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Battery-powered Phono Preamps

I've seen a number of battery-powered phono preamps for sale like this Sutherland Ph3D: [URL="http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130334125963&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT"]http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130334125963&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT[/URL] At the risk of ... Read More »

Phono preamps

I have a Thorens TD320 TT which I finally hooked up to my Onkyo SR602 reciever using a Parasound phono preamp I bought used. Before I had the Onkyo, I had a Sony STRde925 reciever and had the TT hooked up. The sound was not all that good to the point I almost sold the Thorens. Now I am glad I didn't ... Read More »

Silly question about phono preamps

Why is it that phono preamps are typically not the same width as other components? Is there some historical reason for this? And if I did want a phono preamp that was standard size (for a neater look), what are my options in the sub-$1K department? Are there any?Read More »

How about Phono Preamps?

How about adding a phono preamp review section? You have reviews of turntables and Tonearms. A Phono Pre section only makes sense. After all, how is one going to play the turntable he reviews without one?Read More »

Built in Phono preamps

What do you all think about the quality of the phono preamp sections built into most preamps and receivers? Are they any good? Obviously it will depend on brand and level of the product, but I'm wondering what exactly makes up a phono preamp section. I'm considering buying an 80's Rotel pream ... Read More »

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