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Russound PRO-6HP

6-pair, dual-source speaker selector

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Our take on the Russound PRO-6HP

The Russound PRO-6HP gives you flexible speaker-switching options for multi-room applications. It allows you to connect as many as 6 pairs of speakers and play them all simultaneously without damaging your equipment. Create a whole-house system so you can listen to music in every room. Impedance-matching protection circuitry ensures that your amplifier or receiver operates at a safe load. This selector even lets you connect two source amplifiers and switch between them.

Product Highlights:

  • play up to 6 pairs of speakers simultaneously
  • allows switching between two source amplifiers
  • autoformers ensure efficient impedance matching
  • power handling: 100 watts per channel
  • accepts up to 14-gauge speaker wire
  • includes room/speaker labels
  • 17-1/16"W x 3-1/4"H x 9-1/4"D
  • warranty: 10 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Dual-source/6-channel speaker selector
  • Instruction Manual
  • Room labels

Excellent product! My new Russound PRO 6HP runs 6 zones throughout my home and I couldn't be happier!

Gary, S Lake Tahoe, CA


Russound PRO-6HP Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(3 Reviews)


Gary from S Lake Tahoe, CA on 6/13/2018

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent product! My new Russound PRO 6HP runs 6 zones throughout my home and I couldn't be happier!

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

It just keeps on ticking

RickJ from Dallas, Texas on 10/12/2014

This piece of equipment just keeps on ticking. Easy to use.. easy to set up... continued support... I am not sure what else I can say other than, I love it. I am just now changing my home system around but the once piece of equipment that requires no changes is this. If you are looking for a workhorse that will be easy for the non-tech guy like me, then look no further. You have arrived.

Pros: Easy to set up. Easy to operate. Continued free support.

Cons: It wasn't free. It wasn't terribly expensive, but the only thing that would have made it better is if you just gave it away. OK... I am just kidding. There are no cons to this item.

Russound PRO-6HP

Crutchfield customer from Maplewood, NJ on 2/5/2009

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Purchased this speaker selector after trying the Monster SS-6 selector. Connected Monster selector and noticed the sound degraded. The treble was not as sharp, the bass seem somewhat flat. Luckily this selector has a bypass switch so I was able to compare by pressing a button. Connected the Russound Pro-6HP and immediately noticed the sound remained the same from the receiver. The connectors on the back are convenient because they pull out from the chassis. The connector mechanism to secure the speaker wire seems like it could break so be careful.




Hands-on research

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Overview: The Russound PRO series speaker selector (PRO-6HP) is a high efficient dual-source impedance-matching selector. This high-quality speaker selector is designed for use with either 4-ohm or 8-ohm amplifiers and 4-ohm or 8-ohm speakers. The PRO series speaker selector is equipped with a low-frequency protection circuit to reduce subsonic signals which allows high power operation without amplifier shutdown. The PRO series unit also employs audiophile-grade impedance matching autoformers to maintain a safe operating load at the amplifier while distributing maximum power through the system. Autoformers are very efficient because of the small loss incurred as a result of heat dissipation. In addition, the PRO series selector is equipped with a black panel rotary switch , which is used to set the appropriate impedance based on the number of pairs of speakers connected. This switch selects the proper taps of the autoformers, allowing all the amplifier's power to be delivered to your speakers. The PRO series speaker selector can be connected to one or two amplifiers. A front panel button allows switching between the two amplifiers for all speakers connected to the unit.

Note: The Russound PRO series dual source speaker selectors are available in 6-channel, 8-channel and 12-channel.

Dual Source Six Speaker Selector: The PRO-6HP is a robust, efficient dual-source speaker selector for up to six pairs of speakers. Designed for demanding applications, this high-quality speaker selector features a low-frequency protection circuit to reduce subsonic signals. This allows higher power operation without amplifier shutdown.

Two Amplifier Connection: An A/B switch on the front panel allows you to power all your speakers with either of two source amplifiers. The PRO-6HP is designed for use with amplifiers up to 100 Watts per channel RMS continuous and 300 watts per channel peak. The PRO-6HP is also designed for use with either 4- or 8-ohm speakers.

Note: Only one of the two amplifiers connected to the PRO-6HP can be activate; they cannot be both on simultaneously.

Audiophile-Grade Autoformers: The PRO-6HP uses audiophile-grade autoformers for impedance matching to maintain a safe operating load at the amplifier while distributing maximum power throughout your system.

Impedance Switch: A rotary switch on the rear panel sets the appropriate impedance for your amplifier, based on the number of speaker pairs connected.

Speaker Selection: The PRO-6HP features six buttons on the front panel that allows you to select which speakers are playing (1-6) so you can control speakers in several rooms of your home from one central location. Printed room labels are included so you can label the front-panel of your PRO-6HP.

Connections: The PRO series speaker selector has removable modular snap connectors that provide color-coded wire terminations without the need for set-screws. The PRO-6HP provides four pair of speaker inputs for connecting two amplifiers and twelve pair of speaker outputs for up to six pair of speakers. Speaker connections can support multiple speaker pairs wired in parallel or series, provided their combined impedance is a minimum of 4-ohms. The unit's speaker connectors will accept up to 14 gauge wire.

Optional External Volume Controls: If external volume controls (sold separately) are used, connect speaker wire from the appropriate speaker connector on the PRO series selector to the volume control input and from the volume control output to your speaker.

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Best price for an existing wired 4 room speaker system controller [ Thomas  Dec 12, 2015 ]

2 questions already asked

We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Kenny  Feb 25, 2017 ]  Staff
Mark, I don't believe so, however I returned the Pro 6HP and went with the SDB 6.1 since it has the built in volume control for each pair [ John  Oct 08, 2015 ]
Sorry. I don't know the answer to this. Our system was installed by a professional audio installer. I am just a consumer:) [ CHRISTOPHER  Oct 08, 2015 ]

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