AVForums.com is owned and operated by M2N Limited, Wortst place is in a cabinet, if it has to be, some get a little lay flat fan for under computers, under the receiver. I am wondering if this is normal or a defected system. But what about USB drives -- why do they get hot? Two speakers, Dayton T652-AIRs connected with 16 gauge cable. Cees @mpakka I have mine setup in the open next to my TV and raised up about an inch by the feet on the bottom and feels slightly warm, this gets it very good veltilation.. 3 Answers. - Hello everyone.. Heat is the result of current flow and the 4200 has a pretty good amount going on inside. I'm just wondering how hot is normal for this thing. Amps get hot because they arent 100% efficient (meaning, electric power (DC) will be converted to electric power (AC) + heat). We focus on education, discussion, and sharing of entry and mid level separate & multi component audio systems. Not too hot to touch, but not far off. Too much of everything according to Mrs Wife. Lovely amp, I'll really miss it, but the HDMI board, I think, has melted. Shouldn't be getting hot to the touch for sure. It would be hard for someone to define "really hot" as you describe. It could be a bad component, or a dead one. All this does is starve your speakers of power, simply so Denon could get 4-ohm certification (at a reduced power level) without making the receiver get too hot during their power tests. I have a Onkyo TX-NR3009 and its getting very hot, so that I have problems with all my equipment in that cabinet. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Copyright © 2000-2021 M2N Limited E. & O.E. it is normal for receivers to get warm when driven .The harder you drive the hotter it will get .I read elsewhere that somebodys sony amp got so hot when driven hard he could hardly touch it.you seem to have plenty of space round your receiver so i should'nt worry. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. well i have had my denon a1se running pretty much all day today and its not so hot that you can't put your hand over, but its notably hotter towards the centre at the front of the amp. Three main reasons. Why does my compressor line get hot? BTW, that area on the amp that you highlighted in red is expected to get hot. I usually don't keep a receiver long enough for a fan to really matter. If left on for a couple of hours, my living room becomes noticeably hotter than the rest of the house. It's been running for a while now and doesn't seem to be getting any hotter now. Jan 7, 2015 #4 Hey folks I used to have a technics reciever with RCA-style briding clips (only reciever i have ever seen like that, you could even plug a pre-amp into the opposing input from where the pre-hit the bridging clip and use a seperate processor with the internal amps on that reciever. Buchardt S400s / Hegel H190 amplifier/Rega planar 8 turntable Apheta 2 cartridge / Rega Aria phono stage/Audiolab 6000cdt transport/ Panasonic BDT-DPM 460 dvd player/ Sony HT-XT3 soundbase / Virgin V6 1TB / Panasonic viera TX-55cx680b 4k TV/ Bedroom system powernode 2i Dali Oberon 1s Panasonic 49" 700b Tv/. I know personally my power charger gets very hot. It's in an open entertainment stand with 2.75 inches vertical clearance, wide open on the front and back, and relatively open on the sides (wide open on the left and maybe 7-8 inches on the right). as for the heat, it sounds normal to me. I recently got a Sony STR-DH790. It's way hotter than my PC. I would recommend that you keep it well ventilated. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the BudgetAudiophile community. You found the hidden text. It's also driving video to my Shield TV directly via the passthru and my PC via ARC from the TV. It is very slightly hotter than it is when not on. I would say it got so hot i could'nt keep touching it for more than a few seconds. Interesting question, Mr. Griffeth. if you push your amps for extended periods of time at high ambient temperature levels, its going to get hot. I've an 1802 which I wouldn't use vertical due to it's larger heatsink but your 1602 is decidedly smaller so may well be OK. Congratulations! All phones have a normal temperature range of 37-43 degrees Celsius, or … I just put my home cinema setup together this weekend and I'm a little worried about home hot my Marantz SR7300 receiver is getting. It's only really hot at the top center though, not at the sides. That, I am told, is due to a bad capacitor and will fail soon. Press J to jump to the feed. Sound like your subwoofer is part of … thus it gets hot, i know my dads avalanche when playing a cd, will make the cd hot enough to make u wince when it hits your hand, but thats only after like 1.5 hours. I needed some help right now with my receiver, it keeps on getting really hot where its almost to hot to touch.. it shut off the other day and went into protect mode when i … Both my processor and power amp run pretty hot. Europe's busiest forums, with independent news and expert reviews, for TVs, Home Cinema, Hi-Fi, Movies, Gaming, Tech and more. My Onkyo 805 finally died last night. Could the heat damage the components after sometime? But, I did notice last week that it got VERY hot. Many of them even have cooling devices or fans inside them to help keep them cool. I have a very small fan...maybe 4" in diameter on mine. Many power transformers get hot.An example of too hot is a recent Twin Reverb reissue I worked on.The PT got so hot you could burn your fingers on the front panel.A new transformer cured that and it just gets warm to the touch now. Powered by Xenforo, Hosted by Nimbus Hosting, Original design Critical Media Ltd. If Total Score is > 4 , then