Discography > 'Compact Disc' format information
Format: Compact Disc
Commercial launch date: 1982
Last manufactured date: format still in use
17/08/1982 the first Compact Discs were released to the public in Germany.
01/10/1982 in Japan Sony launches its first CD player (CDP-101).
02/03/1983 CD players and 16 titles are first released in the USA.
FORMATS BASED ON THIS PRIMARY FORMAT:CD single (3")CD single (5")CD single (shaped)Hybrid CD/Vinyl single (5")CD
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