Thread: BWGK on Vinyl
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Old 05-02-2009, 09:10 AM   #146
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Re: BWGK on Vinyl

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Originally Posted by dobyblue View Post
Phono Preamp
1) entry-level sub$200

Parasound Zphono - $150 - http://store.acousticsounds.com/brow...Title_ID=14948
Rega Mini Fono - $145 - http://www.needledoctor.com/Rega-Fon...2&category=401
Music Hall PA1.2 - $150 - http://www.musicdirect.com/product/84099
Pro-Ject Phono Box MKii - $159 - http://store.acousticsounds.com/brow...Title_ID=13112
Cambridge Audio 640p - $179 - http://www.audioadvisor.com/prodinfo.asp?number=CA640P
Goldring PA1 - $199 - http://www.elusivedisc.com/prodinfo.asp?number=MHGRPA1

2) Intermediate Level $200~$450
Pro-Ject Phono Box SE - $329 - http://store.acousticsounds.com/brow...Title_ID=41773
Rega Fono - $350 - http://www.audioadvisor.com/prodinfo...umber=REFONOMM
Clearaudio Nano - $349 - http://www.elusivedisc.com/prodinfo.asp?number=CLEANANO
Graham Slee Gram Amp 2SE - $410 - http://www.lptunes.com/Graham-Slee-G...mp-p/ga2pp.htm
The Graham is probably the best one at this level
Creek OBH-15 - $449 - http://www.elusivedisc.com/prodinfo.asp?number=OBH-15

3) Advanced Level $500~$1000
Clearaudio Basic Plus - $900 - http://www.elusivedisc.com/prodinfo.asp?number=CLEABASS
PS Audio GCPH - $1,000 - http://www.musicdirect.com/product/74122
Pro-Ject Tube Box SEII - $700 - http://store.acousticsounds.com/brow...Title_ID=41770
Grado PH1 - $500 - http://www.audioadvisor.com/prodinfo.asp?number=GRPH1
What's the difference between a phono pre-amp and a 'normal' receiver/amplifier? I have my tt going into my Sony Receiver (don't know the exact model number, but it's the 800 level). Should I add a pre-amp before going into the Sony?
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