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Please check with the manual of your receiver whether it is capable of running 4 ohm speakers.

if yes, then please go ahead, you will not loose any Sound quality. Sound quality will depend a lot on the performace of the speaker as well as the frequency range it can deliver.

If no, please do not connect. Though, you might be able to play and listen to the music, but it will overload your receiver!!

If you are not sure, please let me know the brand and model of your receiver and I can check for you.

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Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Mar 12, 2017


take it back sounds like a dud. sorry for the bad news. protection mode is a safety thing to help save the unit from further problems

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Apr 19, 2014


Could be a bad cable or a bad HDMI connection. Does the TV have regular analog cable out that you can try to see if the signal is good?

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Oct 22, 2013


according to yamaha website you have 2 hdmi inputs, and one hdmi out on that unit

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Mar 08, 2013


Depending what happened is the key to solving this, chances are the audio outputs got very hot causing a short which overheated the capacitor, I would inspect and test parts near by to be sure no other part has been compromized. Check all speaker wires for shorts, "a common problem" and take your time when servicing, if unsure! have a professional assess.

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Mar 21, 2012


I JUST EXPERIENCED THE SAME SITUATION HERE IS THE SOULTION YAMAHA SENT ME TO RESET THE SYSTEM HTR-5990 YAMAHA HTR-5990 FACTORY PRESET PROCEDURES All models require the STANDBY/ON button to be turned OFF to start the reset process. NOTE: The remote control cannot be used during the reset procedure. All necessary buttons to complete the reset process are located on the front panel of the receiver. This procedure is not intended to correct intermittent shut-off symptoms or problems MODEL: HTR-5990 (U.S.A. model/s) (BEFORE YOU CONTINUE, PLEASE READ THE ABOVE NOTES!) 1. Before you start this procedure, locate the MASTER ON/OFF button and the STRAIGHT/EFFECT button on the Front Panel of the unit. 2. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR RECEIVER’S MASTER ON/OFF HAS BEEN TURNED OFF. 3. With the Right Hand, press and hold the STRAIGHT/EFFECT button. With the Left Hand, press the MASTER ON/OFF button and HOLD both buttons for no more than “3” SECONDS, AT THE SAME TIME. SP IMP. * 8 MIN. will appear on the display, which indicates you are in the Diagnostics Mode. 4. Rotate the PROGRAM KNOB to the right (ONCE) until the display reads PRESET *CANCEL. 5. Press the STRAIGHT/EFFECT button (ONCE) and the display will change to PRESET RESET. 6. Turn the unit off by pressing the MASTER ON/OFF button. 7. Wait 5 seconds, then turn the unit on by pressing the MASTER ON/OFF button. You have now reset your component to the factory settings. NOTE: Yamaha receivers don’t have to be reset during normal operation. It is not recommended that you reset the receiver unless a setting has been changed that you are not aware of, or the receiver is not operating properly. The reset procedure will clear an incorrect setting that might be causing abnormal operation. GOOD LUCK

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Jun 18, 2011


You must be sure that you also have "audio" cables connected to the receiver to make this all work. As far as the TV is concerned, the same applies....accordianman

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Apr 12, 2011


The switch between the speakers and the headphones is controlled by a small mechanical switch from the headphones socket. To have them both active all you need to do is to open the receiver and rewire the socket, bypassing the switch - an easy 15 minute job if you know what you're doing. But you need some experience in electronics to do it so it will be better for you to take it to your local repair shop - they shouldn't be asking you more than $75 for that.

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Dec 12, 2010


check all the receiver fuse to ! an read the guide !

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Jun 10, 2010


Try really uninstalling the audio device first, then reboot and install. Sometimes a driver reinstall or update fails if you don't uninstall it.

Are you certain that you have the right drivers?

Yamaha HTR-5990... | Answered on Apr 03, 2010

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