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RE: Looking for phono stage recommendations....tubes!

I'm a big tube fan but when it comes to an MC gain stage I'll have to say that you would be much better to look for a SS phono stage with a tube preamp. Implementing gain with tubes is messy business that often ends up with a noisy background.
Do a search on the amp/pre asylum for Allen Wright and see what he had to say.
I acquired and have since rebuilt a Classe' 6 just because of it's phono stage.
Find a nice stand alone SS MM/MC phono stage and run that into a good tube preamp. I think you will be happier and spend less in the end.


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