3803 break in period

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  1. Jon Duke

    Jon Duke Stunt Coordinator

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    I'm picking up my new 3803 tonight. Any tips for breaking in this beauty? I had planned on running the receiver with the TV for a couple days straight. Would this be the best way to go?
     
  2. BrianJ>Y

    BrianJ>Y Stunt Coordinator

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    I highly doubt receivers break in. Do whatever you like though, just don't stress over it. Enjoy your new toy!

    -Brian
     
  3. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    Receivers do not require breaking in. After thirty minutes (or less) of being switched on, they reach proper operating temperatures and that's that. Look at this way: If a piece of electronic gear (receiver, preamp, power amp, tuner, etc.) did require a break-in period, then it wasn't properly designed.
     
  4. Jon Duke

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    Thanks Brian and Jack...

    That makes sense to me... Looks like I have SPL meter fun ahead of me tonight![​IMG]
     
  5. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

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    I concur with Mr. Briggs. I would though, leave the unit on for a while and make sure that all the features on it work. For example, if you're thinking at some point of using the unit as a pre/pro, see if you can borrow an amp to ensure there aren't any issues.
     

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