I’m currently using a little nad pp1 with my swish new cart (AT 750sh). I suspect the nad lets it down a bit so I’m looking at sub 250 second hand mm stages. Plenty of Graham slee around, and pro-ject… any recommendations or anything people on here want to flog?
I use a micromega mm/mc mygroov
Does the job well
I’ve got a Project SE II MC/MM, in black, like this one:
It’s actually a nice little thing. You don’t see too many for sale, don’t know whether this is because people hang on to them or because they didn’t sell many? Paul @Mrs_Maureen_OPinion might know. Consequently, I have no idea how much they’re worth. £140 ish?
A few to think about
The Longdog Audio PH1 is supposed to be very good. https://www.longdogaudio.com/product/lda-ph1-moving-magnet-phono-stage/
There’s one of those on evilbay, I guessed it world be good
I sold a couple, but the tube stage sold more, even though the SS was quieter. Nice little box - like most Pro-ject boxes it doesn’t get much love from the snobs but sells in bucketloads to people who actually want to just listen to music…
I loved the tube Pro-ject stage you sold me…
The Nad is a good little phonostage.
Someone I know asked me recently what was wrong with his amp as he can’t play his old records.
He hasn’t actually got a phono stage in his amp.
I said I would look out for a cheap basic model for him.
If you end up getting a new phono stage for your self and want to move on the PP1 please let me know
This is surplus to requirements btw, so I’m willing to sell it.
Good - glad you enjoyed it. I kept one cos I like it so much.
EVERYONE’S poor when they’re buying hifi…
Lots going on work wise just now so prob not for a week or so til I know what’s going on.
Anyone know if the project is a decent step on from the NAD?
No probs, could probably bring it over (or meet up halfway, somewhere like Leyland? You’re over that way aren’t you? ) one Sunday if you want to try it out first.
That’d be good
We’re only 15mins from Leyland if you want to visit … coffee is available