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#153854 - 12/18/06 01:40 PM Driving older 4 ohm speakers w/ Denon 2807
oldskoolboarder Offline
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Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 2181
Loc: Menlo Park, CA
So I upgraded the inlaws AVR to a 2807. We've decided to keep their older MK speakers but now I notice (DOH) that they are 4 ohms and the 2807 is rated down to 6 ohms. I read the "warning" in the manual indicating possible shutdown after long periods.

Now assuming that my inlaws don't listen to it loudly or for periods longer than say 4 hours, should this be an issue? Bear in mind that I can provide as much ventilation as possible, even including a fan right on top of the receiver.

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#153855 - 12/18/06 01:58 PM Re: Driving older 4 ohm speakers w/ Denon 2807 [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 12/26/03
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Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Try it and see, the 2807 is a very good receiver. I would be surprised if it wouldn't be up to the task. If they can't use it, I will take it off their hands.
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#153856 - 12/18/06 02:06 PM Re: Driving older 4 ohm speakers w/ Denon 2807 [Re: jakewash]
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I'm thinking you won't have any issues. Axiom has long recommended Denon with m80's, however, they are very easy to drive.
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#153857 - 12/18/06 02:09 PM Re: Driving older 4 ohm speakers w/ Denon 2807 [Re: SirQuack]
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Registered: 05/25/03
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Loc: Menlo Park, CA
Seems to be working fine now. They're satellites, not towers so power requirement isn't that high.

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#153858 - 12/18/06 02:43 PM Re: Driving older 4 ohm speakers w/ Denon 2807 [Re: oldskoolboarder]
Tarun Offline
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Registered: 05/27/05
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Loc: Hillsborough, NJ
Ran My m80's all day yesterday for football via my 2807 and did not have one issue at all. No over heating that I could feel.
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