Category Archives: CD

Fixing my Denon DCD-825 CD player

Although it’s 14 years old, I’ve grown very attached to my Denon CD player and when it stopped playing discs I was most upset. The most probable cause was a defective laser/lens assembly, so I found out that it’s actually … Continue reading

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A curious notion has been swilling around in my head for some time now regarding “our” relationship with the physical media I love so much. Were it not for the books, CDs, DVDs, computer games, photo albums and vinyl records … Continue reading

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Wholly unnecesssary

Much to the despair of my better half, I’ve just spent ten US dollars on a piece of really cool – but utterly pointless – software called Delicious Library. You may be aware of it already (it has been around … Continue reading

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