Hi! I just bought a nice Onkyo SR606 amplifier, and all I have is a 4.1 channel Altec Lansing ACS56 speaker set which is originally for the computer. I really want to connect them to my new amplifier, but can't seem to understand how to overcome the analog to digital problem... what goes where?
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Being a 500W amplifier, you need to connect speakers with 300W each. The correct method to connect speakers is red terminal of speaker should be connected to red terminal of amplifier & black to black. The left side to left side speaker & right to right speaker. There may be main & remote terminals. Main speakers are the speakers at local place of the amplifier & remote for remotely placed speakers. I do have Technics SU-V85A which is somewhat similar. Enjoy! A nice piece to listen.
Do you mean you want to connect 2 pairs of speakers, or just 2 speakers like you say in your question? There are 4 pairs of screws on the back of your amplifier on the upper right side of the rear panel near the fuse cap and the AC outlets. Each pair of screws will be connected to one speaker. Your Onkyo can be connected to 4 speakers. If you want to connect only 2 speakers, use the screws labeled "SPEAKER A" and connect the speakers to the left and right channels, and make sure you connect the + speaker wire to the screw with the red marking around it. Connect your other speakers the same way, one speaker per pair of screws.
check your amplifier output speaker impedance requirements.. example: 8 ohms...build a speaker 8 ohms in parallel or series connection.. check the impedance using ohmeter ..you must reach the required impedance..
use 1 cell battery to check if you speakers are in-phase...if one speaker did not ..reverse connection and check again ...to give the good sound...hope you understand my english..:)
Unfortunately can't connect it that way. The pre out is only meant to go directly into an amplifier that has all of the same inputs (front/rear, center and surround), not a standard receiver. (Pre amp to amp only, not pre amp to receiver) If your Onkyo doesn't have all the same inputs as your Kenwood preamp has outputs you will just use your standard left/right outputs from the Kenwood to your Onkyo input (CD, Tape, Phono,DVD etc) then use the outputs (front/rear, center and surround) from your Onkyo receiver and connect directly to your speakers..
Have the same amp and speakers, had some trouble getting the imput signals sorted from the HDMI input as im using a PC with HDMI output from the mother board and Windows Media Centre. havent tryed using the mic set up yet.
Did you resolve the issue? have you tried the 7.1 outputs
You have a shorted speaker, crossed speaker wires Or a blown speaker. The amp is reacting to the short.
Start with one speaker by itself, unplug the rest. Check the polarity. Run it on the channel that cuts out. can you replicate it? Check the connections on the amp, and see if they are really close to touching.
Absolutely if it happens on both amps, unless you bought both B stock or Remanufacturerd and they have the same problem. This is rare
Sounds like classic dry joint on speaker terminal ROTELS are well known for it,if you can use a soldering iron or know someone who can resolder the pins where these terminals are connected,always make sure amp is unplugged from wall socket before ...
Can I ask you something? I have the same but the remote doesn't work, and I have no sound in the B speakers. I wonder if there's something that I have to do with the remote, or there's a problem with the receiver, Thanks.