Timeline overview of the most interesting classic Marantz CD players
The years are quite close but in some cases they are approximations, not exact introduction dates.
2 x TDA1540
Announced as a much improved version over tyhe MKI, the MKII is much the same machine, only with 2 DAC chips (of higher precision) instead of one (of lower precision).
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