Compact disc player, 1983

1983 in Netherlands and Eindhoven

Compact Disc Player Model CD100, by Philips, 1983

The compact disc (CD) was developed in a collaboration between the Japanese company Sony and the Dutch company Philips. The first CD player, Sony's CDP-101 was launched on 1 October 1982.

This example is one of Philips' early offerings from 1984, the CD100, which was the first top-loading CD player.

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