Hifi Pig | 14 Dec 2015   Keeping your records in pristine condition is vital to their longevity and the lifespan of your cartridges. Stuart Smith cleans up his act with the Clearaudio Smart Matrix Record Cleaning Machine at £775. German brand Clearaudio produce a couple of record cleaning machines (RCMs), the Double Matrix Professional Sonic and the less pricey Smart Matrix Professional which is the subject of this review. The unit retails in the

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J. Gordon Holt, John Wright  |  May 9, 2017  |  First Published: Feb 1, 1968 The RS-212 is one of the most impressive-looking tonearms we've seen in many a moon. Our first reaction to it, in fact, was much the same as our reaction to the first big, professional Ampex tape recorder we ever saw: it reminded us of one of those precision-engineered and cleanly styled electronic devices you see in hospitals and industrial laboratories—devices which make no attempt to

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Art Dudley | Stereophile - October 2017 Turntable & Tonearm We got our wish. Phonograph ownership is once again depicted as commonplace, even hip, in popular films, TV shows, and ads for other products. Turntables and LP jackets show up in photos in Elle Decor and Vanity Fair. New LPs are sold in stores in nice neighborhoods, and in malls with Cinnabon franchises and J.Crew stores. A shockingly high percentage of new record releases in

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