Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic SL-CT810 review

    By 14 April 2004

    While most people are upgrading to hard drive-based MP3 players for their portable music fix, there are a number of people that still want to hold on to the wonders of CD. After all, who hasn’t got a heap of discs sitting at home collecting dust rather...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Proline DM1945MP3 portable CD/MP3 player review

    By 17 February 2004

    If this looks familiar it's because of heavy TV promotion by its seller, Comet. Its £30 RRP is standard, not just for seasonal sales. When we saw the advertisement, an effective MP3 player for the price of three chart CDs we doubted it was true, so we...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sony D-NE511 ATRAC CD Walkman review

    By 11 November 2003

    On the outside the Sony Atrac3Plus D-NE511 looks like any other CD player circa three years ago. There are numerous buttons on the front, a two-line LCD screen and the usual d-pad for playing skipping and stopping the tracks. For the fashion-conscious...