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Best CD players 2016

Product of the year

Best CD player £500+

Cyrus CDi

“A five-star CD player from Cyrus is no surprise, but this one takes things to a new level”

Best buys

Best CD player under £500

Marantz CD6006

“Marantz remains a master of the affordable CD player”

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