MASTER DISK RECORDING SYSTEM

OVERVIEW OF SUBSYSTEMS

CUTTERHEAD

MOVING MAGNET FEEDBACK STEREO CUTTERHEAD

EFFICIENT DESIGN, HELIUM COOLING NOT REQUIRED

NEUMAN SX CUTTING STYLUS MOUNT

STYLUS HEATING SCREW TERMINALS

 

MASTER CONTROL 

AUDIO SYSTEMS CONTROLS

19” 2RU RACK MOUNT ENCLOSURE

UNIVERSAL MAINS VOLTAGE

BALANCED XLR INPUTS

DSP GAIN (-12dB/ +12dB), 3 SELECTABLE PRESETS, TWO WITH LP/ HP FIR FILTERING &  ONE WITH OPEN/ FLAT RESPONSE

ANALOG CUTTING PREAMPFIFICATION, CLOSED LOOP FEEDBACK, FACTORY CALIBRATED

PHONO PLAYBACK PREAMPLIFICATION WITH REMOTE BOX, ALLOWING LONG BALANCED CABLE RUNS FROM LATHE TO MASTER CONTROL

PHONO STAGE CALIBRATED FOR ORTOFON 2M BLACK (NOT INCLUDED), OPTION TO BE SUPPLIED WITH USERS CHOICE OF CARTRIDGE, CALIBRATED (MOVING COIL VERSION OF PHONO STAGE AVAILABLE)

COMBINED VU & PPM METERING WITH PEAK HOLD FUNCTION, SELECTABLE VIA 3 WAY ROTARY “MONITOR” SWITCH BETWEEN INPUT (SOURCE AUDIO), CUTTERHEAD FEEDBACK AND PHONO PLAYBACK LEVELS, FACTORY CALIBRATED

“MONITOR” SWITCH ALSO FEEDS BALANCED XLR MONITOR OUTPUTS ON REAR PANEL WHEN FEEDBACK OR PHONO PLAYBACK IS SELECTED

CLASS D POWER AMPLIFICATION

CUTTERHEAD MUTE

CUTTERHEAD L / R CHANNEL CURRENT METERING

CUTTERHEAD FUSE PROTECTION

CANARE CONDUCTORS THROUGHOUT AUDIO PATHS

NOTE- STANDARD SYSTEM DOES NOT INCLUDE HALF SPEED CUTTING ELECTRONICS

NOTE- STANDARD SYSTEM DOES NOT INCLUDE 4RU RACK CASE AS PICTURED IN RENDER

 

TONEARM

 

12” TONEARM BASED ON AUDIO TECHNICA ATP-16T

 

TURNTABLE

 

355MM OD VACUUM PLATTER, ADJUSTABLE FOR 7”, 10”, 12” & 14” DISKS

BELT DRIVE, 33 & 45RPM, STANDARD VERSION

DIRECT DRIVE, 33, 45, HALF SPEEDS, 78RPM, +/- PITCH, (OPTIONAL UPGRADE)

AIR BEARING DIRECT DRIVE, 33, 45, HALF SPEEDS, 78RPM, +/- PITCH, (OPTIONAL UPGRADE)

 

VACUUM

 

SINGLE PUMP FOR PLATTER & CHIP SUCTION

CHIP COLLECTION JAR & ALL TUBING INCLUDED IN STANDARD SYSTEM

 

GROOVE INSPECTION SCOPE

 

MONOCULAR WITH LIGHTING, STANDARD VERSION

X200 AND/ OR X400 MAGNIFICATION WITH MEASURING GRATICULE

MONOCULAR WITH LIGHTING, + C MOUNT FOR CAMERA, (OPTIONAL UPGRADE)

MONOCULAR WITH LIGHTING, + C MOUNT CAMERA & SCREEN, (OPTIONAL UPGRADE)

 

STYLUS CHANGING STATION

 

CUTTERHEAD MOUNT WITH CROSS HAIR MAGNIFIER USED FOR ACCURATE CUTTING STYLUS ALIGNMENT, (OPTIONAL UPGRADE)

 

STYLUS CHANGING TOOL

 

FORKED TOOL USED FOR PRESS FIT & ALIGNMENT OF CUTTING STYLUS

 

SPACE / TIME CONTROL 

 

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS CONTROLS

19” 2RU RACK MOUNT ENCLOSURE

UNIVERSAL MAINS VOLTAGE

TURNTABLE START/ STOP & SPEED CONTROL

CARRIAGE PITCH CONTROL SWITCHABLE BETWEEN MANUAL & AUTOMATIC VIA FRONT PANEL SWITCH

MANUAL PITCH VIA FRONT PANEL ROTARY SWITCHES

AUTOMATIC PITCH VIA REAR PANEL USB

GROOVE DEPTH CONTROL SWITCHABLE BETWEEN VARIABLE MANUAL (+ SECOND DEPTH)  & AUTOMATIC VIA FRONT PANEL SWITCH

AUTOMATIC DEPTH VIA REAR PANEL USB

STYLUS HEATER, ADJUSTABLE WITH CURRENT METER (METER SWITCHABLE TO MONITOR STYLUS HEAT OR GROOVE DEPTH CURRENT)

STYLUS HEAT SWITCH ALSO CONTROLS VACUUM ON/OFF

NOTE- SPACE TIME CONTROL DESIGN AS PICTURED ABOVE HAS CHANGED AS OF 2021

CUTTERHEAD DROP/ LIFT CONTROL SWITCHABLE BETWEEN MANUAL & AUTOMATIC VIA FRONT PANEL SWITCH

MANUAL HEAD DROP/ LIFT VIA FRONT PANEL SWITCH

AUTOMATIC HEAD DROP/ LIFT VIA REAR PANEL USB

USB OUTPUT (FOR CONNECTION OF AUTOMATION CONTROLLER ADDON TO BE DETAILED IN FUTURE AS AN OPTIONAL EXTRA)

 

AUTOMATION

 

AUTOMATION FOR PITCH, DEPTH AND HEAD DROP/ LIFT IS SOFTWARE BASED AND UNDER CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT, ALL SYSTEMS WILL CONTAIN THE REQUIRED HARDWARE

AUTOMATION ENABLES OPTIMAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND ALSO ALLOWS FOR CUTTING OF SPECIALTY DISKS INCLUDING MULTIPLE LOCKED GROOVE LOOPS, CONCENTRIC GROOVES, DJ BATTLE RECORDS ETC

AUTOMATION SOFTWARE IS AN OPTIONAL EXTRA, UPDATES AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE TO EARLY ADOPTERS WHO PURCHASE SYSTEMS FROM THE FIRST LIMITED EDITION BATCH (NUMBER TO BE DISCLOSED IN FUTURE)

ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME