Review: Heart CD6000 CD Player

Category: Digital

What are your musical tastes?

Pop, Rock, Jazz, Vocals, Dance, Techno

recordings you use for testing?

Everything I own!

What are the most important aspects of sound for you?

Must be detailed, warm, open "airy"

What is the worst thing a system could do to turn you off?

pop, crack, sizzle, blow up

How long has this piece been in your system?

1 month

What did this component replace?

You dont want to know (Blaupunkt Munchen Car CD player)

How did the sound change with this addition?

Night and day difference

What are some of its strengths?

Warm sound, very detailed

What are some of its weaknesses?

Runs kinda hot, Stock 6922 tues are dry, 1 dimensional

I repalced the stock Sovtek 6922 tubes with NOS Siemens 7308 gold pin tubes. NIGHT AND DAY DIFFERENCE. Everything opened up and became ultra transparent.

If money was no object, would you still own this?

Yes.but upgrade tubes

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