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Can i use 4 ohm surround speakers on a sony str-de597 receiver

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SOURCE: Protector flashing on Sony AV receiver--Model STR-DG600

Me reicever rite protect some time ,i put the sytem off and a start again

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: No sound from rear speakers during test tone usng Sony STR-DE475

I had this problem last night.

To solve it, you can reset the amp by:

1) Put the receiver on stand-by
2) Hold down "MODE" button and press on button
3) "S.F. CLR" appears in the display and surround is back on.


Good luck

Dr Gardner

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Speakers pop and rear speakers cut out of surround sound

Hi,
your problem is a bad solder connection of the relay linked to the lautspeaker sockets. I had the same problem and googled for the solution. Since I resoldered the pins everything is fine. That problem is well known and happens to a lot of Sony receivers.

I can send you a link with a detailed how-to-do solution with pictures, however it's written in german language. But you can use some online translators.

Here is the link: http://www.bmw-syndikat.de/bmwsyndikatforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=28280&FORUM_ID=20&CAT_ID=9&Forum_Title=Geplaudere&Topic_Title=Problem+Sony+STR-DE445

Ralf (from Germany)

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 4 ohm speakers with 8 ohm receivers

Please check with the manual of your receiver whether it is capable of running 4 ohm speakers.

if yes, then please go ahead, you will not loose any Sound quality. Sound quality will depend a lot on the performace of the speaker as well as the frequency range it can deliver.

If no, please do not connect. Though, you might be able to play and listen to the music, but it will overload your receiver!!

If you are not sure, please let me know the brand and model of your receiver and I can check for you.

Please do rate this solution and thanks for using FixYa!

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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I have a Sony STR-DE597 FM/AM Receiver .It has audio out plug and i have a Jensen js650 100 watt Subwoofer. how can i hook them up. Thanks.


The reason you may find it difficult to connect the Sony Receiver to the Jensen JS650 is that the JS650 does not have a line level input (RCA) to match the RCA subwoofer output of the STR-DE597 receiver. In this case, all you need to do is connect an extra set of speaker wires from the "Speaker B" Left and Right speaker connections on the back of the Sony to the speaker input connectors on the Jensen. On the front panel of the Sony, select speakers A+B settings so that the subwoofer is on in parallel with the front speakers.

I hope this answer is helpful to your home system set up.

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I have a Sony STR-DE597 FM/AM Receiver .It has audio out plug and i have a Jensen js650 100 watt Subwoofer. how can i hook them up? Thanks.


The Jensen JS650 does not accept line level input so you need to use the Front B speaker output from your Sony receiver and not the RCA subwoofer output. Even though your subwoofer is active, it does not support line level (RCA) signals.

Just connect the subwoofer as you would a pair of speakers. Once connected, you make sure the front panel speaker switch on the Sony is set to A+B so you get sound from your existing speakers (A) and subwoofer (B).

I hope that works for you.

Feb 15, 2015 | Sony STR-DE597 Receiver

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I have a str-de750 and a str-de597 both after less than 2 years of use flashed "protected" and are rendered useless to me.I will not purchase a 3rd one unless this can be resolved.FYI since the...


Hi, It may not be a wiring problem, or a heat issue, but it should be related to what is at the other ends of the speaker wire. I, of course, don't really know what is happening with your receivers. I guessing.
My only rational guess besides the receivers having been defective is this.

So here the theory part:
An amplifier is designed to operate with a certain amount of 'LOAD" on it's speaker outputs.
It will say something, in the manual and perhaps on the back of the unit itself at the speaker terminals
"4-8 Ohms (a measure of resistance, the load itself) 4-16 Ohms, etc.
So what happens when you wire in parallel Two 8 ohm speaker systems together. You get 4 ohms.
Not a problem.
What happens if you wire four 8 ohm speakers together, you get a load of 2 Ohms. This level of resistance if very low for a receiver and it will go into a protection mode. If you were able to run it without protection, the output transistors would cook internally. The Receiver itself wouldn't necessarily get hot. But that would happen.
If you put four 4 ohm speakers together. The amplifier would see 1 ohm resistance. That is almost a short circuit.
So if you happen to be running multiple speakers together. Check this point out.
Hope this helps,
Best,
Mark

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I have the sony: STR-DE 685. The sound in the


This sounds like a very poor connection. Please make a new splice on speaker and receiver. This should take care of this for you.

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Looking for a diagram on how to hook up my dish network box to my STR-de597


There is a wiring diagram PDF posted on Sony's support site. However it lacks a configuration for a satellite receiver. Without knowing your particular Dish setup, I'd say use the Component video cables and a fiber optic for the audio if you can. Otherwise, the component video and coaxial cables are your next best choice to get decent video and surround capability.
In both cases, you need 2 sets of video cables One for the in and another for the out. You only need 1 fiber optic or coaxial for audio if you do not plan on running the TV speaker system. Use the video 2 inputs for either video type.

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Try connecting one speaker at a time. The "protect" indicates a short or improper impedence (ohms) in one of the speaker lines. it may not be directly shorted, but I'll need to know what you have hooked up for speakers. Also, do you have any electronic meters?

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is the center speaker turned up in the reciever speaker settings? each speaker can be adjusted to a level that is higher or lower or all the same as the rest. also is the dolby digital turned on in the reciever settings? and changing the surround sound pre set sounds can also improve the type of audio you are listening to in 6.1 surround sound

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