Question about Pioneer VSX-D511 Receiver
Hiya I have a pioneer vsx-d511 receiver and have just noticed after 5 years of use that the internal fan never spins up. I have noticed that it has three wires going to it, so I was wondering whether it was temperature or volume controlled. However if it is supposed to spin at all times, can a replacement fan be found? Thanks Sam
There should be a thermistor mounted on the heatsink which will trigger the fan. The fan will not likely turn on if you are using your receiver for 2-channel music. Try using all amp channels by playing a DVD in DTS or AC-3 audio mode and crank up the volume - lots of bass will do the job. You can place a piece of tissue paper near the vent so you don't have to use a flashlight to watch and wait until it turns on. My receiver takes about 3 songs from the Eagles DTS DVD at high levels before the fan would turn on. As soon as the temperature is lower than the limit, the fan would turn off.
Posted on Feb 02, 2008
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