Copy cats

2019-03-08 05:14:03

Dutch consumer electronics firm Philips is about to upset record companies by launching the first consumer CD player with a built-in CD recorder. The Philips CDR765, which costs about $600, has two decks: one for playing a CD and another for recording sound from any source onto a blank disc that can played on any ordinary CD player. Both decks can spin at double speed, so copying a 60-minute disc would take only half an hour. Like all digital recorders,