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Hey I have a XR-P970F pioneer stereo that I got from my dad a long time ago and I was going to get some new cables for it at the source so I was trying to get a feel for how many watts it can handle. It originally came with 2 100 watt speakers and 3 20 watt speakers and I recently got 2 70 watt speakers from a garage sale that I wanted to replace the 20 watts with. The guy at the store said that since my system said it was 180 watts on the back that it shouldn't be able to handle the 2 100 watt speakers I have at all which doesn't make any sense. I've held off on trying to mesh together all these speakers now out of fear of destroying the system all together. So how do I find out how much it can take?

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well based on the specification of the unit u can use only 100 Watts x 2 for stereo and 100 Watts x 5 for surround. but u used 250 Watts x 2, this alone will overload the system. u may have blown the power amplifier ic/transistor not the fuse, otherwise there will be no display at all.

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SOURCE: Surround sound speakers

two rms-70 watt are good enough for you.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

SOURCE: reg: Cerwin-Vega! 250SE 125 watt

i had the same problem & got them fixed at a professional audio place in town & now my speakers are like new. They will last me another 10 years. I suggest you have them fixed by a professional.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Can I run 8 speakers and 1 sub through 1 1200watt 2:1 Sony Xplod?

asuming the 8s are 4ohms each; wire two in series and that gives you 8ohms then two more in series then you put those together in parallel and it gives you a 4ohm load. repeat with other four for the other side. you should then be able to bridge the sub


series; posative of one speaker to negative of other speaker and that doubles your ohms

parallel; posative to posative negative to negative and that cuts the ohms in half

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: connecting TV and DVD for surround sound

HDMI is fantastic in that's the only thing you need to plug in to get what you want.
You'll need two of them however. Plug one end of the HDMI cord into the HDMI "OUT" on the dvd player and the other end of it to the receiver..labeled HDMI 'IN' Then, take the second cord and do that step with the receiver back to your big screen...HDMI OUT to IN.
Surround sound from TV sources only needs a L&R audio cable connected to the receiver input labled TV or MONITOR audio IN. Unless you'd like 5.1 dolby digital or DTS from the television that requires devices that you haven't mentioned owning. In that case you will be able to get Dolby ProLogic and Pro Logic II from stereo broad casted sources on your TV.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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