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Old 22nd January 2006, 07:46 PM   #1
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Hi All,

Are there any bargain cd (or DVD) players around at the moment that i could use as a transport?

The Toshiba SD-3980 was raved about a while back but i don't think this is available now.. are the latest replacement models as good, or was this a fluke? Anything else that's any good, or should i build transport based on a CD-Rom drive?

Tim


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Old 23rd January 2006, 03:23 AM   #2
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Bought a Sony DVD S7000 on eBay for $40 plus shipping. They are going 4-5x that price on Audiogon.
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Old 23rd January 2006, 04:42 AM   #3
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Any of the Pioneer players that use the Stable Platter System. Very good transport, Wadia and (EAD) Enlightened Audio Design didn't use them for nothing.
Mind that the model buy has both coax and toslink, some only had toslink, but with those if you instal a Tentlabs XO3 clock you get a coax output with the clock anyway.

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Old 24th January 2006, 11:11 PM   #4
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thanks for the replies

I'm probably going to go up the CD-rom route as a transport, there's a good current thread on this.

DIY CD drive based on a computer CDROM


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