Looking for a tube preamp with remote control.

Although I am very happy with my modified (with Teflon caps) Conrad-Johnson PV 11 preamp, I need to replace it with a tube preamp with remote control due to my current lack of mobility.
I’m looking to spend no more than $3000. The preamp needs to have a phono.input.
I’m matching it with a Benchmark amplifier.
Any suggestions?
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Showing 1 response by vuch

I was going to suggest the Prima Luna EVO 200 but I don’t think it has a phono input. I believe on some models a phono input can be added on but I’m not sure of the EVO 200. It does come in under your budget and may be slightly over if they can add the phono input. A dual mono design, you’re getting a lot of value for the money.

On the other hand you could go vintage. I’m running a DYNA PAS-3X with vintage Mullard 12ax7’s. There are two phono inputs which is nice if you have a stereo and mono table. I’ve found it to be quite adequate. Very affordable. I’ve seen them go for $500-$1500 based on recapping and mods. Although no remote with this one which may disqualify it from your consideration.