Arcam avr 280 no sound until past 37 db

toxic mango

Active Member
Hi there,

Was hoping for help/guidance - nothing can be heard from connected cd or iPhone until volume goes past 39 db at which point starts of very low- is that normal (sorry not turned on for while) - many thanks tm
 

nrighton

Active Member
I have an AVR 300 and experience the same results. It is part of the design. Per John Dawson (Arcam's #1) the AVR volume levels are designed to run without distortion even at the highest level. I regularly set the volume between 70-85db depending on content. You may consider switching the impedance of the receiver to 4ohm if you speakers are designed for it. Here is a link to an old post with some similar information.

http://www.avforums.com/forums/arcam-products/665177-arcam-avr300-volume.html

http://www.avforums.com/forums/arcam-products/165755-avr-300-output-wattage.html

Nick
 
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