DISCLAIMER

Pizzadischi è il primo servizio in Italia ad incidere vinili con il metodo d'incisione
Pizzadischi incide i propri supporti con la stessa tecnica e le stesse attrezzature, ottenendo dei manufatti artistici , monofonici e con una qualita' sonora simile a quella dei fonografi.
Pizzadischi incide su qualsiasi possibile supporto solo in 33rpm , 7 o 10 pollici mono , rendendo uniche ed inimitabili le proprie produzioni

Tutti i nostri plastic disc sono testati su STANTON T60.
Usare giradischi privi di braccio regolabile o sistema antiskip può causare problemi di tracciabilita'.

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Pizzarecords is an embossing record service 
We emboss your music on every possible support  33rpm - 7'' or 10'' mono , 
just like in the 50's and with the same machines.
Our records have phonographic quality , and it's a unique manufacter

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All plastic disc are tested on a STANTON T60.
turntable without adjustable heavy tonearm could have skip issue.

 INFORMAZIONI SU PIZZADISCHI


I nostri supporti non sono un diretto sostituto del vinile anche se vengono riprodotti con un normale giradischi. Per questo vi invitiamo a leggere e condividere con chi acquistera' la vostra musica le seguenti avvertenze :

-Supporto-
I nostri dischi in plastica sono incisi a mano con macchinari degli anni 40 in mono a 33 rpm .

-Suono-
Alcuni dischi potrebbero avere maggior rumore di 'superfice' , crackle/noise che tende a scomparire man mano che si procede con la riproduzione.
Il loro volume è minore rispetto ad un normale vinile e necessitano di un giradischi a braccetto regolabile(settato al massimo peso) o ad un antiskip system per un perfetto ascolto.
Questo deriva dal materiale plastico , per le sue caratteristiche diverse dal normale vinile.
Alle volte è necessario ri-posizionare la puntina nella traccia in modo che questa si posizioni correttamente nel solco

-Storia-
Fin dal contrabbando di musica incisa nelle lastre ospedaliere(x ray disc) durante la guerra fredda o le registrazioni dei primi bluesman questo supporto 'lofi' ha acquisito un forte charm da parte dei collezzionisti per la sua rarita' , in quanto ogni pezzo è un unica rappresentazione della vostra musica.



"LIMITATIONS OF THE FORMAT:

Lathe cut records are a relatively lo-fi format. For many people this is part of their charm- they are idiosyncratic and every single one will be in some way a unique representation of your music. If you are wanting hi-fidelity records then I'm sorry to say that this is not the place for you.. They are what they are.

Lathe cut records are prone to distorting in the higher frequencies, but this is offset by the fact that they can represent a deeper and stronger bass signal than vinyl records. For details and suggestions regards mastering please refer to the mastering page. 


Polycarbonate plastic is also very prone to build up of static electricity and lathe cuts are, as a result, virtual dust magnets.. The common problem of distorted crackly lathe cuts can usually be solved very quickly and easily by gently wiping them in a circular motion with a dry towel.

Sometimes people have reported skipping records. Peter suggests that the most likely problem will be with the stylus on the players you are using. The lathe cut grooves are cut at a perfect 45* angle. If there is any wear on the tip of the stylus this means that the resulting faults will be more severe than on a regular vinyl record. Another common stylus related fault can be a build-up of dust under the needle itself. Peter says that this can be quickly remedied by flicking the dust off the stylus.

As for the very start of the record there is no lead in rumble groove on a lathe cut. These are used to align the needle on vinyl records- to force the needle into the groove- but it is not possible to cut these on a lathe machine due to the real time nature of the cutting process. Time must be taken by the person playing the record to ensure that the needle is correctly aligned."

by PETER KING LATHE CUT
http://peterkinglathecutrecords.co.nz/


other info about lathe cut records :


What exactly is a lathe cut record?

Our lathe cut records are handmade, limited edition records on polycarbonate (plexiglass) in a multitude of varieties. They are NOT a direct substitute for vinyl. These records are each 100% handmade and cut in real time. These records are intended as pieces of playable art.

How do these sound?

Lathe cuts will always have some degree of surface noise/pops/crackles, which tends to largely disappear once the music starts, especially for full, loud recordings. However, these lathe cuts are not audiophile records, or even comparable to standard pressed records. They will sound slightly different than the master, because the plastic reacts to certain frequencies differently. They are made from materials that were never intended to be records. Sound quality varies slightly from one record to the next, and some audio tracks translate better than others. There are many factors that determine the sound of the record; the material, the number of records that have been cut by the stylus, the climate, etc… But we drop-test them all and throw away any that are not up to standard. They are all totally listenable, but intended to be used more as playable art pieces. These lathes are not meant to be the way your track is regularly listened to. 


Are these as loud as a normal record?

Unfortunately, No. Our cutter heads are 70 years old and utilize a magnet that has, over the years, degraded a little. They were also made before the loudness war and were never intended to produce the kind of volume that modern stereo cutting heads made in the 70s and 80s were geared for. On top of that, the plastic that is used is harder than a lacquer that is used to master a pressed record, and the heads has to work much harder, resulting in less volume (about 50% that of a modern record). So, you will have to crank up your amplifier a few notches past where it usually sits.