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Well, I wanted to get the cellar to be more like a theater and I picked up a STR-D665 at a yard sale. I was curious if anyone had experience with these or if they are good quality or not. Thank you for the information.
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=STRD665&region_id=1

Also, will using speakers with a lower impedance than spec break it?
Edited by AMDPhenomX4 - 7/30/11 at 4:38pm
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Sony stuff in general is always rock solid, I've had a few sony amps in my day and all have functioned perfectly.
I shouldn't imagine you'll have a problem with your new purchase, but you have to remember you bought it second hand and you have no real idea how the previous owner treated it.

As for the speaker question, no it wont damage the amp in any way, just be careful when cranking the volume high as it will damage the speakers if they are a lower impedance than spec.
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Thank you for the info. Well, it does have one issue I've seen which is the Right? channel for the front speakers is dead so I'm using both front speakers on the left output.
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Ah dang, that's the problem with buying an amp second hand.
Might be worth while having a professional take a look at it for you, it might be a simple fix.
Sometimes people throw out and sell stuff cheap coz they think its ruined when really it can probably be fixed relatively easily.
No word of a lie, my current nigh time down-loader is a laptop i retrieved from the bin outside my neighbors, all it needed was a new fuse in the plug!

Hope that helps you out, hit me up if you need anymore help/advice dude.
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