Recommend me a used CD player

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Lindsayt
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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by Lindsayt » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:40 am

Philips CD 751 or 753. Or the rebadged Marantz version of these. The last one I bought cost me around £30.

http://www.lampizator.eu/lampizator/REF ... CD753.html

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by valvesRus » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:48 am

An older "battleship build" DVD player can give good sound, and some will play SACD and DVD Audio as well.

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by Latteman » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:41 am

I got a Musical Fidelity E600 for £30 on eBay
It was listed as not working
I’ve replaced the laser at £5 and it worked.
There are several ‘dodgy’ components that give it intermittent faults that I’m in process of replacing, it’s worth it as a project but have set myself a £££ limit otherwise it’s not a cost effective purchase
Good sound and level of connectivity/ features
RIP Doc
Analogue- Lenco GL59, 12” ARB Carbon/alloy arm Grado Reference Prestige 1 MI
Nva Phono 1 (external psu)
Digital Sources- Little Dot Dac1, Musical Fidelity E600 & Fiio x1ii, Apple TV
Amplification-NVA P50 and an A20
Speakers- Diy BBCubes; Ls6
Mini BMU

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by Ithilstone » Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:03 pm

I found this list quite useful some time ago
http://www.lampizator.eu/lampizator/CD_ ... nking.html
Nothing to see here...

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by zebbo » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:20 am

You can have my Sony CDP-S1 for the cost of postage if you want it.
Audio Grail "Sable" Garrard 401 with constrained layer plinth / SME V / Benz Micro Gullwing SLR, Phono 3 + 2X BBPSU - MEGA!, NVA TAS, NVA Cubix-Pro, (top & mid sections). (Oh and Richard's Sony CDP-X779ES, (if I can fix it), for when I fancy a bit of the devil's spawn!) :lol:

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by nilsatisnisioptimum » Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:07 pm

A big thank you to everyone who replied and to Dan & Zebbo for their very generous offers. I started out with the idea of wanting use my old NVA kit for non vinyl music in my home office and as is the way with good forums I have had my eyes (soon to be ears) opened up to fresh thinking. As a result I now have a CXC transport and a Topping D30 heading my way and they are going in to my main system and I am going to get a used budget CD player for my office based on the suggestions in this thread. Thanks again Paul
Planar 8,AT-OC9, TE MicroGroove+Xmk2, NVA P90 SA MK2, NVA A80 X 2 Meridian 204 FM tuner, Lehmann Linear HP amp, Oppo 2 cans, NVA Cubix & LS6

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by PaulD_1978 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:28 pm

valvesRus wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:49 pm
Get yourself a Cambridge CXC CD transport from Richer Sounds and use a DAC of you choice. :)
I would recommend this option.

I previously used a CXC with a Beresford Caiman SEG DAC and it was an excellent combo that better a lot of players at a lot more money :)

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by TheMadMick » Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:51 pm

Paul

While I doubt it would interest you, I could have a Musical Fidelity NuVista 3D for sale. Upgraded (rebuilt according to) John Samson (JS Audio) a couple of years ago. It would come complete with a top of the range Russ Andrews power Kord and cryo treated fuse. I'd be looking for about £900.00 - but open to offers close to this.

I've owned the player from new and it's never been raced or rallied :lol: :lol:
NuVista 3D, kW550, MA PL200, BMU, Atlas Mavros, Blusound Vault.

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by Daniel Quinn » Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:33 pm

A Russ Andrew chord and a fancy fuse. We'll I never.

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Re: Recommend me a used CD player

Unread post by TheMadMick » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:12 pm

Not called TheMadMIck for nothing :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
NuVista 3D, kW550, MA PL200, BMU, Atlas Mavros, Blusound Vault.

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