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#1 MC pre-amps

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For many years I’ve been a devotee of MC cartridges, and have been using a pair of (I think) ex-BBC Partridge microphone transformers, but recently I’ve been wondering about using a pre-amp instead.
Now, my hand has been forced. We moved house just before Christmas last year, and I’ve just got around to unpacking the TT2. No sign of the transformers anywhere.
As a last resort I’m going to search the shed on Monday when the rest of the family are out of the way, but in the mean time, does anyone have any recommendations? Budget, as ever, is limited. Kits or DIY plans welcome.
A preliminary search found this on eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/124433997549
but I’ve no idea if it’s any good.
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Don't know what you want to spend Shane, but these are very good-

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/313534746987 ... %3A2334524
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Thanks Ali, probably a bit above budget. I’m aiming at £100 -£150, and I’d quite like a bit of a project.
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I would try that PCB, nothing to lose other a bit of time and a bit of cash.
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