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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #201 on: December 25, 2010, 01:46:52 AM »
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #202 on: December 25, 2010, 02:23:10 AM »
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #203 on: January 03, 2011, 05:55:09 PM »
Check this out,  a CD7 that has been upgraded with freaking Black Gates everywhere.   Sacriledge !!!   :o

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/MARANTZ-CD7-CD-PLAYER-COMPACT-DISC-PLAYER-/160522842036?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item255fe82fb4#ht_6216wt_1070
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #204 on: January 04, 2011, 07:37:59 PM »
Check this out,  a CD7 that has been upgraded with freaking Black Gates everywhere.   Sacriledge !!!   :o

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/MARANTZ-CD7-CD-PLAYER-COMPACT-DISC-PLAYER-/160522842036?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item255fe82fb4#ht_6216wt_1070

Clock upgrade too.  I thought blackgates were choice.  Why is it that bad?

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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #205 on: January 04, 2011, 08:31:20 PM »
Check this out,  a CD7 that has been upgraded with freaking Black Gates everywhere.   Sacriledge !!!   :o

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/MARANTZ-CD7-CD-PLAYER-COMPACT-DISC-PLAYER-/160522842036?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item255fe82fb4#ht_6216wt_1070

Clock upgrade too.  I thought blackgates were choice.  Why is it that bad?
black gates are analytical and over rated
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #207 on: January 04, 2011, 11:00:00 PM »
Hi Osmilly  :)

The VDRS transport comes in so many flavours and some of them are just plain hype and plastic beneath covers.  My Esoteric is supposed to have an expensive version of this transport and upon close inspection does not appear to be anything to write home about. It's the marketing boys at play again having one good transport and then playing off the good reputation with the VRDS logo to peddle lower priced units increasing their bottom line.  :-\

Bit like early CD players in a way, they were built to a performace spec in the begining and then marketing and profit lines dictated cheaper and cheaper implememtations to maximise the bottom line.  All those plastic chassis for mass consumption behind a high tech faceplate, makes me shudder even thinking of them. :'(

Has anyone looked at the transport in that version?  Is it a good one?  Guess its SPDIF and optical output too, maybe even XLR.  It would be good to be able to add to the list of recommend transports for forum addicts and music lovers.

Spread the love of good music, its an integral part of life one which I cannot live without for too long.

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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #209 on: January 08, 2011, 09:38:46 AM »
They did a neat job with the mods.
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #210 on: January 09, 2011, 12:59:20 PM »
A huge saving from the new price, and IMO not a bad buy for a standard, highend stand alone CDP.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Accuphase-DP70V-CD-Player-4-Digital-inputs-Rare-/150544781794?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item230d2b11e2

I know it not's a kdac & CD94 but I still like these machines.

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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #211 on: January 09, 2011, 01:02:35 PM »
A huge saving from the new price, and IMO not a bad buy for a standard, highend stand alone CDP.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Accuphase-DP70V-CD-Player-4-Digital-inputs-Rare-/150544781794?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item230d2b11e2

I know it not's a kdac & CD94 but I still like these machines.
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Re: recommended transports forsale on the web
« Reply #212 on: January 09, 2011, 02:32:11 PM »
Hi Mario :)
This player comes in at 33 according to Malcolm C over on hifi critic.  The Marantz cd7 scores 50 on the same scale, the Zanden is 105! Not so sure I'd be investing that kind of money just for a transport but they are amongst the best single box players ever built. (IMO-SNA)  From memory I don't think they made their own transports, certainly the electronics is all Accuphase and they were the first proponents of multiple processors (open to correction here) ; an almost peerless approach to design and implementation, a friend with trained ears reckons its one of the best players in conjunction with the DAC he has ever heard, a high recommendation in my personal book.  Lets get Tuyen to buy it and lend it to us all  ;) hey you've got to laugh Tuyen, you go through more gear than I change my underwear, ooops too much information ha ha.  It's all fun as long as you treat it in the right manner.
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