Get a modded music hall from underwood.
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I haven't heard the modified Music Hall's but really like the stock version and have heard good things about the Underwood mods.
The Cambridge is a very accurate and detailed player but also very smooth and "non-digital" sounding for this price category.
The new Moon CD-1 is similar to the Cambridge, but perhaps gives up some detail for a slightly better soundstage and overall spatial presentation.
The Naim in my opinion is in a category of one. The music just tumbles and bounces out of it in a way that makes me happy. It is not as detailed or smooth as the Cambridge or Moon, but it really delivers the essence of every performance it is asked to reproduce. If you like the Naim sound, well, then you like the Naim sound.
Some people (like Stereophile's Jim Austin) have written very highly of the Marantz SA8001, but I haven't heard it yet. I have not been crazy about their other recent budget efforts compared to current players by Music Hall and Cambridge, but apparently the SA8001 is another kettle of fish.
The Rotel and Arcam cd 73 are outclassed by these others, although you might want to listen to the CD192 if it is convenient. Who knows, maybe you will love it.
Under $1500, there will only be tiny differences in sound. I have tried many and that was ultimately my conclusion. The ones that were just ok but not really better than $600 players were Music hall (Underwood level 1), Marantz 8001, Rega Apollo, Cambridge 840. Quad cdp-2 was a bit better. You won't find a big improvement with these over say a Nad 542, Onkyo 7555 or Sony 999/9100es. The Arcams might be worth a shot or perhaps a modded Jolida.
In all respect, I must disagree with Foster_9. My Rotel RCD-1072 is a fabulous player and it does in fact reproduce smoothness and refinement particularly with smooth jazz, straight ahead jazz, etc. Check out the reviews on this player at audioreview.com. For less than half of your budget, you can have a fantastic player. But I would compare it with the Marantz SA8001 which I understand is superior to it.