Simaudio Moon Neo 380DPrice: $4350


Graham said: At a base price of $4350, the Moon Neo 380D isn’t cheap, but its performance is commensurate with its price. It’s a sophisticated machine that’s simple to operate and capable of reproducing music with true beauty, and it manages to do this with lowly old “Red Book” digital right on up to 24/192 recordings, making all stops in between.

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The gist: Gets all the basics right, and from a top-flight company.