experience of audio research phono ref2 se

has anyone had the chance to compare the original ARC phono ref 2 with the new se version.
Dctom, I have the original Ref 2 phono but have not heard any SE versions. I plan on upgrading my Ref2 and Ref5 line stage this fall.

There is a thread regarding the SE version of the Ref 5 on Amps/Preamps board.