How good is the Onkyo DX-7555?
I've read some very good reviews of this player and am wondering how it stacks up against other players I could buy used for around the Onkyo's $400 street price--the Rotel 1072, Music Hall 25.2, Rega Planet 2000. I'll be unable to hear any of them before buying, so I'm flying blind.
I'm looking for as "analog-like" a presentation as possible--which the Onkyo allegedly has--with smooth, non-fatiguing highs and the best possible resolution of micro- and macro-dynamic detail (the Onkyo may be lacking a little in the dynamics department). May use the player down the road as a transport with a better outboard DAC.
System consists of: Vandersteen 2ce Signature IIs, NAD C372 integrated, Sony Playstation One (current CD player, with which I've had some reliability problems though its sound is near my ideal), Signal Cable Magic Power cable, Tributaries silver interconnects and 12 G copper speaker cables. My listening is 50% jazz, 30% rock and indie rock, 20% classical. Thanks in advance!