Jcyle, I have not heard the A3.2 but have heard the new A5. It is a nice player but the presentation is not as relaxed as others I have heard. The a5 is very detailed and spacious but lacks warmth. I assume the a5 is similar to what you have. The cary 308t would be an excellent choice for a stand alone player. If interested, a non o/s dac would give you a very musical presentation. Many are available for less than $1k that have a more analog presentation than the Musical Fidelity. Check out my setup and cd players I have tried. I was looking for what you were looking for and got there in a roundabout way, (older dac with dvd player), after auditioning the A5, 308T, Marantz 8260, Classe ? (newer model), Jolida 100, Arcam and NAD models. Phil Brady.