User Details - PDutus


  I like all sorts of music, but classical (opera and orchestral) is a favourite. I have a number of SACDs, including Sibelius Kullervo Symphony on Ondine, Benvenuto Cellini on LSO Live, and Dark Side of the Moon (naturally!).

I have so far only listened to the discs in 2-Channel mode, but hope to venture into surround at some stage in the not-too-distant future.
  St. Helier, Jersey
  Pioneer DV-LX50 DVD/DVD-A/SACD/CD Player
Mission Cyrus 2 Amplifier plus PSX Power Supply
Nakamichi Dragon and 680 Cassette Decks
Rega Planar 3 Turntable with Rega RB-300 Arm and Linn K5 Cartridge
Tascam DA-20 MkII DAT Recorder
Castle Inversion 10 Speakers

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Concern with sacd disc players
November 26, 2015
Interesting comments. I have a Pioneer DV-LX50 (dating from around 2008 I believe) which, touch wood, was working fine last time I used it. It's a fine player (and can pay DVD Audio as well), but it's currently languishing a bit unloved near the bottom of the hi-fi rack, SACD duties having been taken over by an Oppo BDP-83SE, which is excellent and ... more
Pioneer DV-LX50 v Sony SCD-XE597
March 11, 2013
Hi, I'm new to the site. I have a Pioneer DV-LX50, which is capable of playing most discs known to man. An opportunity has arisen to get a Sony SCD-XE597 at a cheap price, and I was just wondering whether anyone has any experience of the Sony and how it compares to the Pioneer as regards SA-CD playback. ... more