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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

Discussion in 'Jason Stoddard' started by jason stoddard, Jan 23, 2014.
  1. PioBeer
    Looks like everyone too busy listening to post. Hopefully we'll get a pic soon
  2. the finisher
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2019
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  3. JamminVMI
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    Sorry, could only show for an hour, had dinner rez w/friends, but here you are. Looked (and sounded) amazing...
  4. jimmers
    Is that the power switch on the arm mount outrigger?
    Looks like a worse place than the usual Schiit around the back switch, great for snagging a sleeve or watch on the arm lift or dislodging the wand ... :fearful:

    Looks like it is,

    "3. We’ve added a small sheetmetal pod to the plinth for arm wire input, power I/O, power switch (on top, not on back), and RCA and ground outputs."
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2019
  5. inmytaxi
    ... not that there's anything wrong with that ...
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  6. Pedro Janeiro
    To be honest, after long wait, i expected better looks & design, at least same as other schiit products have.
    But hope it sounds fantastic, cause i want one!
  7. hearditontheX
    That is minimalist to the m.

    Am I missing something, but how is the motor mounted/aligned relative to the other spinning bits?
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  8. dieslemat
    No knowledge of turntable here but i think the motor is a separate piece judging from the pics.
  9. yonson
    Nice, I really like it, especially if they offer it in black!
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  10. yonson
    According to Jason's latest chapter the plinth is a Y shape, so I imagine it's mounted on top of one of the arms of said Y.
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  11. jimmers
    @hearditontheX asks:
    "Am I missing something, but how is the motor mounted/aligned relative to the other spinning bits?"
    Nah, it just sits on the same surface as the "plinth", move it around to adjust speed (a little)
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2019
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  12. scclimber
    Speed is a factor of the size of the pulleys, not spacing.

    Also, I’m surprised they actually used an arrow shaft for the tone arm. Maybe I can get set up as a supplier. I throw away hundreds of ‘cut offs’ that could be used as tone arms.
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2019
  13. 33na3rd
    I wish they would have put the power switch on the motor pod, like Michell does. That does look like an accident waiting to happen. The rest of it looks brilliant though!
  14. hearditontheX
    Maybe there will be a tool/template to ensure proper placement. I would think a certain amount of tension is required for the belt to work correctly.
  15. Ableza
    That's a nice looking mechanism for dragging a rock across a piece of plastic. The head shell looks like one from a Phillips TT I had back in the day.

    What else happened at the meet? Any nuggets of goodness from Mr. Stoddard?

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