NewClassic – Not an oldie but newbie, Parasound's NewClassic 200 Pre [$895] "is a moderately priced analog preamplifier plus DAC with outstanding sound quality, excellent connectivity and versatility." Connectivity comprises MM/MC, two line inputs, home-theatre bypass for L/R and two subs, digital coax and Toslink plus a front-panel auxiliary input with automatic 12dB gain increase "to improve sound quality for portable devices."