I own a Consonance Droplet CDP that has this. New is about $2700...I've owned other, much more expensive cdp's and this is tops to me.
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I listen to the same type of music. Last year I sold my BAT VK50SE and purchased the Capitol mkII and never looked back. I use a Cary V12R with oil cap upgrade and a pair of Verity Audio Fidelio's. To me, going direct sounded much better and I sold off the preamp, a pair of interconnects and power cord. You could use those funds towards the purchase of the CDP or to buy more music!
I purchased a used Opera Audio Consonance Reference 2.2 CD player on Audiogon for $1000. However, I ended up listening to all of my jazz, acoustic, and other gentler music via the balanced outputs, which do not use the tube. And only use the RCA outputs, which use the tube, for rock. This unit has a volume control but I'm unable to try it without my pre-amp since I'm using an integrated with no power ins. I think it's awesome for one grand.
Hi. I use a Metronome C1A DAC, which combines 24/192 upsampling and tubed output and which replaced my previous AA Prima dac. In my ears the Metronome is the better sounding. You can find info on the website of Metronome. There are a few previous models of Metronome integrated cdplayers for sale here on Gon. I never heard them, but I guess they offer kind of the same color of sound.