The new casework looks smart, but the unchanged circuitry still sets the sonic standard at this price.
UPDATED Moon’s entry-level phono stage delivers a fine sound wrapped in a neat and well-made package.
The latest version of Vertere’s first phono stage is one of the finest we’ve heard at the price.
Those looking for the ultimate money-no-object phono stage would do well to start with Nagra’s Classic Phono
iFi’s Zen Phono is an ambitious phono stage, and one of the cleanest sounding components we’ve heard at the price.
Better known for its DACs, Chord’s experience in analogue amplification shines through in the new Huei phono stage.
Although plain in design and a little cramped for connectivity, the Zphono XRM from Parasound is a performance powerhouse.