Onkyo TX-LR552 will it work for my room?

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  1. Norm

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    I have a bed room thats the size of a two car garage will this reciver be enough? I currently have an old Sony 545 thats dying on me. The Sony is 100 watts per channel & the Onkyo only 65. I really only watch DVDs & Direct TV. Thanx
     
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    Sony probably exaggerates its output claims. Onkyo, on the other hand...

    65 Watts per channel, measured with a 1 kHz tone, with 6 ohm impedence, with 5% THD.

    It sure sounds as if Onkyo is tweaking all the test conditions in a desperate effort to achieve 65 watts per channel. Perhaps you'd be better off with another model...
     
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    I have Infinity Reference 2000.2
    8 ohm
    15-100w
    331047
     
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    if you have some data on the efficiency of the speakers, you can plug it into a spl calculator
     
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    I have a pair of those same speakers which I tend to float around a bit. I found that the speakers performed quite well with a Panasonic XR55 receiver. I set the treble to -4 and the bass was left at "0". The sound was quite good.
     
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    The Panasonic XR55 receiver is 100 W/channel. The Onkyo is maybe 40W into 8 ohm loads. Some report that a hissing sound is audible even at low volumes.

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