LOVE is a device that can play your vinyl records through a rotating pad, which is placed on top of the disc and rotates counterclockwise on a still record. LOVE completely redefines the record player by keeping the record stationary while preserving the classic sound we’ve grown accustomed to.
It can be connected via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, to the revolutions of (33 ⅓ or 45 RPM) counting on a conventional needle that also, can be replaced. It has an elegant design, signed by Yves Behary can be controlled optionally from your smartphone with its own app, from which we can skip and repeat tracks, change the volume or RPM and display the album cover. It also offers 3.5mm output and RCA with an adapter.
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You can play 12, 10 and 7 inch discs. It works with a lithium battery that allows you to listen to over 15 complete sides of 12 “LP records and takes roughly 1.5 hours to recharge.
LOVE started as a Kickstarter project and has already exceeded its funding goals.
It will be available to the first backers from October 2017.
You will get 47% off retail price of $599.
- Audio Specs
Phono Cartridge: Standard phonograph cartridge, user replaceable
Wow and Flutter: 0.2% maximum
Rumble: < -60dBa (DIN 45539)
Bandwidth (3dB): 20 Hz to 18 KHz
Sample rate: 44 kHz, 16 bit stereo
Channel Separation: 25dB at 1kHz
Channel Balance: 2dB
Indicators – LED: on/off, Buttons: Power on/off + Start/stop play, Optical Sensor detector to find tracks and edge of media.
Power and Battery – Plays roughly 15 full 12 inch LP records.
- Input: 100-240vac
- Output: 5vdc 2A
- Hardware Specs
Dimensions – Arm: 10” x 3.5” (w) x 2” (h) | Record Base: 7” round
Weight – Arm: ~ 450g (16 oz) | Record Base: ~225g (8 oz)
- Software Spec
LOVE Smartphone App – The mobile application provides the primary user interface for the turntable. It allows control of all playing functions, connects to the database, or to selected third party services.
Remote Control – The app will provide a remote control interface to allow control of all playing functions.
- Play, stop, pause, volume, speed, select track, skip track.
- Control should be via BT directly to the turntable.
- Selected audio output device/service destination
Content Metadata Display – The app can display data about the currently playing music that is reported from a 3rd party service such as Discogs.
Sonos API – Comply with Sonos API to allow play controls and audio streaming with Sonos service via WiFi internet
Stream audio content to any of the following:
- Wi-Fi speakers
- Bluetooth speakers
- Bluetooth aptX receivers
- DLNA media players
- Music recognition service (in parallel to any other stream)
Operating Systems – Android and iOS
- iOS6 and later
- iPhone 5 and later
- iPad2 and later
- Android OS 6 and later
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