If you thought streaming would spell the end for the CD, think again. There are still millions of discs being sold every year, so all you need is a top CD player to play them on...

We've rounded-up the best CD players and CD transports you can buy, with our entry-level suggestions coming in below £300. Of course, if you'd rather spend more and your current system warrants it, we've also got you covered.

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CD transport under £300

Cambridge Audio CXC

Reviewed on 24th July 2015 at
£300

Already own a DAC? Buy this CD transport instead of a standalone player and you'll be impressed by its musical sound.

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Under £300

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Under £1000
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100%

Cyrus CD i

Reviewed on 17th February 2014 at
£975

The CD i is Cyrus' best-sounding CD player to date and takes audio performance to a new level at this price.

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Under £1500

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CD transport under £2000
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Cyrus CD Xt Signature

Reviewed on 23rd April 2015 at
£1,750

The Xt Signature sounds cleaner, crisper, and more dynamic than anything at the same price. Like the Cd t, it's a transport, so you'll need a suitable DAC to partner it with.

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Money-no-object CD player

Burmester 069

Reviewed on 12th November 2013 at
£35,840

At nearly £36,000, the Burmester 069 is a serious piece of high-end kit. But if you want one of the best CD players money can buy, it's a price worth paying.

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