Price: $5500


Al said: Not only does it provide reference-quality video performance, 3D audio and video playback, upscaling to 4K, flawless operational performance (aside from some lighting idiosyncrasies), and seductive sound quality -- it does all of that for a cool grand less than the device it aspires to be: McIntosh’s own MCD550 SACD/CD player.

Read the SoundStage! Access review.

The gist: Perfect source to round-out your all-Mac setup.