I brought this cd player many years ago probably around 6 - 7 and its still going strong today. It cost me £40 in the sale and the salesperson at the time told me it would be long lasting and they weren't wrong.
Aiwa isn't a name I had heard of before but I though it was worth a try and am glad I took the chance.
You can use the player for CDs, tapes (if you still have any knocking round) and for radio. For the radio you can plug in a digital radio aerial which gives great reception. The player also comes with a remote so you can flick songs as you dance around the living room (or is this just me).
It is a 'mini hi-fi' which is great for me it fits nicely under my tv on my stand not so good if you want a big showey system and of course in todays world of mp3 players its useless because you can't link them to this. In the days when everyone downloads their music to the latest ipod its still nice to have something to play your old cds or even tapes if you still have them (it has play function to flip the tape and play both side wahey lol). The sound quality is excellent and it gives off a good volume to challege any larger hi-fi as well.
Recommend these mini hi-fi to everyone.