Which DVD player to replace my CD player?


Active Member
At the moment i have a Sony CDP-XB930 CD player and a Toshiba 420 DVD player, what i'm looking for is a DVD player that can also play CD's as well as my Sony around £500?


Distinguished Member
If you could stretch your budget a little you could get the Arcam DV78 for £650 which will easily outperform your sony cd player and play dvds to a very high level.

Ed Selley

AVF Reviewer
If you don't need Progressive scan, I've found the Marantz DV6400 to be very musical- its a universal as well. £288 from unbeatable.


Active Member
I don't need progressive scan at the moment but i'd probably buy a player with it just in case.


Standard Member
Checkout the Limit DVD 800SE thread on this website.I bought a 800SE(£150 from Limit direct).I think the picture is good enough for my old Sony TV but the audio on DVD and CD is very good.
Well worth a listen.
Limit also make a DVD A900SE which has progressive scan and other video goodies for £200.
Check them out.


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If it were me and I was happy with my dvd players performance I'd use the full £500 budget on a designated CD player. That'd give you the best cd music playback imo. I'm assuming that your trying to reduce the no. of boxes and space they take but I'd personally not want to make that compromise:)
Dvd players just can't compete with cdp's of a similar budget imo.

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