GOOD USED STUFF FOR SALE: Sonic Frontiers SFD-2 MKII DAC SE Plus upgrades $1999.95: http://www.partsconnexion.com/product29883.html Sutherland Ph3D MM/MC Phonostage $585: http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/...ering-ph3d-mmmc-phono-preamp-battery-powered/ The SF unit is a vintage DAC using the UltraAnalog modules. R2R DAC. Think PCM1704 done right in terms of sound. The Sutherland phono stage is very good solid-state sounding unit that uses 16 D batteries which should last over a year. The opamps can be upgraded at the expense of battery life.