What Are Some Economical CD Players?

The TEAC PD-D2610, TEAC CD-P650-B and the Sherwood CDC-5506 are three CD players that are available at relatively affordable prices. As of December 2015, all three are available on Amazon.com at prices below $200.

Featuring a five-CD carousel-type changer, the PD-D2610 can read CD, CD-R, CD-RW and MP3 discs. The player offers 8x oversampling, a fluorescent display with a music calendar and a full-function remote control. The PD-D2610 also offers a 32-selection random memory program, three-way repeat capability and 10-digit direct access keys. It has two digital audio ports and one analog port.

In comparison, the CD-P650-B is compatible with CD, CD-R, CD-RW and MP3 discs, as well as USB drives and MP3 players. Featuring a multifunction florescent display, the CD-P650-B offers 24-bit sampling, a built-in digital-to-analog converter and a remote control. It has one USB port and one headphone jack.

Able to hold and automatically switch between up to five discs, the CDC-5506 by Sherwood offers 8x oversampling, a random play function that shuffles songs from all discs at once and USB compatibility. The CDC-5506 also features a fluorescent display and can read the same disc formats as the other two devices. The player requires an external amplifier to play music.