The 8 Best Vinyl Record Washers

Updated March 03, 2017 by Steven John

8 Best Vinyl Record Washers
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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Audiophiles will debate all day long whether digital files or vinyl records are the best way to enjoy music, but no one will argue against the fact that a clean disc sounds better than a dirty one. Get the grime, dust, and fingerprints off your favorite singles, EPS and LPs quickly and easily with one of the cleaning systems on our list. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best vinyl record washer on Amazon.

8. Studebaker Cleaning System

The sleek and stylish-looking Studebaker Cleaning System accommodates records of all sizes, including 33 RPM, 45 RPM, and even large 75 RPM albums. Its dual microfiber brush system cleans both sides of a record simultaneously.
  • washable drying cloths included
  • easy to operate
  • mdf case warps over time
Brand Studebaker
Model STUD-SB450
Weight 4 pounds
Rating 3.7 / 5.0

7. TechPlay Anti-Static Carbon Fiber

The TechPlay Anti-Static Carbon Fiber brush helps clean the detritus out of the grooves of your vinyl records, leaving the discs ready to play each and every note. Just be ready to complete multiple passes on severely soiled records, as the brush uses delicate bristles.
  • extends life of old records
  • fine stylus brush included
  • cleaner bottle leaks
Brand TechPlay
Model IEP7
Weight 11.4 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

6. Vinyl Styl Deep Groove

The Vinyl Styl Deep Groove washer system can not only clean the dirt, smudges, and stains off your old records, but also fully dries the discs as well, so when the cleaning process is complete, they'll be ready for immediate enjoyment.
  • cleans 7- through 12-inch records
  • comes with generous fluid supply
  • rather pricey option
Brand Vinyl Styl
Model VNST10060261
Weight 5.2 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

5. Vinyl Vac Record Wand

The Vinyl Vac Record Wand attaches directly to the hose of most standard household vacuums, and creates a long, slender channel of suction that can pull the dust and grit off an entire full-sized album in a single rotation.
  • comes with o-ring for tight seal
  • replacement pads included
  • does not remove smudges or prints
Brand Vinyl Vac
Model VV001
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

4. Blucoil Audio

With a Blucoil Audio antistatic carbon fiber vinyl cleaning brush, you can clean and restore your records while they revolve on the turntable. It takes less than a minute to remove most of the dirt and dust adhered to the surface of most discs.
  • features fold-down handle
  • helps keep needle operable
  • metal edge can scratch vinyl
Brand blucoil
Model pending
Weight 0.8 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. Record Doctor V Cleaning Machine

This Record Doctor V Cleaning Machine is expensive but effective. It uses a high-powered vacuum motor to suck dirt, dust, and the excess fluid from the cleaning process off your record, which its spindle keeps moving even as you apply pressure during the cleaning.
  • cleans and restores vinyl
  • optional manual operation
  • fluid applicator brush included
Brand RECORD DOCTOR
Model RECDOCV
Weight 11.1 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

2. RCA RD1006 Discwasher Cleaning Kit

The RCA RD1006 Discwasher Cleaning Kit comes with a large, soft microfiber pad connected to a large, easy-to-grasp handle. Combined with the kit's cleaning fluid, the pad removes dust, fingerprints, and other materials marring the surface of your prized LPs and EPs.
  • comes with storage box
  • great low price point
  • well-reviewed by audiophiles
Brand Discwasher
Model RD-1006
Weight 9.6 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

1. Spin-Clean MK2 System

The Spin-Clean MK2 System comes with everything you need to get an old LP looking and sounding like new again. The large, sturdy washing basin holds full-sized records with ease, and the included four-ounce bottle of cleaning fluid will serve for many records.
  • comes with two drying cloths
  • smoothly-operating rollers
  • made in the united states
Brand SPIN CLEAN
Model 0837654769218
Weight 2.9 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

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Last updated on March 03, 2017 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.


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