Marantz & Philips Classics

Inside Pics of classic Philips and Marantz CD players premium
These Marantz and Philips CD players with their massive cast-iron swing-arm glass-lense mechanisms still produce excellent sound and are virtually indestructible. Here's a look inside some of the most interesting models.
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Marantz CD player DAC chipset and transport list premium
The most complete Marantz DAC/Transport Mechanism overview available, courtesy of Vasiltech.
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Marantz CD player Timeline premium
Timeline overview of the most interesting classic Marantz CD players.
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Marantz CD74 and CD84 premium
Near identical players, yet very different sound. Read about the two players being compared in detail.
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Philips CD player DAC chipset and transport list premium
The most complete Philips DAC/Transport Mechanism overview available, courtesy of Vasiltech.
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Philips CD player Timeline premium
Timeline overview of the large majority of classic Philips CD players.
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The almost complete Philips CDM range of Swing Arm CD Mechanisms premium
When CD was introduced around 1982, Philips' CDM transports were made extremely well, to the point of being almost over-engineered.
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