PDP-1 (was Re: OT and getting further OT...)

From: Adrian Graham <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Fri Feb 11 19:52:05 2005

> > astounded when I told them the mechanism used in most domestic CD
> > players also originated in the 60s. (I hope I'm right on that one :)
> To which mechanism are you referring?
> CD players didn't enter the market until late 1983, IIRC, but
> there are undoubtedly some mechanisms therein that were used
> in earlier products.

The laser scanning head used in domestic CD players is what I'm referring to
- its design hasn't changed because it does it's job......


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