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15years as of the 23rd




All,

Cosecant v1 prototype fired up 23rd of July 15 years ago. I was using a MacBook with an 80G Firewire powered spinning hard drive. My library is still named IT80? Has I think around 4T of music, though I have a backup Promise Thunderbolt that is almost full with 12T.

I have a friend who is a CTO of a large company was doing this before me on a custom built PC with Windows and a PCI audio card. I think Bret said he started in 1998.

The real funny thing was in 1995 I was asked to start a company to do Windows Audio. I really must have lacked vision. There were a couple investors an engineer (big wig at VMware) and me. They wanted me to hire a bunch of people, create a PC based board for playback and work with a software group to create a complete product that would rip, store and playback.

I had just received Product of the Year from TAS and two Class A rated products from Stereophile and thought my direction in SET Amps was set.

I guess the moral of the story is that you should always change your model to fit what the customer base is looking for.

Thanks,
Gordon

Thanks,
Gordon
J. Gordon Rankin


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