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RE: More confusion over pre-amps and amps for Maggie 3.6s

Most CD players have optical or coax digital out. That skips all the DA stuff in the player. You could also just buy a 'transport' and be forced into an external DAC.

My CD player has 2 channels of digital in, so it is also a DAC.

Cambridge Audio makes a DACMagic + which includes balanced and single ended (RCA)outputs and a level control. It even has a headphone output. If you are interested, look it up. And it is priced 'right' at maybe 600$ with the BlueTooth Dongle to stream audio from your computer. My iMac has built in bluetooth so this is an attractive feature to me.

The CA to a power amp may satisfy your needs. Used amps are available in bewildering variety.. Too many, in fact, to list or even make a sane recommendation. For Magnepan you could even find some hi-power tube gear, like ARC.
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