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How to connect 6.1 speakers to 7.1 receiver


How do I connect a 7.1 channel AV receiver to a set of 6.1 speakers?

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Using the Onkyo display setup, you can turn off one surround speaker, and your receiver should realize it's using the 6.1 channels instead of the 7.1

If you don't want to go that route, use the mic setup that came in the box and your Onkyo will determine by itself the 6.1 channel layout.

It should work fine.

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: back speakers with av denon 1908

Plug your rear 5.1 speakers into the surround speaker connections. Be sure to use the AVR 1908 set up menu to set rear speakers (not an amp assign). Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Can I connect my Onkyo TX-SR700 Receiver's Pre Out

yes. in order to do so, all analog input connections must be utilized by each device connected to the oynko

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

Testimonial: "topless422 Thanks a lot for the input. (assume you mean use all six Outs of pre out -to- all six Ins to Multi Channel) Ward "

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SOURCE: My very old Denon AV Receiver (DRA-55V) works fine

check your speaker A - B channel push-button switchces. They tend to get worn and contacts internally corroded after all these years <!-- from fixya rte -->

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Pioneer vsx 515 overload and shuts down what can i do to fix this problem.


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First of all remove all the speaker connections from the amplifier. After that power the amplifier and check the overload (protect) show or not . if not, then any of the speaker is damaged or you have to check the impedence of your receiver and speakers. It will be written on the rear side of both receiver and speakers in ohms. PIONEER recommend to connect 8 ohms speakers in to this AV receiver. If you are using 6 ohms speakers you have to do some setting in the AV receiver.For that do the following

1. With the receiver in standby, press STANDBY/ON while holding down the SPEAKER IMPEDANCE button.( Each time you do this, you switch between the impedance settings: )


SP 6 OHM - Use this setting if your speakers are rated at 6 Ohms

SP 8 OHM - Use this setting if your speakers are rated at 8 Ohms or more


You are not able to connect speakers with impedence bellow 6 Ohms with this receiver. Becuse the AV receivers impedence range is 6 - 16 Ohms.
If then also it shows protect you have to check the amplifiers hardware.

AV receivers shows protect mode , when there is a hardware fault in side it. Its a warning that some thing is wrong.
Normally AV receivers show this when any of the output amplifier get some problem. there are six amplifiers in this AV receiver. May occur when the output diver transistors of any of the amplifier become shorted. if the output transistor get shorted this will lead to flow of current through the speakers. To prevent this there is a protection circuit for each channels. One combined output of this protection circuit is connected to the system control. when the any of the output amplifier fails, the protection circuit detects it and switch of the speaker and sent data to the system control. when the system control get this data it will give a warning to the customer through display that PROTECT.
You have to check the amplifier.
for that you need digital multimeter,soledring iron screwdrivers etc
open the amplifier , then power it on. connect the negative terminal of the multimeter any where in the chase( metal body of the amplifer). then connect the positive terminal to all the output transistors emitter pin one by one . the voltage should be bellow 0.5V. If any of the emitter of the transistor shows voltage more than 0.5V., then that amplifier stage is faulty. Remove the transistors and check it. if it is shot then replace with a new one.
after replacing the transistors do not power up the amplifier directly from the main. You have to put a bulb of 60 watts in serial.
You can do this easily remove the mains fuse. put the bulb in a holder. now you have to wire from the holder. connect one of it to the one end of the fuse holder and the other wire to the other end of the fuse holder. Why using a bulb is, if there is any further problem in the amplifier stage on which the transistors replaced, there is a possibility of the new transistor get damage. if we use a bulb in serial with its mains supply ,when any overload in the amplifier occur the bulb will drop the current, by lighting itself.
After connecting the bulb in serious power on the amplifier. watch the bulb. It should light for one or two second and go dim . if so check the display, is there is protect mode is on or not . if not and come back to normal operation ,then remove the power , remove the bulb insert fuse and check
connect the power and check.
If the bulb shows bright light then there is some component also faulty in the same amplifier. after removing the power you have to check again the amplifier stage of which the transistor is replaced, for any other faulty components.
ok

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Did you remember to remove the shorting link on the MA BR5 speaker terminal ..When you biwire the speakers you should remember to loosen the speaker terminal nuts and remove the shorting link plate between the HF and the LF terminals or you will short the amplifiers two channels together through the link. And modern amplifiers will take a lot of abuse at low volumes but at high volumes the protection circuit will turn off the device.

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Looking to connect 4 speakers to the surround back


Series the speakers, they may not get as much power as you would like, but your receiver will last longer.

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Back speakers with av denon 1908


Plug your rear 5.1 speakers into the surround speaker connections. Be sure to use the AVR 1908 set up menu to set rear speakers (not an amp assign). Hope this helps.

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Reciever turns off


Powering off usually points to issues with speaker setup. You should read pages 42 and 96 of the 606 manual.

Page 42 covers impedence settings. Check your impedence settings for your speakers. The 606 handles speakers from 4 to 16 ohms. There are two impedence settings on the 606 - 4 ohms and 6 ohms. Set to 4 ohms if your speakers are 4 ohms or more but less than 6 ohms. Set to 6 ohms if your speakers sit between 6 and 16 ohms. Incorrect settings can result in the 606 going into power protection after prolonged use or at higher volume.

Page 96 covers testing for unexpected power protection. You should switch off your AV at source and leave for an hour. Disconnect all cables to speakers and other peripherals (TV, DVD et al). After an hour turn on AV and turn volume to MAX, If the AV remains on, turn down volume to min, switch off AV and reconnect all devices. Make sure the speaker cables are properly connected and that no bare wiring is exposed.

Once you have done this switch on the AV and turn to volume to MAX. If the AV stays on then problem solved. If the AV switches off then you should contact your supplier.

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Nice Receiver!
>In your surround sound settings make sure the levels are set correctly and the distance from your listing point to the furtherest
speakers are set to accommodate the levels etc.
>How many speakers 5.1, 6.1, or 7.1 (1meaning subwoofer)
>Pro-Logic supports 5.1 but not sure about 6 or 7
>Pro-Logic II does support all
>Make sure you are hear the sound from all sometimes the sound is really faint if you are in surround mode

Thank You and good luck

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Nakamichi AV-10 very little sound on the center speaker


could be the speaker, try connecting another speaker and cable and see if it improves. If the problem is still there and you've checked all the settings insuring that its not turned down, then could be an internal problem with the receiver.
Hope this helps a little at least.

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