How does a compact disc play music?

Answer A CD player has three major mechanical components : a drive motor, a lens system, and a tracking mechanism. The drive motor (also called spindle) rotates the disc between 200 and 500 revolutions pe... Read More »

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How is music read from a compact disc?

with a laser... it bounces off of the metalic backing on the label which is encoded with micron sized bumps... these bumps deflect the laser onto an optical pickup. http://electronics.howstuffworks... Read More »

Why wont sound of music blu-ray disc play?

What the differences of compact disc and blu-ray disc?

Do Compact Disc's play from center to edge or edge to center?

From the center out. You can actually see it when you flip one over under a light.