Originally Posted by Enilder
I have Onkyo TX8270, and I am looking to purchase a media player. I was primarily looking for a CD player, and got me wondering about what features I should look out for. In the past, I was using another audio system that had everything integrated into the system whereas I am slowly building a system to accommodate music (CD) and blu-ray for movies. Is there a generic all-in-1 media player that people are happy with? Thanks.
Since you have a receiver with HDMI, you might consider a blu ray player. Sony UDP-X800M2. It is basically a universal player. Plays, CD, SACD, DVD video, DVD-A, and blu ray (both 4k and regular). It's 249 bucks. If you don't care for 4k blu ray and just want standard blu ray you can try the Sony BDP-S6700 for 99 bucks. Doesn't play DVD-A but does, SACD, CD, DVD video and Blu ray.
Want something more upscale, the Sony UPD-X1100es, at 599, plays everything the x800M2 plays and has analog audio out connections.
For CD players, I'd probably look at Marantz.
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