Free Shipping on All Orders 1-866-764-1801

Vist our Online Store
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Stupid question

  1. #1

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Ireland
    Posts
    100

    Default Stupid question

    Hi all here's my stupid question

    I have a pair of lsi15 4 ohm speakers and five 6 ohm speakers which will be powered by an onkyo 876 I will use the pre outs to power the lsi15 with a rotel 1572.

    My question is what do I set the receiver to 4 ohm or 6 ohms do you even get to choose or is of all done automatic

  2. #2

    Member Sales Rating: (15)

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN
    Posts
    7,407

    Default

    Assuming that your Onkyo will handle the 6ohm load, you don't have to do anything.

    You never have to change anything to set a reciever/amp to put out a different ohm rating.

    Anyways, if you think about it, since you won't be powering the LSis with the reciever anyways, you only need to worry about the 6ohm. :)
    I don't read the newsssspaperssss because dey aaaallllllllll...... have ugly print.

  3. #3

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Ireland
    Posts
    100

    Default

    Thanks 4 ur quick reply

  4. #4

    Member Sales Rating: (0)

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Fairchild AFB WA.
    Posts
    3,630

    Default

    The 876, like most Onkyo receivers only have two options for speaker impedance. One option is "4 ohms" and that should only be used for speakers that have an impedance of 4 ohms but less than 6 ohms. The other option is "6 ohms" that should be used for speakers with an impedance between 6 and 16 ohms. It is on page 61 of your owners manual if you want to check it out and verify. So yours should be set to "6 ohms"
    HT Rig
    Receiver- Onkyo TX-SR806
    Mains- Polk Audio Monitor 70
    Center- Polk Audio CS2
    Surrounds- Polk Audio TSi 500's :D
    Sub- Polk Audio PSW125
    Retired- Polk Audio Monitor 40's
    T.V.- 60" Sony SXRD KDS-60A2000 LCoS
    Blu-Ray- 80 GB PS3


    2 CH rig (in progress)
    Polk Audio Monitor 10A's

    It's not that I'm insensitive, I just don't care.. :D

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

     

Similar Threads

  1. stupid question...again !!
    By beardog03 in forum Electronics
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-24-2009, 07:10 PM
  2. Stupid question
    By Motzart in forum Subwoofer Hookup & Bass Management
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 09-07-2008, 05:32 AM
  3. ok i got a really stupid question...
    By 2000AccordSE in forum Car Audio & Electronics
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 10-16-2006, 09:33 PM
  4. I have a stupid question....
    By confused1234 in forum Speakers
    Replies: 72
    Last Post: 06-11-2006, 09:07 PM
  5. another stupid question
    By beardog03 in forum Basic Hookup/Wiring Questions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-19-2005, 12:46 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts