The value in this Pioneer DV-45A is its music playback capability (in our opinion). It plays SACD and CDs with surprisingly good result. It was detailed, fairly transparent sounding with a projection of the soundstage. It may lack the warmth of a NAD or Rotel CD only player that is priced around $150 but it has more features and with SACD, offers multi-channel output. Plus, it offers DVD playback and progressive video which is an added bonus if you want to watch a concert DVD.
Cosmetically, there are some scuff marks here and there and a spot of glue residue from a remote sensor previously placed there.We don’t have the original box but will securely pack it for safe shipping. Manual is available online and a Pioneer remote is included (covers most functions).