Some CD players that experts rate highly are the Marantz CD6005, Oppo Digital BDP-105 and Sony CDP-CE500. As of 2015, the prices of these CD players range from $150 to $1,200.
The Marantz CD6005 CD player supports various disc formats, including CD and CD-R/RW. It outputs to headphone, coaxial, optical and stereo RCA. In addition, it plays sound file formats such as MP3, WMA, WAV and AAC.
The Oppo Digital BDP-105 CD player supports analog, stereo, coaxial, optical and HDMI audio outputs. It also supports a wide range of disc formats, including Blu-ray 3D, DVD-Audio, Kodak Picture CD, AVCHD and SACD. The Sony CDP-CE500 CD player is a five-disc CD changer that supports optical and RCA outputs.