Thanks heaps for your responses.
@dlr cheers the Marantz looks great, if anything it seems overqualified. I don't tend to stream because I download everything new I find to my lifelong iTunes library. Perhaps I should upgrade my iPod Classic to something Bluetooth compatible... there is a lot to the planning and it does seem very worthwhile
@Brian_S thank you, I read your thread about upgrades which was helpful too. I was aiming for 1k total and that RP6 is without a cartridge so with a pre amp which I'd need as well I'm looking at almost double, eek. I am looking for a