1. Yamaha CD-S3000

    Yamaha CD-S3000

    A beautifully engineered player – and a refined and insightful performer too

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  2. T+A MP 3000 HV

    T+A MP 3000 HV

    This is a fine effort from T+A. The MP 3000 HV is for those that want high-end sound quality from multiple sources without a mass of boxes

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  3. Wadia S7i

    Wadia S7i

    Yes, the price is stupendous, but so is the sound

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  4. Marantz CD6004

    Marantz CD6004

    Best CD player up to £500, Awards 2012. Marantz has made big improvements to its already brilliant CD player with the CD6004

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  5. XTZ CD100

    XTZ CD100

    The Swedish built XTZ is a solid piece of kit, but while some may like its gentle nature, others may think it needs a touch more verve

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  7. Rega Isis

    Rega Isis

    When paired with its Osiris amplifier sibling Rega's isis is formidable, although it's still not the best at this price level

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  8. Marantz CD6003

    Marantz CD6003

    Best CD player up to £500, Awards 2010. Marantz has a great tradition of building superb, musical and entertaining CD players

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  9. Electrocompaniet PC-1

    Electrocompaniet PC-1

    Clean-cut Norwegian CD player with a fluid sound and more affordable price, but the competition is tough

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  10. Marantz SA8003 SACD

    Marantz SA8003 SACD

    A mild-mannered player that will please some, but be too polite for others

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  11. NAD C545BEE

    NAD C545BEE

    The NAD C545BEE CD player is an excellent all-rounder that entertains like no other at this price point

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