the sony SCD is a great addition but has many cons. Although the SCD is great on looks it is very heavy an can break a simple table. But there are some pros to the SCD DVD plaeyr it can play MP3's and CD's and many other disc.It's very cheap an inexpensive so even your average joes could buy this great an useful product. And I would really buy these for great christmas gifts an birthday gifts.
With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. Following a long tradition of high-value, low-priced players, the "597" delivers sensible features such as an optical output, remote control and CD text. Sony now include high-resolution SACD playback in 2 channel and multi-channel configurations - the ideal add-on for multi-channel receivers and 2 channel hi-fi systems.