Sony is pulling the plug on the MiniDisc, ending the manufacture of stereo systems that support the format.
Sony has announced it'll stop making and selling MiniDisc stereos next month, so it's the end of an era.
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With demand drying up, Sony will shutter production of its last MiniDisc Walkman later this year.
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We're huge fans of much of Sony's work. MiniDisc? Marvelous. PlayStation? Paradigm-shifting. Bravia? Boodiful. But it's made more than its fair share of absolute stinkers, so gather round.
You might have thought that MiniDisc was dead, but Sony is bringing the format back to life. There was always something special about MiniDisc, and we're delighted to witness its resurrection
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Sony's latest MiniDisc player, the entry-level MZ-NH600D, shows improvement. But we encountered too many usability issues to recommend it wholeheartedly.
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