hifi+ Reviews

"...Previously, if someone had offered to replace my record players and record collection wholesale with CDs and a player of my choice, I'd have questioned their sanity and then shown them the door. Now I'd have to consider that offer seriously. That's how big a step the Zanden digital electronics represent. They don't sound like any CD player I've ever heard before. They sound better. They don't sound like any turntable either - they're different. In many ways, they've redefined my expectations of recorded music. Just when you thought CD was dying if not exactly dead, Zanden have brought it back to real breathing life -- somewhere it's never been before -- and that's good news for all of us ..."

Roy Gregory, hifi+, March 2005