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dyazdani

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I've heard a lot of good things about the Cambridge Azur CDp lately. There are quite a few options at that price point. Rega, Rotel, older Arcam, CAL, etc...
 

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Go to Audiogon.com. If you see some things you like on the used market, I subscribe to the audio blue book and would be happy to give you the avg used values.
 

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Rega Planet

As an owner of a Rega Planet, I can tell you that I have been very pleased. I haved owned it for several years & still think it compares favorably w/ others I have heard. You can find them used on several sites including Audiogon & eBay w/in your budget. Good luck & good Listening.
 

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The used Sony ES SACD models can be found for under $500 and play redbook well and SACD very well. They come with a 5 year transferable warranty as long as you posess the original receipt. Make sure you ask for the original store receipt. Some recommended models are:

Sony SACD 222ES 5 disc less than $300
Sony SACD 333ES 5 disc around $300
Sony SACD 555ES 5 disc around $500
Sony NS999ES DVD SACD player less than $500
Sony DVP 9000ES older but well built and does 2 channel SACD very well and respectable DVD <$500
Sony DVP NC555ES 5 disc DVD CD and SACD <$250

I've owned the 222ES and currently use the 333ES. I consider them to be a good value on the used market.

Good luck
 

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I have the Rotel RCC-955 changer. This is a nice sounding player and a good value. I bought a Channel Islands VDA-2 DAC and power supply, a $750. "upgrade", and sent it back because I couldn't hear any difference.
 

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rampage60 said:
I just picked my New NAD C542 ! :)
Congrats !! Let us know how it performs since my son is in the market and that one falls in his range.
 

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So far the NAD brings out and extends the lower octives and able the present the highs with awsome details. Mids are strong but pleasant. I'm very pleased with it's performance! :)
 

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rampage60 said:
I just picked my New NAD C542 ! :)
Audio Blue Book shows that anywhere in the area of $330.00 would be a fantastic price. High tracked sale was $410.00.
 
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