it is time to consider adding a separate power amp to your system. It's not too hot to touch, just warmer than I'm comfortable with. If it was defective, it would probably shut off, at least intermittently. The internet is just like ancient Egypt. And most receivers have internal thermal protection circuits that will shut off at a certain temperature to prevent any damage. As in I don't want to pick it up hot. Is it normal for these things to get hot? The following image is of my receiver. Listening around 15-25 or so (out of 100). It's way hotter than my PC. My sony 1080 is on all day driven at different levels i check every now and then and it never gets to the point where its too hot its usually at the point where its just warm no good telling you ,you really need to compair with the same amp. However, if it is also enclosed it's probably just sufficating. Generally, yes. It got ridiculously hot; it was actually possible to burn yourself on it and I actually made an additional fan, from a PC fan, to sit at the back of the rack to push the air out. That long silver panel is crazy hot (I cannot touch it). The only bad audio system, is the one you don't enjoy to the fullest. regarding wire size, 8 gauge is fine for just the jl amp, but with both amps, 4 gauge is recommended. The reason I bought a new receiver/esc was because the other burnt up due to water damage. While it is normal for an appliance plug to become warm, it is abnormal for such a plug to get hot. I may actively cool it with an 80mm fan over the USB if it gets concerning. What speakers are you using and at what volume? The dryer bottle seems to be getting very hot. Most receivers have a pre out for you to connect a subwoofer to, and does not require the receiver to power the subwoofer. Not so. But how can you tell if your phone is experiencing a problem? Right now i have mine plugged into my Sony Receiver via an HDMI input and its powered via the wall adapter. The tree will have to go. I've posted my experiences with my onkyo ht-rc180 a number of times. Join the AVForums team live on Wednesdays at 7pm UK time. What temperature should it be kept under for typical movie-watching? That is normal and it worked fine the time i had it. I know this is a bit off-thread, but can anyone think of a good reason why I could not use by Denon AVR1602 on its side, still leaving the 'old top' side with lots of space to 'breath'. These run warm, but not as hot as some brands and models from the past- Harmon Kardon receivers ran about as hot as anything I have seen and they suffered because of it. The 805 in particular was known to have an HDMI fault, I'm just amazed it lasted as long as it did, Podcast: The AVForums Virtual Bubble Special Edition, AV: Pioneer VSX-D2011S, Parasound 1205A, Neat Ultimatum MFS, LG BD390, AV: Toshiba SD 510 | Toshiba 32ZD26 | Meridian 561 | Flying Moles| Gallo A'Diva (centre) | Gallo Micro (front L/R) | Velo VX-10, Onkyo TX-NR808, Rotel RMB-1075, LG OLED55C9PLA, 4k HTPC running JRiver Media Center and 35TB media server, B&W CDM 1NT, CNT & SNT, Quad L-ITE, 1TB SkyQ, Logitech Harmony Remote, QED cables. The space at the sides of the receiver are not as important as the ones at the front and back, and especially the room above it. the sehlf above (approx 3-4")does get warm but it doesn't worry me. Is it normal? never turned off, and they're quite warm, but its nothing to worry about. As with many high output receivers you need a fan on them. My Denon 3312ci runs approximately 40 C, or 104 F. Hot to touch, doesn't burn you or anything. My new 200W amps heat up the room so much, that I periodically have to open all the windows to air it out. JavaScript is disabled. If anything it's normalizing, maybe getting a bit less hot? Just checking if this is normal, this is the first AV receiver I've ever owned. By changing your omhms your resistance will go up (switching from 2 to 4 ohm) or down (from 4 to 2 ohm). Essentially a horizontally aligned fan encased in a thin chassis, it extracts hot … they reason they get hot is because the amplifiers w/in the stereo must expell heat (duh) and when there is hardly any room for it to go, it heats the metal up, and everything else. Note: By the book those boxes need 2in space on both sides and above. Like, think "hand on concrete in the sun" in spring or summer kind of warm. Personally, I … Why does my reciever get hot? What temperature is "too hot" for a receiver to run at? It gets.... pretty hot. All people do is write on walls and worship cats. I could be wigging over nothing, as I'm used to keeping my components really cool and extreme cooler block and AIO solutions from doing PC tech stuff. This subreddit is for the budget minded audiophile that wants to grow out of soundbars, boomboxes, portable bluetooth and lifestyle speakers, and PC branded audio solutions. The less ventilation it gets the hotter it will be. If you have ever used a piece of electronic equipment for an extended period of time, you might have noticed that it heats up. I have a Yamaha RXV630RDS and I have had it on now for over 4 hours at -55dB. I've also found that it's the nature of amps to get hot, that's just what they do. Hopefully I can retire the fan. When i touched mine yesterday it … It will not bind either. through an opening in the back), and fresh air can enter. 