Listed in The Absolute Sound 2012 High-End Audio Buyer's Guide
Stereophile "Recommended Component"
Easy to Use, Effective, and Built to Last
The easy to use, built to last, full-featured HW-16.5 is the best-selling vacuum powered record cleaning machine in the world! The HW-16.5's high torque motor spins records at a steady 18 RPM for deep cleaning without strain. A newly designed vacuum pickup tube adjusts automatically to any record thickness. The powerful vacuum suction ensures quick, deep cleaning with just one 35-second cleaning cycle per side.
"Solidly Built and Ultra-Reliable"
The VPI HW16.5 was honored by being included in The Absolute Sound 2012 High-End Audio Buyer's Guide. According to the magazine, "The VPI 16.5 record-cleaning machine is one of these stalwart products that isn't fancy or expensive, but gets the job done, day after day… Solidly built and ultra-reliable, the 16 and 16.5 have been in continuous production for more than 30 years."
The HW-16.5 is fully enclosed, so there's no splashing and no mess. A stainless steel tank collects the used cleaning fluid and a 3 ft plastic hose permits easy fluid disposal. All parts are extra-heavy duty, professional grade for years of dependable use.
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