Price: $3000


He said: The CD3.3 bested what I’d thought was the best in digital reproduction short of an $8000 megaplayer. In the CD3.3, Simaudio turns out digital performance from the Compact Disc -- a technology well into its golden years -- that is as contemporary as tomorrow.

Read the SoundStage! A/V review.

The gist: Not too budget, not too expensive. Just right.