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Audiophile Source Component Reviews

Pioneering Audiophiles such as Linn's Ivor Tenenbaum all agree that the source is the most important part of a system. Reviews of source components including turntables, CD players, CD transports, SACD players, DACs, Tuners, USB converters and even phono cartridges by Home Theater Review's stable of professional reviewers will give you the inside scoop on which ones deserve your special attention.

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Nakamichi DVD-10 DVD Player Reviewed

Nakamichi DVD-10 DVD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Made to withstand even day-in-day-out broadcast use, the Nakamichi DVD-10 player delivers pro-level build quality at a consumer-grade price. If you find one, chances are it will be working perfectly. The DVD-10 was built to last. Read More

 
Musical Fidelity 3D Compact Disc Player reviewed

Musical Fidelity 3D Compact Disc Player reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

The last CD player from Musical Fidelity that used nuvistors output tubes. A CD-only device, the 3D has digital outputs, but its analog outputs are where the magic is. Long of tooth? Yes, but still worthy of note as a very fine CD player. Read More

 
Krell KAV-280cd player, KAV-300iL and LAT-2 speaker reviewed

Krell KAV-280cd player, KAV-300iL and LAT-2 speaker reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Krell's KAV-280 CD player has a level of build quality that makes you think it will still be around in 100 years. With its mechanically isolated transport mechanism and state-of-the -art analog circuits the KAV-280 still does wonders for Redbook CDs. Read More

 
Krell DVD Standard DVD-Video Player Reviewed

Krell DVD Standard DVD-Video Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Krell's first DVD player was built so beautifully that it almost doesn't matter that its performance has been eclipsed by Krell's newer offerings. Still solid, visually impressive and sonically spectacular, the DVD Standard ranks as a classic. Read More

 
Sony 333 SACD Player Reviewed

Sony 333 SACD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

The Sony 333 SACD player handles CDs, CDRs, and SACDs. With its reinforced chassis, twin R-core transformers and eight multi-level SA DAC D/A converters, the 333 qualifies as a well-built player that should last for years to come. Read More

 
Tivoli Audio PAL Music Playback System Reviewed

Tivoli Audio PAL Music Playback System Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Cute, portable, water resistant, and it sounds way better than you would expect, the Tivoli Audio PAL makes a fine addition to any kitchen, den, bathroom, or workout room. The PAL plays stereo through its headphone output and will take iPods via an auxiliary 3-d party dock. Read More

 
T+A K6 Integrated Amp and Compact Disc Player Reviewed

T+A K6 Integrated Amp and Compact Disc Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Residing in the "where are they now file" (much like Spinal Tap when in Atlanta) Germany's T+A came and went in the American market pretty quickly. Perhaps some day they will be back but their K6 integrated amp had lots of promise. Read the full Ken Kessler review along with words on the matching T+A CD player. Read More

 
Tag McLaren DVD32FLR DVD-Video Player Reviewed

Tag McLaren DVD32FLR DVD-Video Player Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Now discontinued, the DVD32 FLR was part of Tag's complete line of home theater products. If you find one at the right price, as our reviewer did, the DVD32 would make a fine addition to your system, but be aware that support will be non-existent. Read More

 
Copland CDA822 Compact Disc Player Reviewed

Copland CDA822 Compact Disc Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

With its classic minimalist look this two-channel CD player delivers excellent sound with no muss or fuss. While it has XLR analog outputs for balanced operation the CDA822 lacks any digital outs, so it cannot be used as a transport. Read More

 
Unison Research Unico CD Player Reviewed

Unison Research Unico CD Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Built to match their Unico integrated amplifier, the Unison Research Unico CD player delivers excellent performance in a stylish package. With true balanced analog outputs, a 24-bit/192 kHz Crystal digital to analog converter, a unique high quality power supply the Unico is a winner. Read More