I have an infinity powered sub on my pioneer vsx816 reciever at first it was wonderful room filling base but now the reciever does not send sound to it and ive tried everything including putting the sub on another reciever which it does work,what can i do ive had the reciever for 6 months its new
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Re: there is no sound on my powered sub
Since you have a powered sub, the feed to it is a line level signal. If your unit is only 6 months old, it should still be under warranty. Check. If it is under warranty, have it repaired under warranty. Otherwise, update this and we'll dig deeper.
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The receiver's out put sections are grouped in pairs. Front left and right in one output, rear left and right in second output, and center channel and sub output on the third. Sounds like a semiconductor or semiconductors have gone bad in the center & sub output.
Very common problem with today's receivers. Receivers made today don't have a true preamp section in the amplifier and do not amplify the sound to the extent of an older receiver. I have large 15" front speakers on my system, and have stuck with my 15 year old receiver just because I know that a new receiver will not have the power to drive them well. Many of the newer receivers need to be turned up to 50-60% before you can even hear anything from the speakers.
are any mains problem? some houses with old electrics instalations has some power flutuation with power request from music power systems, some sensitive systems, reboot internal diagnostics software and give some errors. try test with another power plug. If has same syntoms all around house. send the receiver and speakers to the repair store, to test.
well as long as all signals are routed through the Denon your on the right track, now what else you have to do is connect all devices to the reciever do not loop one device through another. Also you have to try the different surround fields to hear the one you like the best for music I use 5Ch stereo for movies the surround field varies based on the type of movie
Try hooking up a different signal input to your powered sub, another
stereo or even a dvd players audio output to the sub will work for a
test. Just make sure the subs gain is down before starting. If it
still not producing sound, the subwoofers amplifier is bad. I hope this