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6ohm and 8 ohm impedance speakers on AVR300

Discussion in 'Arcam Owners' Forum' started by Sparky66, Apr 7, 2005.

  1. Sparky66

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    First of all I would like to say what a great resource this forum is. It ultimately has led me to purchase the Fmj DV29 DVD player and now the AVR300 receiver - I'm over the moon !!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
    I have the receiver feeding Acoustic Energy Speakers (Aelite series).My two fronts (Aelite 3) and centre speaker are rated at 8 ohm impedance. I also have two rears (Aelite 2) but these are rated at 6 ohm impedance. My question is , do I set the Arcam AVR300 receiver for 4 or 8 ohm output. I do not want to risk damaging anything.
    Anyone and even Arcams thoughts on this matter would be greatly appreciated. :lease:
     
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    My speakers are 8 ohm and I was told by my dealer to set the AVR300 to 4 ohm.

    John
     
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    Hi,

    You won't damage anything either way. However the AVR300 will run cooler and can deliver more current set in the 4 Ohm mode, so if you have some 6 Ohm speakers in the system I would advise using this setting.

    Regards,
    Andrew
     
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    Thanks all for your great response.Good to see Arcam taking an active roll in this forum. Goes to show what a great company we are dealing with here and the confidence it instills in me to purchase Arcam products into the future.
    Well Done !! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     

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