Japan Newsbriefs 09/11/95
TOKYO, JAPAN, 1995 SEP 11 (NB) -- In this roundup of news from
... Mini-Disk gains another supporter ...
- Mini-Disk Gains Another Supporter
- Matsushita began selling personal Mini-Disk players to consumers
across Japan on Saturday, the first time the company has offered such
a product. Matsushita originally backed the Digital Compact Cassette
(DCC) system developed by Philips of the Netherlands, but saw very
sales worldwide. In Japan Mini-Disk has recently begun to slowly take
off and several companies have announced new Mini-Disk-based products.
The company's first product, the SL-MR10, sells for 69,800 yen ($703).
Projected demand for Mini-Disk players has risen to 600,000 for the
current fiscal year compared with the previous year's figure of