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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Todd_Petersen

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Posted December 19 2002 - 04:45 PM

I just got a AVR 507 today and i have one question. I am using 4ohm speakers and with my old receiver i had to go into setup and choose between 8 and 4 ohms. I cant see anywhere in the manuel to select the correct ohms. Will it automatically be ok for my speakers?

#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Mike Butny

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Posted December 19 2002 - 06:39 PM

Dont worry about it, just relax and enjoy your new purchase.
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#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Todd_Petersen

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Posted December 20 2002 - 08:45 AM

Well I just dont want to hurt anything, that is my main concern. Thanks

#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Chip E

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Posted December 20 2002 - 09:33 AM

Todd, There's no setting to change between 4 & 8ohms. It just handles it. I have a Ref50, same processor. My speakers are 4ohm as well (PSB Stratus Silveri's). It just means my amp(B&K Ref200.5) will almost double down for loud transient peaks from 200wpc to 375wpc. The 507 works the same way. I had a 307 for almost a year, before owning a Denon 5803 which also worked the same way, it just handled it.
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