receiver temperature.

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  1. PeterK

    PeterK Supporting Actor

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    I am worried that I may be over working my receiver. I put in starwars to the arena scene and cranked it to the max volume that I would ever want to use. I put a thermometer on top of the receiver and I got up to 40 degrees C. is this too hot?
     
  2. PeterK

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    btw, the ambiant temperature in the room is 25C.
     
  3. Mike Fassler

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    40°C isnt that hot for electronics, what receiver is it and what type of area is it in? Just make sure it has adequate ventilation around it and you should be fine.
     
  4. Dr. Anthony Rosalia

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    Just make sure you have good cooling: aka about 2 inches all around for adequate ventilation. Most electronics have temperature switches to cut off if too hot, the denon has one built in as well.
     
  5. John Garcia

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    You will know you are straining the amp when you start to hear audible distortion in your speakers. If it doesn't start to actually sound strained, you are probably not pushing it too hard. That doesn't mean 2hrs of this type of use won't push it to the limit.
     

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