Philips CD100

Published: May 1, 2021

It was in March 1983 that the compact disc system officially arrived in Europe. With it came the first European-made CD player, the top-loading Philips CD100. Four years before, in March 1979, Philips had given a first press demonstration of a Compact Disc player prototype, using 14-bit digital encoding. Philips was already marketing 30cm video discs but believed that there should be a separate, smaller disc format for audio. The new disc’s diameter of 115mm was no larger than the diagonal of a Compact Cassette.

Philips CD100


  • Audio performance: (20Hz - 20kHz)
  • Frequency range: 20 hZ - 20kHz, ±0.3dB
  • Phase linearity: ±0.5º
  • Signal to noise ratio: >90dB
  • Channel separation: >90dB (at 1kHz)
  • T.H.D. (incl noise): <0.005%, <0.004% (at 1Hz)
  • Intermodulation distortion: <-86dB (at max. output level)
  • Out-band rejection (frequencies 24kHz): <50dB

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Philips CD100 value and price guide

What's your Philips CD100 worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
Philips Philips CD 100 original box Philips CD 100 Original Box Brochures 06/2021 $ 1 469.64
Philips Philips CD 100 Compact Disc Philips CD 100 Compact Disc Player 05/2021 $ 838.39
Philips Philips CD100 in top condition Philips CD100 In Top Condition 05/2021 $ 790.80
Philips Philips CD 100 TOP ONE OF Philips CD 100 TOP ONE OF First HI 05/2021 $ 590.00
Philips Philips CD 100 Demo Kit… Philips CD 100 Demo Kit… 05/2021 $ 614.45
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