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Old 13th May 2012, 01:11 AM   #1
Gary Hubbard is offline Gary Hubbard  United States
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I am looking to buy a new CD player in the $300-$500 range. I am looking mostly at the Marantz CD-6004. I should confide that my first preference in sound is still vinyl. Mother Bear Hubbard.
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Old 15th May 2012, 01:03 PM   #2
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I know of no CD player anywhere near that price range that will give you a sound like vinyl, if that's what you are asking us.
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Old 15th May 2012, 03:12 PM   #3
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if you can stretch your budget a litlle :

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Old 15th May 2012, 03:58 PM   #4
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Think outside the box. A laptop with a decent external sound card will play CDs, high res, and just about any other format, and outperform just about any conventional CD-only player. I'm using an old iMac ($150 refurbished on EBay) with an Echo Audiofire 2 ($200 street price). 16/44, 24/96, whatever I need.

EDIT: This approach will also allow you to digitize your records in high resolution format for archival purposes at no extra cost.
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