I've been running a mid-1980's vintage Yamaha Integrated Amp, model A-700.
My sources are a Meridian 508.20 CDP and a Music Hall MMF.7 Turntable (with Eroica Cartridge). Speakers are LSi9s.
After a long upgrade waiting period, I just purchased a McCormack DNA-125 Amp and I am going to integrate it into the system. Until I can afford a preamp upgrade (I've had my eye on an Audible Illusions M3A) I intend to use the preamp section of the Yamaha Integrated amp. I want to BYPASS the amplifier section of the A-700 and just use the Preamp and Phono Pre sections of the Yamaha.
To effect this, how do I connect the Yamaha Integrated to the McCormack Amp? Do I plug ICs from the McCormack to the A-700's TAPE OUT jacks [the Yamaha has 2 tape loops: TAPE IN/OUT A, TAPE IN/OUT B].
Thanks a bunch.