You can even use a
> mic preamp if you can bypass the 600-ohm input transformer, or more
> appropriately replace it with something where the cartridge sees
Which gets back to the KAB pre-amp, which can provide 47k ohms for the
phono cartridge, and variable for different loads.
I am not familiar enough with
> the Packburn to know if it has a low-level output to directly feed a
> phono preamp with EQ.
taking a line level signal and dropping it to cartridge level for
feeding into a phono pre-amp should be quite easy.