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Volume display seems backward

When I increase the volume on my avr5 the number display shows with a negative sign and as the volume increases the numbers go down. When I decrease the volume the numbers increase into the plus sign range. This seems wrong to me. I have no preamp or dts decoder attached to the receiver and have tried resetting it using the cd/tape mon buttons but it has no effect. The receiver works fine - this is strictly a problem that irks me when I adjust the volume.

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This is because the volume knob on ANY stereo is actually an attenuator.  Meaning, the stereo would play at full blast (way too loud!) if left to it's own limits of power, so your volume knob is actually "dialing down" the power, or when fully turned up, letting it all flow.
The reason that the numbers change like that is it's showing you how much attenuation is happening in decibels, or dB, so for insTance, when it's at "-30" that's a pretty decent volume, but at "-5" it's much louder and your neighbors might complain.  I think you'll notice that it can be cranked to something like "+5" which on my AVR 100 will blow the speakers.
In other words, this is normal, so relax and enjoy the music!

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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