Hey guys. This appears to be a great forum for DIY HT information. I'm on several other forums, but recently discovered AVS. You guys seem to have a lot of information about the NU3000, so here I am.
My amplifier showed up on my doorstep today, and I was immediately disappointed to find that it didn't have the standard wire plugs that i'm used to for speaker outputs. Completely overlooked that one when I was shopping for an amp. I'm hooking the amp up to a pair of dayton titanics, and all i've ever used to connect subs and speakers is normal wire terminals. I came across a thread on here that had a good bit of information, and it sounds like all I need is something like these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-SEISMIC-AUDIO-15-PA-DJ-Raw-Speaker-Cable-to-Speakon-/130852261750?pt=US_Cables_Snakes_Interconnects&hash=item1e77670f76
The thread I was reading through: http://www.avsforum.com/t/1359039/behringer-inuke-nu3000-first-impressions-i-need-replacement-fan-suggestions/30
So I kept reading into that thread. Someone mentioned that yamaha receivers don't typically have the output voltage for these type of amplifiers. I found the spec sheet on my receiver, and this is what it says: REC OUT...150mV/900 ohmsPRE OUT (MAIN, etc)...2.57V/1.2k ohmsSUBWOOFER (EFFECT OFF, MAIN SP:SMALL)MONO...4.0V/1.2k ohms. So, 4v for the subwoofer out if i'm reading that right. I couldnt find any info on what input voltage the NU3000 prefers, am I good or do I need to find something to boost that?
link to yamaha specs: usa.yamaha.com/products/audio-visual/av-receivers-amps/htr/htr-5280_black__u/?mode=model
And now that I look at the specs on my receiver, i must also ask... I recently purchased a pair of these: http://www.diysoundgroup.com/waveguide-speaker-kits/alpha12-kit.html
to replace my existing towers. I'm planning on using a carvin dcm1000 to drive them, and now wondering if the yamaha has enough output on the main's for the carvin.
carvin spec sheet: http://www.carvinservice.com/crg/manuals/DCM600-DCM1000-DCM1500-web.pdf
I suppose a good question to ask may be how do I find out what input voltage any given amplifier desires?
Thanks for any help