Well I am still running my A-300 with the RF7 II's and still love it. I would buy it again in a heart beat even with the price increase. It's a work horse! I now have an XPA2 Gen 3 in another system but still feel the A-300's bang for the buck is hard to beat.
TA-100 A-300 CD-100 RF-7 II
XSP1 Gen 2 XPA2 Gen 3 ERC-3 U-Turn Orbit Custom Turntable Node 2i Cambridge DAC Magic Magnapan LRS REL T5i