No, not something from Steve Jobs' former castle-keep. This machine. My dear wife has a partial manual handicap which makes her about 3/4 manually capable, and she likes to bake, so I got this equipment so as to give her back some speed in preparing apples for baking or applesauce.
Open the box, note the complexity of the machine, look for the set of instructions as the machine has several VERY critical settings. Do not find. Instead, find a quick-and-dirty, badly-translated, horrible communication.
The machine is basically a lathe. As with any lathe, the workpiece must rotate smoothly, the toolfeed must be EXACTLY adjusted, and the secondary tool must also be adjusted properly. There are no instructions remotely describing how to set these exact adjustments.
To start with, the tool, a curved knife that must peel the apple, sits on a swinging arm, and the toolforce is preset by the use of a spring. The apple is peeled by having a part of the tool rest on the apple to hold the knife at just the right depth to make a peeling, but not waste any apple flesh doing it. This adjustment is critical enough that there needs to be a feeler gauge to set it, but none is provided. The operator must "eyeball" the setting in. The corer blade, which is also the slicer blade, also must be set accurately as to clearance from the spindle holding the apple. No instructions for this, either, and it takes a VERY deft hand to center the apple on the spindle properly without any off-center or "wow" that would cause improper coring or poor peeling. One badly-translated instruction for that.
The machine is well-enough built, but it took this experienced garageineer two whole hours to get it set up for production work, which then went fast enough.