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Posted By: Amos
02-Dec-04 - 08:27 PM
Thread Name: BS: Whats the Holes in CD's for then?
Subject: RE: BS: Whats the Holes in CD's for then?
I believe it is for driving them round and round at a controlled rate of speed, without which they could not be read. The centering and driving device on some CD players is a cone-and-cup combination that sandwiches the CD through the hole.

See also How do CD Players Work


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