1 Home Entertainment Tech Community & Resource. Nov 17, 2008 #12 I have an 805 about 1 year and it sits on a glass shelf ona stand and the top shelf is only 1 inch above it, and I was worried about this and bought a fan and it will not fit in this space. Until i bought it I thought the people complaining simply didn't give Onkyos enough ventilation. Gets warm, but never too hot nor does it stop working...and I crank it with movies on. Is this normal? Hot air goes up. Just checking if this is normal, this is the first AV receiver I've ever owned. Like Reply. Not too hot to touch, but not far off. I bought a new receiver/esc for my Super Cub DSM and it still gets really hot as soon as I plug it in. I had a Denon AVR3300 before i bought the AVC A11SR, and the 3300 got really hot and it even had a fan. I've only had it hooked up for the last hour or so. I'm just wondering how hot is normal for this thing. This is sister to the 807. My air compressor has a copper line on it and after it had been running for a long period of time the copper line was very hot – melted my rubber air hose. This is considered normal for most electronics. After 4 hours, It raises the room temp by 10-15 degrees F. Think your amp is hot? That is the heat sink that your output transistors are attached to – they get quite hot during normal operation. I bought onkyo receiver (Tx-sr601) 5 days ago and after listening to music for 2 hours when I checked the receiver it was hot (close to burning hand). Without more specifics, that's about as good an answer as you can hope for. Heat generated from passing electric current through an electrically resistive body is called "ohmic heating." Cooling a router is simple—get some air passing near it. I also hear a faint crackle. I ran it in an open shelf unit with 6" space above and it ran hot. If it matters I'm at high altitude, air is thinner here in Colorado. This website uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. I am debating on replacing the charger or just get a chromebook since I use a tower at home for most of my … It's brand new as well, so I dunno if there's any kind of break in period. Caution: No matter how tempted you may be to do so, DO NOT change the default "8 ohm min" impedance setting of ANY AV receiver. Just make sure the air above the receiver can get out of the cabinet (e.g. It's only really hot at the top center though, not at the sides. Onkyo has a long history of HDMI board issues, so it might not have been the heat that killed it. This is a 2008 Mac laptop. The reason that a resistor gets too hot is that you are putting more power into it than it can dissipate at a reasonable temperature. Remember, all phones get hot. I put it on the floor, with nothing above and 1' in front of the bdi unit. Your phone overheats, do you have apps running in the background that you don’t know about? If you score a +7 and feel your score should be even higher, we really want to hear from you in our forums ! Come on guys! The red box represents the hottest area. Some receivers have heatsinks that cool down certain components, and yours is probably overheating, and the audio processor is dropping out. DVD & Home Theater Gear - My Receiver is over heating, can someone help me with this..? This was after about 40 minutes at -5dB. I remember in college dorm this guy use to have a good size fan on his receiver. Joined Oct 2, 2009 22,439. Bah, humbug ... both sony and rotel amps have been driven all xmas week. company number 03997482, registered in England and Wales. Like as hot as asphault outside gets in the sun in the summer. If the wires get to hot, they will melt, spark together, and make a fireworks show just before catching fire. LG TVs to get Google Stadia and GeForce Now gaming in 2021, TCL TV lineup for 2021 includes Mini-LED, QLED and 4K HDR models, TCL unveils new OD Zero Mini-LED technology, Hisense announces 144Hz U7 TV for rescheduled Euro 2020. I would look at getting it out in the open and see if that fixes it. Ditton15, there's no reason for your amp not to function on it's side BUT the components within were designed for horizontal use. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. L. lost33 Enthusiast. Try tubes;))) I am seriously starting to wonder if I should buy a "summer" amp, but I love my tubes.. The first is that the copper wire in the transformer has a certain amount of resistance, and that inevitably means there is some heating due to resistive losses. My Sony STR-VA555ES is only just warm to the touch after a couple of hours of use when not really driven hard (around -65db). It runs warmer than my old receiver, but it does not get hot enough for concern. History. LG B7 55 - NVidia Shield - Anthem MRX 520 - ATI 1805 - JL-E112 - Kef LS50(5) - Synology DS416play (24TB). Just made the switch to 134a from r12 and the ac is blowing ice cold. Point a desk fan at it to bring temps down in a pinch. You must log in or register to reply here. Shouldn't get that hot under any normal circumstances. saying that, i did cook my first 1se by puttin my dvd player on top and denon kindly replaced it for me and adviced that i didn't stack any equipment on top of it. The No. it can get hot. TIA, Mike. If Total Score is 0-4, you can probably get away with your current A/V receiver amp section. Anyhow, PUT A FAN ON IT. A more permanent solution is placing a small laptop cooling pad underneath. MrChips. Less resistance means more power that can by put out (as you can see in the amp specsheet). Got mine from Home Cinema Heaven for £530. OK. My old amp was 300 WPC, it never even got warm. How hot is too hot? I've just ordered a Pioneer LX89 to replace it. The main cause of this problem is the manufacturer using wire that is not the correct gauge for the power required. Run your receiver for a couple of hours, run your hand over the top of it and post how hot it feels! Cookies help us deliver our Services. I read somewhere that onkyo receiver get hotter than other receiver brand.
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