Hi Rod,

The ART website lists the USB phono plus as discontinued:

Based on what you've submitted, I would suggest the Rek-O-Kut.

If you have vintage records and need to bypass the RIAA curve and/or wish
to transfer them, you might consider the TDL 4010. It's shown at the
bottom of the page here:


Corey Bailey Audio Engineering

> Of course, if I were using this phono preamp for my re-mastering, I'd
probably go for this
> one:
> --- On Wed, 2/15/12, Roderic G Stephens <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: Roderic G Stephens <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Phono Preamps
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 12:29 PM
> This University of Georgia notice made me start to ask a question about
> future audio updates.
> I'm about to purchase a new 7.1 Yamaha RX-V671 tuner/amplifier to
> my old TEAC 5.1 which needs its caps replaced if it's to have a new
career.  However, the old trusty and true retiree does have a phono
preamp which the Yamaha doesn't, so in checking the web, I found this one
> that seems to do everything than bake bread (or
> reels). would you
recommend the tried and true plain wrapper in the same price
> range?
> --- On Wed, 2/15/12, Daniel Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: Daniel Roth <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] University of Georgia Brown Media Archives in new
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 11:01 AM
> Greetings,
> As a staff member of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody
> Collection, I would like to share the press release below with the ARSC
community regarding the grand opening of a new special collections
building on the campus of the University of Georgia.
> It is with great pride that we share the news about this
> facility and the impact it hopes to have on media collections throughout
the southeast.
> As audio technician for the department, I will be overseeing the
> of 3 new audio production suites. Each will be outfitted with
> industry-standard technology as well as several top end analog pieces.
This includes an Ampex ATR102 1/4" tape reproducer from ATR Services, as
well as the KAB EQS MK12 Disc Mastering Phono Preamp, expertly
> hand-crafted by KAB Electro-Acoustics. A complete equipment list will be
made available on our web site shortly.
> Be on the lookout for more postings from the Brown Media Archives at UGA
in the coming months as we embark on a new era.
> Thank you,
> Dan Roth
> ARSC Member
> Audio Technician
> Walter J Brown Media Archives and
> Peabody Awards Collection
> University of Georgia
> Main Library
> Athens, GA
> Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection ready for Grand
> The Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection has
> up residence in its new offices at the Richard B. Russell Special
Collections Library Building<>. Preparations
are underway for the official building dedication
> ceremonies<>, scheduled for Friday,
February 17, 2012 at 11:00a.m.
> 2011 found the Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection in a
state of transition as we undertook the massive project of  barcoding all
> of its physical assets for transfer to a new, state-of-the-art storage
vault located below the Special Collections Building’s main floors. As a
> result of these efforts, we are poised to provide unprecedented access
> materials not previously available to the campus and research community
> As we continue moving and unpacking in early-2012, we would like to
welcome visitors to our newly-designed web site, and invite them to
explore the expanded content offerings found there. As well, we have
established a YouTube
> channel<> on which can
> found footage from a wide variety of our collection inventory for your
> We look forward to continued service of  the University of Georgia, the
people of the state of Georgia, and the community worldwide by
> the highest standards of excellence in the curation of this valuable
collection of media assets.
> Ruta Abolins
> Director, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and
> Peabody Awards Collection
> [log in to unmask]
> ------