Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Feb 2013 12:10 UTC
Multimedia, AV "Sony has announced it is to deliver its last MiniDisc stereo next month. It marks an end to the firm's support for the system which it launched in 1992. The format only ever had limited success outside of Japan and was ultimately doomed by the rise of recordable CDs and MP3 players." My format of choice for personal audio up until a few years ago, when the rest of the world had already long moved on to MP3. Nothing beats the satisfying sound of closing a portable MiniDisc player/recorder with a disc in it.
Permalink for comment 551360
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[3]: sony...
by wonea on Mon 4th Feb 2013 16:46 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: sony..."
wonea
Member since:
2005-10-28

Bluray might not be as successful as DVD, but it's possibly your last chance to actually own a movie, and streaming doesn't count.

So let us enjoy the format, happy in the fact we don't have to pay a monthly streaming contract so we can watch our preferred movies.

Reply Parent Score: 2