Rega Jupiter CD Players

4.5/5 (2 Reviews) MSRP : $1869.00


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Rega Jupiter CD Player


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by J-F a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: July 23, 2006

Bottom Line:   
I agree with the previous review, this CD is absolutely fabulous. This player is rebirthing my CD collection. My previous CD was a Sugden SDT-1 which was a very good player but the Rega Jupiter outperforms completely the Sugden. There is lot of air between instruments, bass are tight and strong, the soundstage is wide and deep with a lot of fine details and dynamics. This player need very good interconnect; I recommend to spend at least 15% on interconnects.

I’m running this player with brand new BIS Audio RCA Coppers-S, my old wonderful integrated amplifiers SimAudio PW 3000-ES, bipolar Mirage 990S bi-wired with Prisma 4 cables.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2006

Price Paid:    $1800.00

Purchased At:   Canada



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Fern a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I just heard a lot about the jupiter and was wondering if this stories where indeed that possitive,so i went to the dealer a 30km from where i live and came home with the jupiter(in a nice case)to listen for it for a few days.
I put it on top of my system because its a top loader instead of an frontloader,and put a pair of Siltechs in it(4-56s)the rca inputs are not gold plated that's a pitty i think)i switch on the player,put an cd in it and wow....
this is bad ,what is happening ?this player sounds cold and flat ,i just listen for a while and the sound was getting much better and better....this player needs an warming-up so i think and i was putting more cd's in it .Very amazing this player makes my whole cd collection a new collection,much detail ,very good soundstage with lots of air arround instruments and vocals,even better with unplugged cd's i discovered.Maybe some new interconnects may do some wonders and make it more realistic sounding then it already did,i have to check that with some new pair.This player gives a very good impression how much room there is with some good cd players to make cd sounds much better(i even think i don't need a dvd-audio or an sacd player,because they don't make my cd collection sounds better,ok if you go for a player for arround 4000 euro).

system setup.

amplifier ATC SIA2-150
cd player marantz cd17
speakers b&w cdm7se
cables.
siltech 4-56s
Harmonic technology pr0-11 biwire.
power cable kimber vs8

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2002




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