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Marantz 5400

Discussion in 'Hi-Fi Stereo Systems & Separates' started by higenbs1, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. higenbs1

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    Does anyone know what the differences are between the 5400 and 5400 OSE?

    The OSE is about £60 more expensive. Is it worth it?

    Also would it be any better than a Denon DVD-2900 for CD replay?
     
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    Hello higenbs1,

    If you go to http://www.marantz.com/hifi/europe/ you can compare the standard 5400 and the OSE version side-by-side.

    Mainly, the differences come down to better construction and some audiophile quality components. These may well make a real difference to the sound quality - I have heard neither of them.

    I would have doubted that the 5400 is better than the Denon DVD-2900 for CD playback. After all, the DVD-2900 is more expensive than the 5400 and has less to do. So, the 5400 is bound to be making compromises somewhere.........

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    Looks like Marantz are trying to compete with NAD at the £200 CD player mark.

    I've heard both the NAD C521BEE and the Marantz CD5400. Both are very good players for the money. I went for the NAD player in the end, as I preferred the sound (it was less bright with my Yamaha receiver and Mission m70s).
     

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