Hi and thanks for reading my post, especially thanks for humoring my ignorance. I am trying to wire two pairs of outdoor Yamaha (6 ohms) speakers to a receiver via a Niles WVC 100 volume control. I had one receiver that worked for a while until a loved one spilled something on it. Several other receivers that work great for "garage" music continually go into protect mode. So I am trying to understand the role of a pre-amp and how it could help me pump up the signal to the speakers without overpowering the receiver. Is this the right piece of equipment for what I'm trying to do?
Thanks in advance for any advise you can give me.