Huh, I came real close to swapping my Lehmann Black Cube for a BAT phono stage to use with my VK30. I guess I should be glad I didn't go through with the swap. You could sell your BAT phono card and get a higher gain outboard phono stage like the Cube, or...pick up the Benz or perhaps a high-end Grado. The beauty of keeping your current phono stage is it is an add-on to the BAT preamp, reducing clutter and interconnects by having the RIAA/step up internal to the preamp. I'd lean towards updating your cartridge and enjoy the music.
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