Question about Yamaha HTR-5830 Receiver
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First of all you should never indicate speakers as Large unless they can produce below 20Hz (which is very low), otherwise always set your speakers to Small.
Second, did you also indicate in teh setupmenu that you have a subwoofer? Because if all speakers are set to Large some receivers will omit a subwoofer because Large indicates the speakers can reproduce all sounds even below 20Hz.
So walk through your setup menu, say YES when the sub (SFW) is asked for and that should do the trick.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
Clarify, did it ever work for you? Were both receivers used properly configured for the subwoofer? Did you also test the other speaker moduels running off the subwooferto see if they work?
Speaker Receiver setting
• Left and right LARGE
• Center LARGE
• Left and right surround LARGE
• Center surround* LARGE
• LFE/Subwoofer ON
With an Acoustimass 16 Series II system or upgraded Acoustimass 15 Series IlI system only.
Posted on Apr 28, 2009
You are having a component failure problem in the switching circuit. This unit should be taken in for service. Since it is going into the protection mode on any switch operation the failure is serious and needs to be repaired before it causes more damage to the receiver.You can call this number to find a Yamaha service center near you. 1-800-492-6242. You can also go to the www.yamaha.com website. go to the support section and put in the model number of your receiver and check out the frequently asked questions and troubleshooting sections to see if someone else has had this problem and had a repair solution printed. I hope this helps you with your problem
Posted on May 18, 2009
Model number of the Lux? The only unknown to me regarding the answer is if the Lux speakers are designed for non-Lux attachment. If there are molded connectors on their leads I would be cautious as that is usually the manufacturer's subltlke clue that you really don't want toi mix them with other makers. If they're bare wire I think you're ok.
The impedance selector on the receiver supports minimum 4-ohm front and 6-ohm center and rear, so you'd be marginal on those last two, but barring excessive high volumes I'd think it would work. The powered sub is supported and its impedance spec is irrelevant.
Just curious, is this an upgrade in electronics? From what?
Posted on Feb 24, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks for the helpful advice. I'll watch out the high volumes for rear speakers. the model number for Lux Audio is LUX-8500. yea the leads are bare."
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