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15 May 2013
CD Mechanism Masterpieces – Sony premium
This may come as a surprise but Sony has made some of the finest CD transports!
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Yamaha CDX-930 CD Player – Mini Review premium
A beauty to look at, with pretty good sound to match.
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9 October 2012
CD Mechanism Masterpieces premium
Remember when CD players were built immaculately and used heavy, smoothly operating CD mechanisms?
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17 October 2006
Sony DTC 59ES DAT Recorder – Mini Review premium
After Sony did not seem able to fix my 57ES, they offered me a new 59ES, and although I did not like its cosmetics as much as the 57's, I thankfully accepted.
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17 October 2006
Sony DTC 57ES DAT Recorder – Mini Review premium
Despite the DAT format being officially transparent, and superior to MiniDisc, it doesn't sound superior...
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17 October 2006
Sony MDS JE500 MD Recorder – Mini Review premium
Highly affordable MD recorder with Super-dependable transport.
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17 October 2006
Sony MDS JA-30ES DAT Recorder – Mini Review premium
Almost as good as the JA50ES but with savings by using more plastic elements...
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17 October 2006
Sony MDS JA-50ES DAT Recorder – Mini Review premium
Underestimated machine with fantastic build quality and superb sound quality...
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Sony CDP-X707ES CD Player with Swoboda modification – Mini Review premium
Even more accurate and dynamically expressive than even the XA50ES with LC Clock...
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Sony CDP-XA50ES CD Player – Mini Review premium
For the secondhand money this is simply a brilliant player.
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7 August 2005
HFA Audio Setup History 01 – The very beginning premium
Main picture above: this must have been somewhere around 1976. This is me with a radio glued to my ear: the fascination really was there early on.
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Sony CDP-XA5ES CD Player – Mini Review premium
It has the same transport as the XA50ES but its dac is less open sounding.
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Sony CDP-XA7ES CD Player – Mini Review premium
Sounds a lot like the XA50ES but more natural and fuller, perhaps thanks to its discrete output stage?
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12 October 2002
Philips DCC 900 – Mini Review premium
After having had so many problems with the Sony DTC57ES and 59ES DAT recorders I went with DCC...
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