Originally Posted by colohtpc
you are doing great. IMO skip the banana plugs as i tried to state earlier bare wire connections to binding posts are really better (less points of failure) unless you plan on making allot of moves or just want to save one bit of pain on the back of your AVR.
I think my first receiver had just cap screw terminals
I used bare wire for a long long time without bananas. I just started making a few changes here and there, had a receiver die and had to switch things around, etc so bananas made sense only then for me. But.....if you're going to go bananas (