Posts in 2016
R.O.C.K. in the USA: Finding an all-American Record Player in the U-Turn Orbit

U-Turn is a serious manufacturer with excellent service, support, a good website, and a very good reputation. If you call them on the phone, you get live people on the line. When it comes to Hi-Fi, especially when you’re not spending a mint and the reseller isn’t there to hold your hand because of it, support is paramount. Fortunately, U-Turn is a company that stands behind their products. Heck, they even have video tutorials – can you name one other Turntable manufacturer that does? Didn’t think so.

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Manufacturing Smaller Gear, Familiarity, and Being Green

Managing change is a topic that volumes have been written about, and yes, there are examples all around us about what works and what doesn’t. However, the best examples are the ones where other manufacturers, in this case Fiat and Apple, have already spent considerable resources figuring out the hurtles. Hi-Fi needs to learn from market segments that have the resiliency to absorb mistakes, so as to avoid the same costly mistakes that Hi-Fi cannot afford to make.

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