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Happy 30th Birthday to the CD Player
Happy 30th Birthday to the CD Player
It's hard to think that something that can hold 'only' 72 minutes of crystal clear music on a shiny 5-inch disc was ever state of the art, but the venerable CD was exactly that.  On October 1st, 1982, Sony released the CDP-101, the first CD player available to consumers for about $730.  In a time where storage is virtually unlimited (I have a day and a half worth of music on my PHONE),  it's hard