Audiolab has swept the boards in the sub-£1,000 category this year. While the 8200 amplifier harks back to the Audiolab of old, the 8200CD represents state-of-the-art thinking in almost every area. Combining a high-performance DAC with clever adjustable filters, gives the Audiolab a sound that is both accurate and highly involving. Add digital inputs, including hi-res USB and you have a worthy winner. Audiolab has also announced an update to the 8200CD (see our review).
TYPE: CD player
TELEPHONE: 01480 447700
Creek Evolution 2
PRICE: £899 (Region B); £999 (All regions)
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