Question about Yamaha RX-V463 Receiver

2 Answers

Can I mix 6 and 8 ohm speakers?

I am getting ready to set up my new Yamaha RX-v463. It has the option of changing the impedance from 8 ohm to 6 ohm. Now my problem is that my front speakers are 6 ohm, center is 8 ohm and rears are 8 ohm. What should I set the Amp to? Can I safely use a mixture or should I buy 8 ohm speakers for the fronts?

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Most Yamaha HTR's are high current receivers so setting the receiver to 8 ohms and running the 6 ohm speakers shouldn't be a huge problem. I wouldn't crank the volume though if i were you but at a decent level you should be fine.

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 66 Answers

I would not suggest mixing. Use either 6 or 8 only but i highly suggest not mixing unless it gives the option to set a certain input for a certain Ohm. If you mix your either going to mess up a speaker or the receiver itself.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Impedance setting on Yamaha AV Receiver


Hi. You can always use a Receiver with an output impedance that is lower than the speakers input impedance.Problems arise when you try to use a Receiver with a higher output impedance than the Speakers input impedance.

Receiver 6 ohms speakers 8 ohms......YES..
Receiver 8 ohms Speakers 6 ohms.......YES, WITH CAUTION

Jan 15, 2013 | Yamaha RX-V673 7.2 Channel AV Receiver...

1 Answer

Speaker impedance and the Yamaha RXV 463


You risk to crash a set of speakers. In any case this will have a detrimental effect on the sound

Aug 04, 2008 | Yamaha RX-V659 Receiver

1 Answer

I just purchased a yamaha RX-V767 receiver. I have a polk surround sound speaker system 5.1 that have an impededance of 8 ohms. The receiver has an impedece adjustment knob on it. would it be safe to...


No, you don't want to do that. The Ohm output on the amplifier must match the speakers. Run 8 Ohm speakers on 8 Ohm and run all your speakers on the same impedance (Ohms). Your gonna burn your amplifier up if you run different impedances.

Mar 24, 2011 | Yamaha NS-A60X Main / Stereo Speaker

1 Answer

I have Cerwin-Vega speakers that are 4 ohms, what do I set the impedance at?


You can set the speaker impedance in the Advanced menu. See page 45 of english manual (it can be on different page in other language manual).
In standby mode, on the receiver (not on remote!) press STANDBY/ON while pressing and holding STRAIGHT button. THe "ADVANCED SETUP" should show in the LCD display. Now use PROGRAM +/- buttons to navigate the menu. Select "SP IMP." which is speaker impedance setting. Press STRAIGHT to select the correct value. Options are 6ohm and 8ohm. 6ohm setting means 6 and less, so select this option. Now you can turn the unit off by using STANDBY/ON. Now when you turn it on again, it will use these new settings.

Feb 08, 2011 | Yamaha Rx-v465/rxv465 Home Theater...

1 Answer

I.want.to.use.a.4.ohm.sub.woofer.with.my.satelite.8.ohms.can.i.do.this ?


I'm making an assumption: that you're using a powered subwoofer as required by this receiver.

Since the RX-V463's amplifiers don't drive the sub directly, and it supplies the sub's amp with only a Line Level signal, the impedance of the sub is irrelevant.

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Yamaha-RX-V463-Receivers-manual/id/13748dj482/t/2/

Jan 11, 2011 | Yamaha RX-V463 Receiver

1 Answer

Yamaha RX-V465 switches off when increasing volume beyond -21.0dB


What speakers you have connected? This receiver supports only 6 and 8 ohm speakers (not 4 ohm). Also check if the ohm settings are correctly set in Advanced Setup (in standby press on the front panel STANDBY while holding STRAIGHT button). In this menu check the setting SP IMP. (speaker impedance) if it maches your speakers (6 or 8 ohm).
Disconnect all inputs and also all speakers. With nothing connected, try to increase the volume. If it still will power off, the unit is probably faulty and should be repaired.
If it does turn off only with speakers connected, check the speaker wires and the speakers, the problem will be there.

Mar 14, 2010 | Yamaha Rx-v465/rxv465 Home Theater...

1 Answer

My Yamaha RX-V390 receiver when volume turns up it turns off


Does it display something on LCD? Maybe you have connected speakers with wrong impendance and the receiver is overheating.
Check the impedance of speakers, it should be at least 6 ohm. Also check the receiver manual if it has settings for impendace (6 or 8 ohm).

Feb 01, 2010 | Yamaha RX-V390 Receiver

1 Answer

With my RX-V663 can I use presence speakers less than 8 ohms?


Basically you can use any speaker as long as you use the volume button wisely. Damage will only occur if you raise the volume level to the extremes. Bigger speakers should be no problem, if you want bi-amping, your speakers should support that as well.

Apr 10, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V663 Receiver

1 Answer

RX-V2600 shuts down


Try checking your speaker impedance. If you have 6 ohm or 8 ohm speakers make sure the impedence matches. On the front panel hold down button that says "straight effect" while pressing Stanby/On button, it will default to SP IMP 8 min, press straight effect again, if you have 6 ohm speakers, then press Standby again to exit setting. Also, double check your speaker wires to make sure they are all connected, and none are loose.

I hope this helps.

Mar 31, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V2600 Receiver

1 Answer

Selection of a and b on yamaha-v463


yes it is only either a or b because the unit is designed to handle min impedance of 8ohms speaker. you can not use both at the same time

Jan 30, 2009 | Yamaha RX-V463 Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
Yamaha RX-V463 Receiver Logo

1,762 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Yamaha Audio Players & Recorders Experts

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

5190 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74482 Answers

Are you a Yamaha Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...