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PROFESSIONAL PHILIPS CD-I SYSTEMS
From the official Philips catalog

Professional CD-I players were sold only to developers and to be used on digital kiosks. Other developed units were probably made using a PCI or ISA card design. They weren't available for customer users.


CD 605 Professional CD-i Developers Reference Player
Technical specifications

Professional CD-i Development Player
3.5" floppy 5 MB RAM
4rs232 ports, SCSI parallel and ethernet interface
DV upgradable with optional 22ER9424 Divital Video Cartridge
Tray Loading System
NTSC and PAL compatible
Supports Authoring Equipment
Audio: L and R (cinch) 2 vrms typical 10k OHM
Video: NTSC and PAL video in: - RGB, Y/C, CVBS
Memory: 1 mbyte RAM, 8KB non-volatile RAM
Optional: Infrared remote control wired remote control via infra-red eye
Universal CD Player: Plays all format CD discs. CD-i, CD Bridge, Photo CD, as well as all CD Digital Audio Discs
Suggested Retail (in 1997): $3,750.00

The most famous Professional CD-I player ever made: one for developers. With built-in Disk Drive.

CD 615 Professional CD-i Player
Technical specifications

Professional CD-i Player
Fully-Functional, Professional CD-i Player for Point-of-Information, Point-of-Sale, Training and Education
Features: Digital Video (MPEG1) decoder, 1.5 MB additional memory and superb, high-end quality video and audio reproduction, Plays CD-i, Digital Video, Video CD, Photo CD and Audio CD
Functionality and versatility extended by 3.5 inch floppy drive, 2 x RS232 ports, and PC - keyboard connector
On-screen display with extended, menu driven player shell
Suggested Retail (in 1997): $1,295

A professional CD-I player. Nothing more.

CD 660
Technical specifications

Playback system: CD-i, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD, CD Bridge, CD + Graphics
TV Standards - Europe: Number of lines: 625, Vertical resolution: 280/560, Horizontal resolution: 384/768
TV Standards - USA: Number of lines: 625, Vertical resolution: 280/560, Horizontal resolution: 384/768
Remote control: RC6
Connections: Input 1, 2: Mini DIN, 8p, Serial I/O: Mini DIN, 8p, DC/Audio output: +5V, 50mA (Mini-Jack), Digital output (cinch): 0.5Vpp into 75 Ohm <for CD-DA only>, CVSB output (cinch) 1.0: 1.0 Vpp into 75 Ohm, Audio L+R (cinch): 2Vrms into 10 kOhm, Headphone: 6.3 mm jack, 8-2000 Ohm, 30mW @ 32 Ohm, RGB output: Euroconnector <for Europe only>, Y/C output: Mini Din (USA only)
Controls: Power on/off, Play, Open/Close
Power supply: Voltage: 100-240 VAC, Frequency:50-60 Hz, Power consumption: 20 W approx.
Cabinet: Material: PS front panel, Metal case, Dimensions (w x h x d): 435 x 85 x 2920 mm (17 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 11"), Weight: 4 kg approx.
Memory: 32 kB NVRAM, 2 MB RAM (system)
Accessories: MMC unit (Europe, USA), AC cable (Europe, USA), IR remote control + batteries (Europe, USA), Euroconnector cable (Europe), Stereo Audio cable (USA), Video cable (USA), User manual (Euope, USA).
Plays CD-i, CD-Audio, Video-CD and Photo-CD discs
Digital Video decoder (MPEG) for full playback of Dolby® Pro-Logic surround sound discs (movies, music videos and games)
Works with all wide (16:9) and standard (4:3) format TV receivers , and all stereo systems.
Digital Output for CD Digital Audio discs
A unique system to implement custom specific requirements such as disc protection, disc lock-out, access control and start-up messages.
Suitable for 19" rack mounting (optional mounting brackets)

The most recent Professional CD-I player for Point-of-Information, Point-of-Sale, Training and Education use.

CD 670
Technical specifications

Playback system: CD-i, CD-DA, Video CD, Photo CD, CD Bridge, CD + Graphics
TV Standards - Europe: Number of lines: 625
TV Standards - USA: Number of lines: 625
Remote control: RC6
Connections: Input port: Dual Mini Din 8p, Serial I/O: 2x D-sub-9, Enhance Parallel Port: Centronics parallel, Keyboard port: 5p DIN, DC/Audio output: +5V, 50mA (Mini-Jack), CVSB output: Cinch, 1.0 Vpp into 75 Ohm, Audio output: 2x cinch, 2Vrms into 10 kOhm, RGB output: Euroconnector <Version dependent>, Y/C output: Mini Din <Version dependent>
Controls: Power on/off, Stop, Play, Open/Close
Power supply: Voltage: 100-240 VAC, Frequency: 50-60 Hz, Power consumption: 20 W approx.
Cabinet: Material: PS front panel, Metal case, Dimensions (w x h x d): 435 x 85 x 290 mm (17 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 11"), Weight: 4 kg approx.
Memory: 32 kB NVRAM, 2 MB RAM (system)
Package contents: MMC unit, AC cable, IR remote control, Stereo audio cable, Video cable, User manual, Technical manual.
Based on Philips industry-leading Compact Disc technology, this controller is an excellent solution for interactive dialogue at Point-of-Sale and Point-of-Information kiosks, as well as for training and education. The controller shares interfaces with and connects to any standard TV receiver and audio system.
With its extremely easy installation and operation via a simple pointing device constitutes a leading multimedia platform. This MultiMedia. Controller can be hooked up to control one or two professional DVD players combining DVD's stunning Audio/Video qualities with CD-i's interactivity.
The serial communication supports the high modem speeds to allow for FTP data transfer from an Internet site. A printer interface provides allows for a written confirmation when required.
Plays CD-i, CD-Audio, Video-CD and Photo-CD discs
Digital Video decoder (MPEG) for full playback of Dolby(r) Pro-Logic surround sound discs (movies, music videos and games)
Serial lines for control of external devices or communication via modem
Enhanced Parallel Port to connect an external ZIP drive with Non Volatile storage capacity of 100 Mbyte
The same Enhanced Parallel Port supports a standard printer
A unique system to implement custom specific requirements for pointing device handling, disc protection, disc lock-out and access control of settings and intermediate results.

Follow-up to the 605 Professional CD-I player. It could be connected to many parallel devices like a ZIP drive.

At least one more professional system was available: CDI 630 but I have not informations: it is mentioned on Philips CD-I FAQ. If you have info or pics of it let me know: I am very interested on it!

If you want more informations you can find the Official CD-I FAQ from Philips here.

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