fwiw,the c-j will probably hold it's value a little better over time.
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I had it with the phono stage. The phono stage was even better than the line stage, and better than Rogue's phono stage. The CJ is one of the most musical preamps in that price range. I'd go for it. I owned the CJ for 10 years before experimenting with other preamps. It took me a bit before I found a preamp that I liked better, at over double the cost - with out phono stage. Though you can't use low output MCs with it. I ran a Blue Point Cartridge and an Audioquest high output. Also a Grado high output works good. I'd say anything over 1mv or so.