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Suggestions for a Phono Preamp.
If you can find a used Sim Audio Moon 110lp, that would be a great phono pre. I've seen them used around $300.  
Thinking Hybrid Integrated.
Vincent Audio  
Question about Cartridge Loading
@lewm  Thanks for your explanation. I know I should play around between the different load values to see what sounds best in my system (I find it hard as the differences are probably subtle and hard to detect, at least for me).    
Salk Veracity ST Speakers
Thanks for the suggestions and feedback!  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Vert Best of Electric Light Orchestra- All Over The World  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Neil Diamond, Hot August Night III  
Question about Class A
@mesch  Yes, you are correct, that is what I will need to do. Spend quality time with it and get a good sense of what it can do and then compare back to the Vincent.  
Question about Class A
@mesch  I did list some of my components earlier in the thread but here is what I am working with: - Martin Logan Motion 40 Speakers - MoFi Studio Deck TT w/Hana SL MC - Questyle CMA400i DAC - Playing with 2 different phono pre-amps at the momen... 
Question about Class A
Well, I thought I would post an update. I received the Sugden A21se a few weeks ago and have been listening to it whenever I get a moment. The only times I really can listen wholeheartedly is in the late evenings when the wife goes to bed and thi... 
Speaker positioning: why do audiophiles neglect this so much?
As mentioned in this thread already, many of us do not have a dedicated room (as much as we probably wish we did). So we have to do the best we can with what we have. I have a setup as mentioned, media cabinet right in the middle of the speakers... 
Looking for a tube phono pre
I just came across this company and their products the other day. Might be worth a look: https://www.lab12.gr/  
Best budget turntable?
I'm gonna throw this in the mix. Mofi StudioDeck Foundation. I think you need to add a cart though but I think is a good TT.  
Pearl Acoustics Sibelius Speakers
@gryphongryph  Thanks for the link to this video. I did see this YT review by Thomas but will be reviewing it again. Hoping to hear feedback from people who actually have these speakers.    
Question about Class A
Wow, this is great! Thanks so much for this. I really appreciate it.  
Question about Class A
So I got the Sugden in and listened to just a few tracks last nite before I had to go to bed. Question about the speaker posts on the amp. So I haven't come across the type of speaker posts that the Sugden has before. There seems to be a a ring ...