I bought a Yamaha MX600 2 channel power amp off of ebay and just received it yesterday. I also bought an Adcom GTP 500 II tuner / pre-amp to use with it. (Pre-amp came last week) I've ordered some Audioquest Sidewinder interconnects from needledoctor but I won't have them until another day or two.
I've connected the Power amp to my RTi70's. Here are my questions:
1) How should I set the 2 left and right level control knobs on the amp? The manual says that they can be used to balance the system or to protect speakers that can't handle the full output of the amp. The amp is rated at 135 watts per channel into 8 ohms and 190 watts into 4 ohms.
2) This amp (as well as my Yamaha R9 Receiver) have binding posts which won't really accept spade lugs because of the plastic shield that is around the knob. They will only accept a bare wire through a slot that is cut into the plastic shield. Has anyone tried taking a fine tooth saw or sharp knife to cut away the shield so that a spade lug will work?