Is it pretty good? any other suggestions? I hear that the musical fidelity phono pre amp is much nicer, but more expensive. any other good phono pre amps under a 100?
Look at the Budget Phono preamps on the Needle Doctor website. The Musical Fidelity V-LPS is excellent.
The Cambridge 551P is another good one.
I have also heard that the Bellari is good, for $76.
These are probably the best you can get for under $100 (and they are probably as good or better than much more expensive phono preamps).
I have a Parasound Zphono preamp and really like it. It was over a $100 though ($150).