I've got a mcintosh mx110 that's been sitting ...

Sitting for over 1 year. I've finally got a chance toget some mac250 amps .I want to hook the mc250s mono ... To my infinity kappa7s. Thru my mx110 preamp. Do I need to bring my tube pre amp on to variac it up to power or can I plug and go. The mx110 worked great when put on storage. Thanks for any input.
11-21-10: Stanwal
If I had a variac I would use it, better safe than sorry and it can't hurt anything.
Stanwal (System | Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

11-21-10: Elizabeth
A cheap way to do it is to power it on for only a moment. Say less than a second. That will allow some A/C juice to get in and start forming the caps, but not enough to make them 'pop' if in bad form.
Them, after maybe ten minutes, repeat and leave on for say two seconds. Same thing wait for about ten minutes, then turn it on. It should be fine with this preconditioning.
Elizabeth (Threads | Answers | This Thread)

If you have a variac or have access to one it's always best to use it especially on older equipment.