creek makes good, inexpenive phono stages.
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I will try to help. If your have very expensive other gear like Krell, then it would be logical to try to match the quality of your system when buying new source items. It is sort of like saying, I have a new set of Soundlabs U-1, can anyone tell me an inexpensive way to make them play? The answer is no, if you want the sound to match the capability of the rest of your system. If you want to move to vinyl, you should give it the same careful consideration that you would to getting a new CD player. After all, it is going to be a source component, right? It needs to carefully thought out and purchased as items that will work well together. It cannot be a hodge-podge of various low end products and be expected to provide good results. So, you need to determine what type of turntable/tonearm/cartridge you are going to use before you can select a phono stage. If you do not use this method, you can almost be sure of a bad or mediocre result. Even if you plan to buy only entry level products, system matching is a must.
You should do a search on this topic because it's been covered many times before...you'd find a million more suggestions in every price range . Depending on what you mean by "minimal amount of money"...you could buy a used Lehman Black Cube for $300-$400. They're great for their original $700-$800 retail and amazing for $300-$400. Just a suggestion...