Originally Posted by ChiefTK
The Ayre DX-5 is, perhaps, the best stand alone disc player manufactured today relative to playing virtually everything on a 5" disc with superb audio resolution and fidelity.
Using the Oppo transport is simply smart. Why reinvent the wheel?
The power supplies and DAC's make this piece ultra high-end and worth the $$$.
THis is mighty strong words, there are some sensationally good players out there, have listened to some Wadia players that made me believe I was listening to an improved mastering of Pink Floyd, The wall... If the player is at this level it's not even just worth the money, it's a bargain....