Unfortunately I sampled the Moeran quartet in Eb. >>> [log in to unmask] 8/29/2005 11:54:08 AM >>> Unbelievable. I don't suppose it would help to suggest playing only quartets in E Major (Haydn, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Paganini)? dl Michael Ridderbusch wrote: > Perhaps someone knows the answer to this. > > I recently purchased a top of the line receiver by yamaha, > the rx-v740, only to discover that its fan produces an audible e below > middle c > which makes it useless to me when listening to chamber music, or any > music > where amplitude has peaks and valleys. > > Is it normal for the fan to be audible? > > Is this a design trend, or are there superlative amplifiers out there > without fans, > or at least without noisy fans? > > If a fan is noiseless, will it get noisier with age?