Follow Up: Klaudio KD-CLN-LP200 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner

Back in Issue 244 Andre Jennings extolled the virtues of ultrasonic LP cleaning in his review of the Klaudio KD-CLN-LP200 machine. I’ve since had an opportunity to try this record cleaner myself and will share my impression of the product. But first a recap. The KD-CLN-LP200 is a very stoutly made, fully automatic record cleaner that uses ultrasonic energy to remove contamination from LP grooves. It operates on the principle of cavitation, in which the ultrasonic energy creates tiny bubbles that agitate the cleaning solution on a microscopic level. The high-frequency energy also pushes the cavitation bubbles into the LP …