Our Verdict 
It's got a fast and agile sound, but newer rivals have overtaken it
Fast, agile, dynamically superb
tonally balanced
very compact
Lacks some subtlety and detailing
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Small, but perfectly formed from wood and glass, the Custom Design Milan 4 snugly encases our Cyrus CD 6 SE and Moon i-3RS test kit.

Our rig deals out a meaty, full-bodied, fast-paced sound with a centralised soundstage. There's good treble, responsive midrange and punchy bass, but compared with some it lacks subtlety and detailing.

Its rivals have closed the gap, and as a result it loses a star.

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