FROM THE DAY YOUR PRODUCT IS INTRODUCED TO THE MARKET, REPAIR TIME MAXES OUT AT 7 YEARS, IF YOU ARE LUCKY!!!
23 March 2014
Summary: I have truly enjoyed Sony high end and ES equipment for many years, and all is generally wonderful until you have to have it repaired, and I do not say that lightly. I have reviewed the new Sony 5400, and it is a beautiful component indeed, but I urge buyers to connsider one very important factor...
!!!!! SONY - is synonymous with the highest quality !!!!!
6 February 2014
Summary: I have a collection of selected SACD disk. I want to listen to music - on multichannel technology. Besides this unit perfectly suited for this. This SONY, then there is a guarantee of high quality. We do not sell them. In this case - the price of nothing says. Listen and understand.
Summary: The seller organized shipment immediately after receiving the payment and the player arrived on time and safe to the destination. Sony ES SACD is a masterpiece and true bargain among the high end players which cost usually more than several thousand dollars.
Summary: I have been upgrading my sound system for the last 3 years and realized that I had everything staged to try out multchannel music. My pre-amps and amplifiers were Emotiva, speakers were Polk LSI's.
Summary: Granted, disc players are becoming extinct, but still have a few years left. This player does a fantastic job on analog, two channel playback. I have not heard it through HDMI, but in that case I expect the other end to be the main sound factor. On two-channel, analog out this player shines.
Summary: Most of my CDs have been ripped and are played through a DAC. However, i have about 120 SACD's that can't be ripped (easily) and needed to update my 2003 Sony 9000ES and after reading several reviews of this piece of gear I purchased it.
Summary: Briefly, this SACD XA5400ES is comparable to the best under $4k in terms of build quality and sound characteristics. The Red Book CD sounds better than expected from a SACD player and the SACD is full measure to compete with more expensive players.