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CD player with streaming

euskadi

Standard Member
Can anyone recommend a CD player with integrated streaming for radio especially? I've been looking at 3 possible models, but don't know if there are any others that are better.
1 Pioneer NC50 DAB. Some have reported problems with the CD tray opening.
2 Marantz Melody MCR412. Someone mention a design fault in that it overheats!
3 Yamaha CD NT67OD which is cheaper than the first two.

I also read that the Arcam CD S27 has been discontinued, though could have been a good alternative.

Many thanks
 

Patricia P

Active Member
If you have an iPhone or iPad that can be dedicated to streaming, a Marantz CD player will stream any app smoothly with no hassle. The iPhone will charge at the same time, but even my iPad discharged slowly. It's a good source, as I like the DAC in the marantz.

I use the marantz cd6006 to stream BBC sounds, Amazon music and foobar 2000 for my music on a local server.
 

euskadi

Standard Member
Although I have an ipad, I don't want to be bothered with extra "complications". Does this Marantz need an amplifier?
Again, all I really want is a stand alone CD player + streaming for BBC radio programmes.
 

Johnyt

Standard Member
I personally can recommend the Yamaha NT67OD. It works flawlessly with the Music cast app for net radio Spotify etc. CD playback is pretty decent but I don't listen to many CDs in my office theses days. However the blade runner soundtrack and Nils Lofgren CD do come out occasionally and sound great.

I have this setup with the accompanying A-U670 amp. This incidentally has a USB DAC input which I use for music and games on the computer. WOT sounds great with the Dali bookshelfs and two subwoofers but thast's another story
 

gibbsy

Moderator
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Although I have an ipad, I don't want to be bothered with extra "complications". Does this Marantz need an amplifier?
Again, all I really want is a stand alone CD player + streaming for BBC radio programmes.
The cd6006 needs to be either connected to an amp and passive speakers. You can use the cd6006 with headphones as it a fairly good headphone socket with a 27mW headphone which will drive all but the very difficult headphones over 300 ohms.
 

Johnyt

Standard Member
The Marantz Melody MCR412 & Pioneer NC50 DAB has the amp built in you just need to hook up speakers to the terminals on the back. The Yamaha will need a separate amp
 

euskadi

Standard Member
I personally can recommend the Yamaha NT67OD. It works flawlessly with the Music cast app for net radio Spotify etc. CD playback is pretty decent but I don't listen to many CDs in my office theses days. However the blade runner soundtrack and Nils Lofgren CD do come out occasionally and sound great.

I have this setup with the accompanying A-U670 amp. This incidentally has a USB DAC input which I use for music and games on the computer. WOT sounds great with the Dali bookshelfs and two subwoofers but thast's another story
Many thanks, I'll bear it in mind.
 

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