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Posted by & filed under CD Players, Rega.

The perfect partner for Rega’s fabulous little Brio-R amplifier. The Apollo-R is quite simply the finest entry level CD spinner on the planet, full of Rega innovation and musicality. The engineering expertise of those clever people in Southend can be seen (and heard) in the excellent ‘top loading’ transport mechanism – so often a weakness… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Moon.

If you must have the best, then the Andromeda is definitely up there with a small handful of players that produce the finest musical performance from the silver disc. At Sonata, we’re very privileged to be able to offer our customers the opportunity to hear this wonderful machine. Simply give us a call and we’ll… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Moon.

This is too easy, just take everything I’ve already said about the 650 and double it (except the price) It’s simply a musical pleasure to have the 750 in the ‘rack’ at Sonata, it manages to take the superb 600i amplifier to another level and begs the 700i to be brought out.

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Moon.

When is a CD player not a CD player ? When it’s a MOON Evolution 650D ! Sim Audio refers to this machine (and its big brother, the 750) as DAC/Transports and intend then to be used that way to. In our ever expanding world of digital media it does of course make perfect sense,… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Moon.

A favourite CD player here at Sonata, sensibly engineered to give a very consistent performance it’s definitely our ‘go to’ machine for a great sounding bit of digital kit at this price. The 360 comes fitted with a custom transport mechanism suspended on ‘gel’ and a superb on-board dac section that can be accessed by… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Moon.

MOON’s entry level players provide a typically high quality performance for your modest outlay. The 230D is amazing value for money and the one to go for if you don’t need integrated systems like RS232, external IR control and MOON’s proprietary ‘Sim Link’ for connection to other MOON devices. The 260D gives you all of… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Naim.

The XS is a very special CD player and brings a lot of exciting features with it to the table. Being from Salisbury then we’ve got the expected DIN sockets (because they sound better) but also some ‘phonos’ for those who want to experience the music that the XS can make with other manufacturers gear… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Naim.

I’ve got a real soft spot for Naim disc spinners, the first CD player I owned that actually made listening to digital enjoyable back in the early 90’s was a Naim. The 5i introduces our customers to the joys of their silver disc collection in typical Naim fashion – swing door and puck style. Stunning… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Nagra.

These marvels of audio engineering are available in three exciting flavours. The CDT (transport) CDP (player) and CDC (player with preamp). The mechanism will last a lifetime, something that can’t be said about many other expensive players ! As with all Nagra products, there is some serious expertise and experience behind these players. It took… Read more »

Posted by & filed under CD Players, Wadia.

This handsome brute is a very serious piece of precision engineering, impressive to behold and lovely to listen to. Lovely ? – not a word that’s usually associated with digital reproduction and that’s exactly why I’ve used it because this player is so utterly beguiling. Our 381 gets some serious work outs here at Sonata… Read more »