The Mark Levinson 39 and its successor, the 390s, are high quality units that have analog volume controls.
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Sony xa7es, wadia 830,850,860. Opinions and tastes on these vary. To me they sound a little less involving driving direct as opposed to via a superlative tube preamp.
The Audio Aero Capitole is in a special league of it's own due to it's tube output stage and 192 upsampling. Another top dog player is the modwright XA777ES SACD player. This has a jena labs design tube output stage and volume control. Both of these players have the harmonics and midrange punch that you get with a good tube preamp. Great sounding.
I asked the same question a while back, you may go over past threads. At any rate, I wound up buying a new preamp, after I upgraded my cd player. I do remember that the Accuphase was recommended to me, but its price was prohibitive. New models by Accuphase are due soon at any rate. If you have deep pockets, I was told on a number of occasions that they perform flawlessly and sound exquisite. I am happy with my Arcam FMJ and ARC preamp combo and lust for no better equipment-wise. I take my hard earned cash and buy recordings. Let the merry-go-round merrily go around, catch the music not the hardware bug. May the audio Gods always shine upon you!
Be careful with some of the recommendations if you are looking for a player with an ANALOG volume control (which is how I read your original post) ... some of the players mentioned (especially the Wadia's) adjust volume in the digital domain. Not necessarily bad per se, but if you are only interested in analog controlled players, something to watch out for.