Compact Disc, 1982-1983

Compact Disc, 1982-1983
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In 1983, Philips introduced the Compact Disc, jointly developed with Sony, in Europe, after its launch in Japan, end 1982. The Compact Disc delivered pure sound without background noise, while its plastic coating protected the disc from fingerprints and dust.

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