Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Positioning Floorstanding Speakers

Our Newest Flagship Model: The M100

Why We Make Our Own Drivers

Wall'O'Fame
"Serenity Cinema", now with 40% extra Serenity!
Updated as requested.
Who's Online
5 registered (pmbuko, 1sweetspot, brwsaw, St_PatGuy, Ken.C), 118 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
12674 Members
11 Forums
22680 Topics
400416 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17695
pmbuko 16222
SirQuack 13311
CV 11054
MarkSJohnson 10670
Meanwhile On Facebook

8| Don't miss Andrew Welker's post on our message boards about the new subwoofer...

󾓲 The April Newsletter is out! Did you get your copy? http://www.axiomaudio.co...

Double-take! :O How well do you know our line? First one to spot the surprise...

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#256057 - 04/08/09 02:34 PM M80's and receivers
shag Offline
veteran

Registered: 11/29/04
Posts: 158
Loc: Florida
I know most of us pair up the M80's with the likes of Denon's or Harman Kardon's and even a few Pioneer Elites out there.

I currently have a HK AVR-630 and I want to upgrade to Blu-ray and HDMI, etc, etc. The new Onkyo TX-SR607 has such a greater feature set than the new HK AVR-354. Are any of the new Onkyo's capable of powering the M80's without issues?
_________________________
Shag
My Home Theater

Top
#256058 - 04/08/09 02:56 PM Re: M80's and receivers [Re: shag]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10393
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Any of the Onkyo's that carry the THX certification should be able to drive the M80s, as this certification means it can handle down to a 3ohm load. There are a few Onkyo owners that are running M80s, I just can't remember who they are.
_________________________
Jason
-----------------
TTTHHHPPPPPTTTT!

My HT

Top
#256077 - 04/08/09 05:53 PM Re: M80's and receivers [Re: jakewash]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13311
Loc: Iowa
With that said, there have been some individuals that have had issues. Onkyo's do run warm by nature, but you should be fine. I know if you go to their website it says they are THX 4ohm certified (3.2ohm tested by THX)


Edited by sirquack (04/08/09 06:04 PM)
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top
#256108 - 04/08/09 10:44 PM Re: M80's and receivers [Re: SirQuack]
shag Offline
veteran

Registered: 11/29/04
Posts: 158
Loc: Florida
The Harman Kardon's run warm/hot as well. I have an external fan sitting on top of mine to keep it cool just in case. I would imagine HK's new models aren't any different.
_________________________
Shag
My Home Theater

Top
#256110 - 04/08/09 10:53 PM Re: M80's and receivers [Re: shag]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13311
Loc: Iowa
Seems like it has been a long time since HK has come out with any new receivers, what is up with that. \:\)
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.