They do have standalone preamp in the market place,

by Oldartq - 6/8/13 12:59 AM

In Reply to: Preamp: by Mikey_210

but they are not cheap though. They know it take a special breed to listen to records nowaday...and they know they are willing to pay big bucks. I see audiophile equipment goes in the thousands. Yeah..just to listen to records.