There can be few things more frustrating than sitting down to listen to a favourite record only to find that it’s filthy. Giving your vinyl a proper wet clean can be a time consuming and at times messy job. Enter Clearaudio with what it’s describing as its best solution for cleaning records yet – the Double Matrix Professional Sonic. Integrating both sonic and vacuum cleaning elements, the Double Matrix Professional Sonic record cleaner is claimed to deliver a deep, but importantly, gentle cleaning of pressing residues and persistent dirt that’s deep within the grooves of your vinyl – enabling you to listen your music as it really should be heard.

The Double Matrix Professional Sonic is able to clean LPs, EPs and 7in singles, thanks to its range
of adaptive cleaning brushes, which have been designed to automatically adjust to different record diameters and thicknesses. The bi-directional rotation means that discs are cleaned in both directions and because the cleaner is double sided, both sides of your album will be given a clean up simultaneously. Much like a regular washing machine for clothes, there’s a wide selection of different cleaning pre-set programmes alongside a fully automated super clean that can be accessed at the press of a button or you can manually adjust your own personal parameters to suit your needs. A Clearaudio ‘Seal’ clamp is bundled to hold discs in place, while a LED light indicates the level of cleaning fluid in the reservoir. It weighs 16kg and is described as being quiet in operation. The Clearaudio Double Matrix Professional Sonic is available to buy now for £3,250, is being distributed by Sound Fowndations and you can find out more about it here.