Two different sounds, the Marantz being warm and the Cambridge being slightly forward. For redbook, the Cambridge will probably be a better player though.
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I just purchased a Marantz 701 from them. I am stunned at it's SACD performance and it's redbook performance is clean,warm and impressive and not a slouch. It is a real deal for the price and you would have to spend more than twice as much to catch up to it's performance.Digital harshness isn't present with it.It may be slightly tilted back but not in your face.
I was using a Sony player and an external DAC by Musical Fidelity which gave very good performance but not as good as the Marantz (and I paid $300 for it; $100 more and you have the Marantz). I am VERY glad I bought it.