I own 2 Arcam CD players: models CD73 T and FMJ CD17. They perfectly read more than 99% of the (over 5500) CDs in my collection, some of them bought as much as 30 years ago, others bought this year, most of them brand new but also hundreds used and showing slight signs of wear. So, I'd say that these CD players are not particularly "fussy" by any means (they even read CD-R). However, I've been experiencing problems with maybe a dozen brand new CDs, all of them manufactured during the last few years. None of the 2 Arcam players are able to read them: the CDs spin endelessly without being recognized (the display shows no message at all) until I finally give up and open the tray by pressing the "load" button. I have returned some of those CDs thinking they were counterfeit copies, only to receive another copy with exactly the same result. By the way ... all of those CDs are read without problem by both my computer and an old Pioneer CD player from the 90s ... I read somewhere that these Arcam players lack some specific circuitry (that other players have) in order to correct some kind of reading errors (due to slightly defective CDs), "helping" the laser to focus. Maybe the issue I've detailed is a combination of the particular design of the Arcam players and the CD manufacturing lack of quality control in recent years, but I can't tell for sure. Someone else experiencing the same? Any suggestion?