> Posted on Musical America's site
> CD Players
> En route to Obsoletism?
> Products, a high-end manufacturer of home audio systems,
> will give up manufacturing CD players as of January and
> instead focus on digital streaming equipment. The British
> company, which makes systems costing between £2,500 and
> £100,000, believes that digital streaming offers superior
> sound quality.
> "Our customers have fast recognised the
> limitations of CD players and in the age of home
> networking,” Managing Director Gilad Tiefenbrun tells BBC
> News, “people now want better control of their music and
> the ability to enjoy it in any room of their home. CD
> players no longer belong in the specialist domain."
> Ironically, the company will continue to make