My recollection at the time that SONY bought the Columbia empire, was that
SONY meant "Soon Own New York"
2012/11/6 Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
> Thanks for the details. Don't forget what Sony stands for (as told me by a
> former employee) Soon Only Not Yet!
> One of the benefits of the DASH machines (whenever they were released) was
> allegedly to be razor-blade editable, I believe. Any comments/timeline on
> The Mitsubishi "DASH" machines (X-80) were out in this timeframe, I think,
> but I think the SONY DASH machines were out a bit later, no? The first Sony
> was the 3202 and then the 3402 had more metal and an upgraded look, I think
> to go against the Studer D820, I believe.
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