CD-ROM stands for Compact Disc Read Only Memory. It is a read-only storage medium. The technology is based on the CD-Audio standard. The standard capacity in mode 1 is: 700 MB = 734,003,200 bytes. The standard is defined in the so-called “Yellow Book” by Philips and Sony.
|Name||Compact Disc-Read Only Memory|
|Inventor||Philips + Sony|
|Size||120 mm × 1.2 mm|
|Storage capacity||700 MB|