Try a Lyra Delos cartridge and/or maybe get the Valhalla wiring for your JMW9 tonearm.
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An Ortofon Cadenza Red is a nice and detailed cart for under that money, and
it's kind of between low and mid output MC range, to where your 99 w/ its
tube phono stage can probably stretch it -- I believe that tube stage has a
tube-sub option (e.g. 12AU7 => 12AT7) to raise its gain, which when
combined with the line-stage's very high 23dB gain should be sufficient for
the Cadenza. You definitely don't want to go to super-low MC (0.3mV or
lower) without a dedicated MC phono stage, though.
Another good option down the road is to upgrade to a Rogue Ares phono
(more detailed than the 99's stage for sure, and even better if/when the stock
SUT is upgraded), and then to upgrade the line-stage with an Athena (big
jump up from a 99, sonically). You could also get your 99 super-magnum'd
by Rogue (beyond the magnum status) if you don't want to go too far &
expensive on the preamp upgrades just yet.
I'd also stick with the Scoutmaster; great table if you're OK with the arm.
Latest model DV P-75 MK3 sells for $895.00 and matches really well with DV carts and this one supports 1mV MM/MC carts. Improvements over MK1 and MK2 models include:
Multi-layer printed circuit board for even lower noise
New output amplifier for lower noise and more drive current
More headroom from internal power supply
More loading adjustments, including user fitted R & C
More gain adjustments
Power supply polarity switched to center positive
I use the MK1 version with a Lyra Delos with GREAT results.