DENON DCD-1015 CD-player
CD-player DENON DCD-1015

This model is known as the cheapest device equipped with a digital processor ALPHA. Although I take all the improvements that expand the limits of physical abilities (especially those with big names) with a grain of salt, the ALPHA system is very respectable. It offers such modes as an auto-edit, auto-spacing,...
NAD 512 CD-player
CD-player NAD 512

The branded belonging of the 512 is recognized due to the compact panel design with a minimal set of controls. All the missing elements are compensated with the remote control. However, again in accordance with the concept of the NAD Company there are no functions related to the editing of the recording....
Luxman D-225 CD-player
CD-player Luxman D-225

Devices, branded designation of which begins with digit 2, differ from traditional ones not only by the central design of faceplate but also such small things as the shape of buttons. But all branded filling, ideologically defining the brand awareness, is the same including low-noise power Star Circuit...
Marantz CD 67 CD-player
CD-player Marantz CD 67

This model is released by the replacement CD 63, and its more "cool" (and more expensive - $ 100) version of the CD 67SE already presented under the heading "Face to Face". In this player, everything is familiar and recognizable from the color of the indicator, the brightness of which is controlled from...
NAD 514 CD-player
CD-player NAD 514

NAD's renowned unusual design of its products and unusual design philosophy. However, the company is currently not often observe the earlier principle is to provide high quality at the lowest price (in particular, this applies to the price). However, the principle of moderation defined concept continues...
Denon DCD-725 CD-player
CD-player Denon DCD-725

The front panel design is simple (although it is not just the same as the others, but a bit inside-out), but the indicator on the bottom of the front panel sits too deeply so you have to place the player somewhere up above to work with it. On the other hand, the sound is very satisfactory. A 20-bit transformer...
TECHNICS SL-PS840 CD-player
CD-player TECHNICS SL-PS840

Although firm Matsushita, which manufactures devices Technics, and markets many products intended for widespread use in the home, however, in the higher price categories she always keeps a very high quality standard. Test CD player, of course, refers to the number of the best. Its functional equipment...
Parasound C/DP-1000 CD-player
CD-player Parasound C/DP-1000

American company known for its Duoblock Parasound CD-players. This professional approach and firm Parasound applied in the development of the "cheap" budget two - block CD-player , consisting of transport and DAC C/DP-1000 D/AC-1100 HD. However, the unit is able to transport C/DP-1000 and "solo performances",...
Sony CDP-XA20ES CD-player
CD-player Sony CDP-XA20ES

Following the upgrade of budget "E" series Sony again turned to its elite series of audio technique - ES, having released several models of CD-players at once: CDP-XA20 ES, CDP-XA30 ES and CDP-XA50. The first two look very similar in appearance and all three players are equipped with a transport mechanism...
Rotel RCD-975 CD-player
CD-player Rotel RCD-975

High quality sound at an affordable price is a "family trait" of the entire audio Japanese company Rotel, so its products are often informally referred to as the category of "affordable High End". This is not surprising, since the principles of designing audio developers firm Rotel, which they called...
Kenwood DP-4090 CD-player
CD-player Kenwood DP-4090

Unusual apparatus according to many criteria. Let's start with the most visible - dimensions. By volume of the space, displaced from apartments potential buyer of the models considered cd-player Kenwood DP-4090 will take first place. It is difficult to imagine what guided developers housed in more appropriate...
JVC XL-V230 CD-player
CD-player JVC XL-V230

Of all the devices presented in the test, stated in the passport THD lowest in cd-player JVC XL-V230 - 0.0025%. But judging by subjective tests, this feature is not enough to assess the quality. If chamber fragments XL-V230 sounds comfortable, then with increasing volume or hard material (eg brass )...
Marantz CD-48 CD-player
CD-player Marantz CD-48

To date, one-bit converters Bitstream can be considered in terms of optimal combination of price, reliability, unpainted and musicality. Sound cd- player Marantz CD-48 soft, "commercial". Not very elaborated details, but there is a feeling that well conceived - any music acquires unity and warmth. Should...
Denon DCD-425 CD-player
CD-player Denon DCD-425

The display of CD player Denon DCD-425 winks when receiving signals from the remote control. This is only a ghost of pedantry, which fully asserts itself in sound. The instruments are meticulously laid out, the picture is unified and full with timbres; imagination can easily localize virtual sound sources...
Pioneer PD-306 CD-player
CD-player Pioneer PD-306

Soft sound, nice design, Legato Link, in a word, Pioneer. Cd-player Pioneer PD-306 sounds interesting, probably because of Legato Link. Picky listeners and fans can analyze the stereo image appear blurry , but he has the depth and mystery that is not available to the majority of this class. Acoustic...
Technics SL-PG480A CD-player
CD-player Technics SL-PG480A

Pressing Eject button you immediately forget that the device Technics SL-PG480A costs $160. We can see the same soft charging device as in more expensive models. Electronic volume control is better designed for coordination of levels with the pre-amp's input and in terms of other sources, because only...
Sherwood CD-3050R CD-player
CD-player Sherwood CD-3050R

Sound in CD-player Sherwood CD-3050R chilly ascetic, in good old-fashioned. On first listen (bookshelf speakers) impression slope of the frequency response - less low, more high. Checking sweep tone it has not confirmed - ripple does not exceed 0.5 dB ( 0.5 vs passport). On the floor-standing speakers...
Sony SDP-XE510 CD-player
CD-player Sony SDP-XE510

By the sound of Sony SDP-XE510 was one of the best acoustics in the large middle rows on small and headphones. Balance and versatility admirable. Rock music device transmits properly pressure and serious - without any hint of emasculation, carefully passing all the nuances. On the quality of the transmission...
Denon TU-215RD Tuner
Tuner Denon TU-215RD

Denon TU-215RD is low, light and shallow. The body is of beautiful light gray color with golden shimmer. The display is very sharp and easy to read, large and convenient buttons leave a great impression. Only two rounded buttons EON and Radio-Text for direct call of ticker on display make some dissonance....
Yamaha TX-590RDS Tuner
Tuner Yamaha TX-590RDS

The device is available in a series of developer having a total for all products slogan "Natural Sound", and this, in our opinion, completely untrue. Sound when receiving FM assessed as excellent. Options FM tract too great sensitivity almost equal to the theoretical limit , signal to noise ratio is...