This 1981 brochure announces the new Compact Disc Digital Audio. It describes the new format and displays the new compact disc and a prototype cdplayer. The brochure also contains a demo cardboard compact disc. See the great pictures.

The 1981 Philips Compact Disc Digital Audio brochure and demo cardboard compact disc.

A photo of an early demonstration prototype model of what could be a Compact Disc player.

Inside of the 1981 Philips Compact Disc brochure and the demo cardboard compact disc.

Photos of the Philips VLP and demonstration prototype cdplayer model.

Another photo of the prototype cdplayer model.

A photo of the demo cardboard compact disc