a Nikko beta I, II, III or IV has dual inputs with loading options for each and can be found under $300
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I own the Jasmine LP2.0MkII (soon to be upgraded with Jantzen oil filled output caps). My dearest friend (lives with 4 miles of my front door) concurrently owns the following Jasmine Phono Stages: 2.0MkII. 2.5, & the 3.0.
So, I have frequently heard the stock 3 Jasmines in A-B-C comparisons both through planar speakers and Sennheiser HD-800 headphones. I can distinguish no difference in SQ.
Now, the 2.5 does move the RCA female in/outs further apart thereby facilitating the use of large barrel connectors such as the Cardas SRCA. The LP3.0 adds XLR in/out capability into the mix.
There are apparently different versions of the LP2.0MkII: My unit has 2 sets of RCA inputs - other versions I notice have only one set.
Hope this helps. [BTW: EBay has very few Jasmines listed this week - no new or 3.0.