Compact Disk (CD)

CD icon Compact Disk (CD)

Also known as: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, SACD, VCD, SVCD, PhotoCD, PictureCD, CD-i, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM


Summary

Technology optical disk
Dimensions 120 mm diameter x 1.2 mm thick
Date Introduced 1982
Storage Capacity CD-ROM: 640 to 700 MB
Single-layer DVD: 4.7 GB
Dual-layer DVD: 8.5 GB
Created by Philips, Sony
Standards ECMA-130
Wikipedia Compact_Disc
CD-ROM
DVD
See Also mini-cd
business-card-cd

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