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(This discussion, has been migrated from @Sir Triode's Affordable Ultrasonic RCM from Poland thread.) This project was inspired by @EV Cali's DIY machine & advice from biochemist guest110 on Audiokarma. Based on the same 6L China-made Ultrasonic cleaner tank (avail on ebay.au), with a bit of engineering input, we rigged up a simple & affordable-to-manufacture prototype, using sheet stainless steel, a locally avail inexpensive rotisserie motor (same as @EV Cali's), a rod, spacers & a couple of record clamp nuts. here's the prototype running.....
Further information: I have had the Kirmuss since August 2018 (locally bought in Melbourne, 1st owner), probably have done around 400-500 records in this time. I also bought a Record Doctor v5 at the time to vacuum dry the records that came off the Kirmuss wet. I found this way worked very well and you could clean a batch of 30-50 records (dependent on water cleanliness) in a few hours You can clean 2x12 Inch records on the Kirmuss move those to the Record Doctor for vacuum dry and then lay the records out on lint free cloth for up to 1 hour to dry before putting into clean inner sleeves.
Further information: Knosti Record cleaning machine, fantastic unit and very good for restoring vinyl . Bought a few years ago from Audio Trends. Supplied with full 1Lt bottle of record cleaning liquid Not only is it remarkably good at cleaning your LPs but it's quick and easy to use and there's none of the noise and palaver associated with more elaborate alternatives. It's by far the cheapest wet cleaner on the market and to be frank, it's as effective as any other." Hi Fi Choice "The results were visually impressive. All visible finger marks and dirt had
folks, considering an ultrasonic record cleaner... of the more affordable variety... I am not planning to spend on one costing the same as a turntable. And with more than my own share of home projects going on and plenty on the to do list no interest to be dong anything DIY in this regard. So what are folks experience with Affordable ultrasonic record cleaning machines of the non DIY variety ... theres this nobsound one on amazon - any thoughts or experience ? nobsound on amazon dont want to get one and find a waste of cash ? last thing wor