I just connected the Dynaco PAT-4 I got from Troy for $60. I put it in my main rig just because I wanted to test it.
Cheap interconnects, the ones that you would get with a cheap VCR, because the "special" RCA plugs will not fit.
I am enjoying great sound from a unit built I don't know how many years ago, with some rust and without special $$$$$ cables.
Why do we go through all the trouble and expenses??? :) :)
I just wish you were all here to listen to this.