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Help Hello, I own a Onkyo TX-SR804 7.1 surround receiver. I recently moved it to a different part of my room. I put all the wires and plugs in the same places, even took pictures so I wouldn't do anything different. Now I have a problem. Everything works fine until I increase the volume substantially. When this happens the receiver shuts off. I know this is a protective device to prevent the receiver from blowing. What could be wrong. Thank you, Jim Fliss

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Check the rated impedance of your speakers. Use the manufacturer's rating. Don't try to measure it with an ohmmeter. This should be printed on the rear panel. If not, check your manual if you have one. The receiver probably shouldn't be connected to speakers rated any lower than 6 Ohms. If the speakers are 6 or higher, check your wires and connections for any stray strands that could be causing a short. I also have to wonder what "increase the volume substantially" means. Are we talking potential hearing damage? Maybe the receiver is saving you from your self.

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