These days, modern CD players invariably use standard or lightly modified CD ROM mechanisms - even the flagships from companies such as Wadia and Meridian have done away with CD-only transports and along with this, most companies have also given up on making their own disc loading systems. It has become common to see a cheap plastic tray on highend CD players. I don't know about you, but I miss the old 'n sturdy, often super-smoothly operating drawers.
This article takes a closer look at some of the best CD players and disk loading mechanisms ever made. There are separate pages for each brand. Please choose a brand below.