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CD-Video (CD-V)

A CD-Video is easily recognisable by its golden colour. This optical disk was launched in 1987 in three different formats: 5 inch, 8 inch and 12 inch.

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Low storage capacity

The CD-Video were mainly used for the distribution of music videos. You could store 5 minutes of video on the smallest format. If you only wanted to store audio, you could select 20 minutes of your favourite music.

Did you know …

… that CD-Video-Discs are gold coloured in order to be able to distinguish them from the silver coloured Audio CD’s?

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