Question about Audio Players & Recorders
I just purcheased these Acoustic Research Model AW871 wireless sterio speakers and a ONKYO Model TX-SR504 AV receiver. The Acoustic Research transmitter has an audio level indicator light which should flicker intermittently if there is a good connection to the wireless speakers. But the light does not blink or flicker for me - nada. The speakers each show a blue light which means they are picking up a signal from the transmitter, but no sound. Everything is plugged in correctly for power. The AR transmitter comes with a "Y" adapter cable with metal connector plug-ins on the ends for an analog connection. However the ONKYO receiver accepts only bare wire connections for its speaker outputs. So I cut off the metal connector plug-ins, stripped the wire back 1/2" and inserted it the terminal posts for "Front Speakers A." My audio source is a CD player which is plugged into the receiver. The receiver setting are set for CD input and front speakers A output. I am not getting any sound from the wireless speakers and no audio level indicator light on the transmitter. What am I doing wrong
Your connection between the AR transmitter and the ONKYO receiver sounds solid. I'd guess it's the wireless speakers that are the wrong point, or at least that's what I'd look at first. Doing a bit of research, I noticed a couple minor points. First, these seem prone to RF interference from other RF devices. Have to tried switching channels on them? Second, someone reported theirs would not work properly unless the speakers were turned on just before the transmitter, and turned off shortly after the transmitter. Apparently you have to hold the button on the front in for 5 seconds to turn the speakers on or off. I know that's rather basic, but it's been a few days and no one else has responded, so I figured we should start somewhere.
Posted on Aug 31, 2007
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