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.
With demand drying up, Sony will shutter production of its last MiniDisc Walkman later this year.
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