I have a Pioneer AX5i receiver and I would like utilise the full 7.1 speakers, but would also like to have a seperate stereo amp due to the positioning of the speakers (this would be solely for Cd music and normal TV). I was using the speakers switch on the amp, as I was only using 5.1, but I'd now really like to use the extra two as surrounds. My question is this: If I say plug my DVD player into my Pioneer amp, then output this to another external amp (thus utilising the video switching on the first amp), will the second amp be OK to output the audio? I'm just worried that I might be amplifying the same signal twice if you get what I mean? I think normally the audio out's are for sending the audio signal to a Minidisk recorder,etc. I think it would be OK, but if this is not feasible there is no point me purchasing a second amp! Any advice greatly appreciated!