Raiders Of The Lost Walmart Find Surprisingly Recent Minidisc Player

Earlier this year, Sony discontinued their Minidisc format. We didn’t report on it at the time because the real news may have been that Minidisc players, the most portable music format of the ’90s, were still in production. The format never quite took off unless you like to record and bootleg concerts.

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The invention of the MP3 player and small digital recorders made the Minidisc player adorably obsolete, but it does still have loyal fans. Maybe they should get themselves to Walmart. Reader Knah found this Minidisc player marked down to $79.

The Ides of March: Farewell, Sony MiniDisc Player [Time]