I preferred my ARC LS15 to the Classe Six Mkll which it replaced , but I have always missed the phono section on the Classe.
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Personally, tubes have ruined me. I owned a Classe CP-60 about 15 years ago and enjoyed it. However, then I started dabbling with tubes. I wound up owning many high end tube preamps and amps.
About a year ago I started to build a modest system again, after selling all of my gear for economic reasons. I've always found the preamp to be the hardest piece of gear to replace. I bought a Classe DR-4 w/ phono and a ARC LS-7. I really wanted to like the Classe better, because it was a full function preamp and I wouldn't have to deal with tubes anymore. To make a long story short(er), The LS-7 beat the Classe in all categories except bass. The lack of bass did bother me with the LS-7 (probably the very small power supply). Anyway, I wound up selling both preamps and buying a full function VAC Auricle preamp (tube).
My CP-60 and the DR-4 both had great built in phono stages, and I've long been a fan of SS phono stages (Klyne is my favorite). IMHO, the Classe 6 would be a lateral step at best.