Here’s a look back at an interesting Philips CD player commercial from 1984, when the machines were as large as computers today. Does anyone still own one of these behemoths? Video after the jump.

Philips contributed the general manufacturing process, based on the video LaserDisc technology. Philips also contributed the Eight-to-Fourteen Modulation, EFM, which offers both a long playing time and a high resilience against disc handling damage such as scratches and fingerprints

Here’s a look back at an interesting Philips CD player commercial from 1984, when the machines were as large as computers today. Does anyone still own one of these behemoths? Video after the jump.

Philips contributed the general manufacturing process, based on the video LaserDisc technology. Philips also contributed the Eight-to-Fourteen Modulation, EFM, which offers both a long playing time and a high resilience against disc handling damage such as scratches and fingerprints