Technics Announces New Turntables

Discussion in 'Vinyl Nutjob World: Turntable and Related Gear' started by luckybaer, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. donunus

    donunus Friend

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    oh no internal preamps. I pass as well. So the mk7 is not going to be Japan made as well?
     
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    According to the press release for the 1500C, the tonearm raises at the end of the record. There is no auto return of the arm. And the auto raise function can be turned off. I would guess that this is not a mechanical system but maybe done with some type of photo sensing system so there is no drag on the tonearm. Should also hopefully have a mute circuit to eliminate any noise when the tonearm leaves the record.
     
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    OJneg The Most Insufferable

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    Unless there's some sort of upward ramp at the center of the record swing, I don't see how a mechanism couldn't be involved. Would be curious to learn more
     
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    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    Miniature graviton generator.

    BTW, there's no drag on the tonearm with mechanical lifters. As far a mute circuit, maybe a record flipper too, and sensor to shut off my tube gear if I fall asleep, and a slave to put my records back into the sleeves and on the shelf. Anything to make life easier so that turntables can be more approachable to the lazy and inattentive.
     
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