I have my Sony home theater receiver hooked up to my tv. I just bought a new tv so here goes. My old tv was a JVC model . I have the audio out jacks on the tv going into my receiver. on this tv you could shut the internal tv speakers off and if you kept the receiver at a constant volume you could increase and decrease the sound via the tv volume. what we did is we kept the tv volume at max and used the receiver volume. Now the question, my new tv has audio out jacks which I ran to the receiver , however you can't turn the tv speakers off so we are forced to keep the tv volume all the way down. The problem now is, during normal listening levels the receiver volume needs to be a lot louder than it ever was. When watching the music channel at loud levels I can turn the volume up on the receiver to max and it is still not as loud as it was before. My question is will this hurt the amp if it is maxed out like this. I am assuming that the signal coming in is not as strong on the new tv as it was on the old.