Affordable CD Transports in 2021?

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What are some decent alternatives to a CD transport or recommendations, everything I look at seems to break bank or get sold by the time I'm ready to buy and I'm not finding much solution. I've been watching since early 2020.
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Guitarista
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Mar 22, 2021
If you're on a tight budget, consider a used Pioneer 563 or 578. I have a 578 that I bought brand new, and appreciate the analog 5.1 outputs for use with legacy multichannel equipment. They are universal players.
I'm not actually planning a budget for this one, because my biggest issue in making a purchase for this is consistency of product availability, as if I started my search three years too late, and I've missed the big wave... It seems like everything is just over $700 and dissapears at lightspeed or is top of the line and $1500+, or costs less and is incompatible with my headphone amplifiers. Something interesting I did find was tube cd players, yet none of them 120v. Everything else seems to stay low stock.
I took a look around, I think I have one of those units laying around the house. While I didn't find it, I tested all the old universal players in my house, they had one thing in common, they all sounded very harsh on my headphone amplifiers. I concluded that I I might be better off picking something that is cd oriented. Your comment prompted my decision. I decided to try to find a 120v tube cd player. In searching, I found one product with one seller with three listings in three colors, but one each. It doesn't seem to be a well-known product, but I purchased a Bada HD-23 tube cd player in gold. I'm hoping this will be a wonderful addition to my listening corner. This is the only sample I could find, I saw no reviews: https://youtu.be/TFD_LEiFmd0
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