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Sony Data Discman - DD-8

Sony Data Discman - DD-8
Picture of Vintage Technology Prop Store   Office Equipment   PDA's & Electronic Books   Sony Data Discman - DD-8
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Required Working Condition

  • Date of Manufacture: 1990
  • Quantity Available: 1
  • Working Condition: Working
  • Physical Condition: Very Good
  • Original Box: Yes
The Sony Data Discman was an electronic book player launched by Sony Corporation in 1990.
It was marketed in the United States towards college students and international travelers, but had little success outside of Japan.

The Data Discman's purpose was for a quick access to electronic reference information on a pre-recorded disc. Searches for information were entered through a QWERTY-style keyboard and the "Yes" and "No" keys.

A typical Data Discman model had a low resolution small grayscale LCD, CD drive unit, and a low-power computer. Early versions of the device were incapable of playing audio CD discs.
Software was prerecorded and usually feature encyclopedias, foreign language dictionaries, novels, and the like.

Our Sony Data Discman is the DD-8 model which is boxed, as new and comes with an electronic interpretter disc.

We also have : Electronic Food File , The Hutchinson Guide to the World , The Concise Oxford Dictionary and Oxford Thesaurus , Chambers Science & Technology Library Books

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.

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