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 REAR PANEL SWITCH

 

MANUAL PITCH VIA FRONT PANEL ROTARY SWITCHES

 

AUTOMATIC PITCH VIA REAR PANEL USB

 

GROOVE DEPTH CONTROL SWITCHABLE BETWEEN MANUAL & AUTOMATIC VIA REAR PANEL SWITCH

 

NOTE- MANUAL DEPTH CONTROL ON/ OFF SWITCH AND POTENTIOMETER REPLACE “PITCH” SWITCH AND POT ON PICTURED SPACE TIME CONTROL

 

AUTOMATIC DEPTH VIA REAR PANEL USB

 

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

 

MANUAL HEAD DROP/ LIFT VIA FRONT PANEL SWITCH

 

AUTOMATIC HEAD DROP/ LIFT VIA REAR PANEL USB

 

STYLUS HEATER, ADJUSTABLE WITH CURRENT METER

 

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