Month: August 2012

Super Audio Compact Disc Players

Super Audio CD player Marantz SA15S2. SACD: what you need to know SUPER Audio CDs (SACDs) are rare in Australian music stores, although many specialty hi-fi retailers have them in stock. You’ll find many more from overseas suppliers (especially in…

The history of the compact disc

30 years ago today, workers at a factory outside Hanover, Germany, welcomed executives from Polygram, Sony and Philips. These executives were here to see something they knew was special. After a while, they were given a small circular disc. These…

DVD player explosion leaves three-year-old badly burned

A mother from Bendigo has spoken of the horror of learning her three-year-old daughter suffered severe burns when a portable DVD player exploded in her lap in the family car. “It was killing me that I couldn’t be there when…