compact disc

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a digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record

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Amalou, premier auteur algerien ayant retranscrit ses oeuvres litteraires en braille, a expose un fonds documentaire constitue d'ouvrages en braille et de CD audio dont les titres des musiques sont inscrits en braille sur la jaquette.
CD Players capable of only CD Audio must play CD Audio on CD-R and CD-RW discs.
CD audio files are about 10 million bytes (digits) of data per minute of music.
On the plus side, these CDs can be played in any CD audio player, and the medium is relatively inexpensive, at $4 to $8 a disc.
The idea of putting CD audio and CD-ROM (computer) data on the same disc is not new.
So, at 150 Kbps, the standard transfer rate for a CD audio file would take a couple of minutes to transfer data to a 10 MB file.