Ancient MiniDiscs

Ancient MiniDiscs

In the early days, in order to fit all that music on one disk, they had to make the disks really big. Actually what they started with was an LP record enclosed in a protective jacket. This was the beginning of MD technology.
A MiniDisc from Prehistoric Times

Now I've heard that the MD system is fully compatible, backwards and forwards... any MD disc will work in any MD player, unless of course it's MD Data, but it doesn't say anything about that here...
The MiniDisc system is supposed to be fully compatible

There does seem to be a bit of a slot size problem though...
If you can get it into the slot

A thorough reading of the service manual reveals a little known technique the experts use for ensuring compatibility...
The way the experts do it

There is also an alternate techinque available to Japanese technicians.

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