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Sony CDP-101 - The First CD Player

Sony CDP-101 - The First CD Player
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Required Hire Duration

Required Working Condition

  • Date of Manufacture: March 1983
  • Quantity Available: 1
  • Working Condition: Working - Requires Amplifier
  • Physical Condition: Good
  • Original Box: No

The Sony CDP-101 is the world's first commercially released Compact Disc player. It was released in Japan on the 1st October 1982 and sold for 168,000 yen which is around £1185 (in 1982).  

The Sony CDP-101 became available in the UK in March 1983.

It is in good working order and can be demonstrated if connected to an external amplifier.

We do not have the remote control for it.


Hire Charges

Hire Charges

We currently do not have our charges listed online, but we are happy to quote you by phone. Please call us on 01440 709794 and we'll be happy to help.

Minimum Order Charge

We do have a minimum order charge of £50 (excluding delivery) for all hires. This is to cover the time involved in organising and dispatching a single small item. Sorry :-(


New clients are required to pay in advance by BACS or credit card. Repeat customers can open a credit account with us on 30 days terms.

Multiple Items & Job Lots

If you're looking to fit out an entire set and need many items, we are happy to quote a discounted rate based on the quantity of items.

Dry Hire

The term dry hire means to hire an item without having a technician supplied to support it. Most of our small items are available to dry hire, but some of the more complicated equipment that require specialist knowledge are not. In these cases we will deliver the item(s) personally and set them up for you. Please call us for a quotation based on the hire period and location.

Sony CDP-101 - The First CD Player Prop For Hire


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