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Output problem - i think

We have a VSX-D608 receiver and at the moment we only have two speakers hooked up to the 'A' speaker channel. We used it for a function recently and it must have been on for a party for around 10 or so hours and it was working perfectly. It blanked out at some point and only the tweeters were putting sound out (and it sounded tinny) - nothing from the woofers.

I assumed that it got to hot and that it needed a cool off. So after around 12 or so hours of not using it, I went back to the receiver and tried using it again - same problem. When I put my ears up to the speakers, there is absolutely no sound from the woofers from either loudspeaker, and the tweeters on both speakers are only putting out a really 'tinny' sound.

I changed the loudspeaker wiring over so that it now comes out of 'B' speaker channel - same issue.

Is this likely to be a problem with the receiver itself? If so, what is a possible solution? if not, is it likely that both loudspeakers 'went' at the same time?

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Based upon your description, I would suspect the speakers not the receiver. Typically, if the receiver was bad, there would be no sound at all. If the front end of the receiver was bad, this symptom could happen, but that is a rare problem. Can you try a different set of speakers? A or B won't make a difference from the receiver. Pleaes try another speaker set and update this with the results and we'll continue on from there.

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Dan

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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