Latest reviews in CD Players »

Smooth player from Technics

Advantages: Great sound, loads of features
Disadvantages: May not be an advantage over SL PG490

This was the first separates CD player I have ever brought, and I was impressed. It's advantages over the '490 are small - it has quick access to tracks on the front panel, and contains a few editing features designed for use with a tape deck. However, I ...

Oliy 23.06.2001 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Technics SL-PG 5

Sound Quality

Ease of Use

Look & Design

Range of Features

Value for Money

Good, but maybe not better than ts predecessors

Advantages: Optical outs, headphone outs, all the things you need on a CD player
Disadvantages: Not as reliable on damaged CDs

...I purchased two of these to replace ageing Technics SL-PG470s, and they boast several features not seen on the 470. These have optical outputs, which considering how easy it is to add, no CD player should be sold without. Thet also have headphone sockets ...

QuinnTheEskimo 18.08.2000 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Technics SL-PG 5

Sound Quality

Ease of Use

Look & Design

Range of Features

Value for Money

The SL-PG 590

Advantages: Cheap, sturdy, ease of use.
Disadvantages: Basic, odd-colour (?), not the 490.

I bought the SL-PG 590 in April, perhaps it's a little dated, and it's certainly not a top of the range product, in fact, it may not even be better than its predecessor the 490. It certainly wasn't in the view of What Hi-Fi. However this player has the di ...

mpnichols 02.08.2000 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Technics SL-PG 5

Sound Quality

Ease of Use

Look & Design

Range of Features

Value for Money