[24hoursupport] Re: The Myth Of The 100-Year CD-Rom

  • From: Madrachod@xxxxxxx
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 01:09:13 EST

By the way, kids, I'll bet none of you remember this, but, about 10 to 15 
years ago, someone (I don't know the name of the company but I have the 
advertising flier for it here somewhere) came out with a turntable that played 
with a laser instead of a needle!!  It would just hover over the record and 
the laser would read the grooves like the one in a cd player reads the info on 
cd, and you would get clear perfect sound from it.  You could play a very 
dirty and scratchy record on it and it would sound like it was brand new 
the laser would only track the grooves not the scratches.  And, it could even 
play 78's and make them sound brand new, too.  Problem was, it was about 
$1000.00!!  If they'd still have them today they would probably have come down 
price dramatically.  I certainly wouldn't mind having one.

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