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Old 04-12-2019, 10:16 PM
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After taking around 10 months to decide on speakers and only one to decide on a subwoofer. I have come to value the insight of my AA colleagues, so I canít make my next move with out consulting with you guys first. I need recommendations for my first phono stage. Source will be a Music Hall 7.1 with a Goldring Erohica H mc high output. Budget; I started with the Shitt Mani and Iím up to the Parasound jc3 jr. I really donít want to go any higher price wise or at least Iím going to try. As always all and any input is appreciated.

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Old 04-12-2019, 10:19 PM
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So, what does the Parasound JC3 Junior cost? Not a figure I have at the top of my head. Please give us a number and we can give you some suggestions.
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It’s around the $1,500 price range.
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I recommend and use the Gold Note PH-10 Phono Stage ó ton of reviews and awards. Easy to use, made in Italy, well built, super flexible and an upgrade path.



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I recommend and use the Gold Note PH-10 Phono Stage ó ton of reviews and awards. Easy to use, made in Italy, well built, super flexible and an upgrade path.



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Coincidentally I was reading about it earlier today and yes it sounds very interesting/appealing. I was wondering if the PSU power supply is required or can be used as a stand-alone, I think itís not required and it can be added layer if desired.
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I recommend and use the Gold Note PH-10 Phono Stage ó ton of reviews and awards. Easy to use, made in Italy, well built, super flexible and an upgrade path.



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+1 on the Gold Note PH-10. I just got one and love it. Great bang for the buck.
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Coincidentally I was reading about it earlier today and yes it sounds very interesting/appealing. I was wondering if the PSU power supply is required or can be used as a stand-alone, I think itís not required and it can be added layer if desired.
Thanks Ron...
The external PSU-10 power supply can be added anytime.



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