If you are a fan of records, but fear that they may be getting too old or scratched up, you might want to look into a record cleaner. The VPI HW-16.5 is an effective way to keep your records in their best condition and keep them lasting longer, without a lot of work on your end. Not to mention that your needle will also see a lot less wear and tear when itís not trying to trudge through muck on a record.
This Record Cleaning Machine has a high-torque 18-RPM motor with 35-second per album side cleaning cycles. Itís high-powered vacuum self-aligns itself to make quick work for deep cleaning. An internal fluid collection system made of stainless steel will also make sure that corrosion never happens. It is also fully enclosed, so you never have to worry about splashing or any mess getting where it shouldnít be. This can come home with you for the hefty amount of $550, and comes with an 8 oz. bottle of cleaning solution and a brush.