Question about Audio & Video Receivers
SOURCE: Amplifier Power & Speakers
It's a common misconception that a high-powered amplifier will hurt a speaker when the opposite is more true.
Power ratings are specified within certain parameters at or below certain distortion levels. The problem with UNDER-powered amplifiers is that when they reach for the loudness beyond their clean capabilities they get really dirty and start to distort their output. Distortion will kill even a good speaker faster than a loud clean signal will. Stronger amps run more within their comfort zones and rarely strain for more than brief periods.
In no case should you ever try to do like Spinal Tap in their Mockumentary and turn the volume to '11'. ;-)
The HK's are fine. Speakers are a matter of (mostly) personal preference while amps running within their design limitation don't really sound different so go try out some speakers, see if they'll let you audition them at home and have some fun.
Posted on Apr 28, 2009
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1. With the receiver in standby, press STANDBY/ON while holding down the SPEAKER IMPEDANCE button.( Each time you do this, you switch between the impedance settings: )
SP 6 OHM - Use this setting if your speakers are rated at 6 Ohms
SP 8 OHM - Use this setting if your speakers are rated at 8 Ohms or more
You are not able to connect speakers with impedence bellow 6 Ohms with this receiver. Becuse the AV receivers impedence range is 6 - 16 Ohms.
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