Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Enhances Ads For Mobile Devices
LG G5 "Friends" LG CAM Plus, LG 360 CAM, LG 360 VR, LG TONE Devices Launch In US
Twitter Photos, videos And Names in Reply Tweets Will No Longer Count Toward 140-character Limit
Samsung Expands 750 EVO SSD With Availability and Increases Capacity to 500GB
Google's Paris Offices Raided
OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD Series Released
LG's 2016 OLED TV Line Launches At U.S. Retail
NHK STRL Open House 2016 Kicks Off
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > End Of ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, February 01, 2013
End Of Era For Sony MiniDisc


Sony will stop production of its legendary MiniDisc players this spring, as other portable media player devices such as Apple's iPod are more popular among users.

The Japanese company will cease production of the magneto-optical medium in March, which was originally designed to replace casettes,the Japanese site Ashashi reported today.

MiniDisc allowed users to record their own music in Sony's proprietary ATRAC encoding and later in the high-quality linear PCM digital format.

Sony sold over 27 million MiniDisc players during its manufacturing run. MiniDiscs will continue to be manufactured for the time being, but only Onkyo will continue to make MiniDisc players. Sony will keep offering repair services to existing users.


Previous
Next
Foldable Speakers by Fujifilm        All News        Google Works With EU To Settle Antitrust Probe
Foldable Speakers by Fujifilm     Consumer Electronics News      Panasonic Returns To Profitability

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony Sees Flat Annual Growth Due To Recent Quake Damages
Sony Improves Commercial LED Display Concept With New CLEDIS Technology
Sony Joins Forces with Cogitai to Conduct Research and Development for Artificial Intelligence
Sony To Resume Wafer Processing Operations After Earthquake
Sony Releases New Home Audio Products
Sony Reports Loss But PlayStation Keeps Performing Well
Sony Confirms Manufacturing Operations Disruptions Following Kumamoto Earthquakes
Sony's Second Generation Optical Disc Archive System Is Faster And Goes Up to 3.3 TB
Kyushu Quakes Trouble Japan's Economy
Sony Develops Ghost-catching Device
Sony Wants To Bring Playstation Games In Mobiles Through New Company
Sony’s New Life Space UX Line Comes To The U.S.

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .