I've given some thought to getting a dedicated SACD player next year (budgetary reasons) as I want something better than the intro level machine. I, like most people, have only one set of multichannel inputs and am loathe to use switchboxes (I have a DVD-A player already and I don't want to change it, just add SACD). Although SACD is frequently multichannel, my understanding is it was originally two channel only, and all SACDs have a high-res stereo layer. Has anyone faced a similar conundrum regarding connectivity and opted for two channel SACD? If so, are you satisfied, dissatisfied? Did you just get a universal player to simplify matters? Did you get switchboxes that were "good enough"? I know, a lot of questions, but I've just about decided to start buying hybrid SACDs of anything that interests me and having the SACD potential on tap, so to speak, when I get a player.