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Highlights:

  • designed to safely clean vinyl records — works great on LCD screens and keyboards too
  • contains over 12,000 conductive carbon fibers in two rows
  • eliminates static electricity while removing dust and fine particles
  • rotating handle on brush cleans the bristles
  • warranty: 60 days
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Record brush with rotating metal handle

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Features

Overview: The Audioquest Anti-static Record Cleaner is a high-quality brush with 12,000 highly-conductive carbon fiber bristles in two rows to eliminate static charges. The brush removes even the finest dust particles from your vinyl records, and can also be used on LCD screens and keyboards. The brush rotates within the metal handle to clean the bristles and for storage.

 
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AudioQuest Record Brush Reviews

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5 out of 5

Works well, very handy

Written By chip Palmer, turner on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Just getting back in the lp business and picked this up. As far as record cleaning brushes go, this seems to do the trick. A trip to you tube to figure out the best method is recommended. P
Pros:
price, ease of use.
Cons:
none
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4 out of 5

record brush review

Written By kent, houston, tx on Sunday, July 20, 2014
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this brush seems to work great! I like the way you can twist to close...and it removes debris and dust automatically in the holder for a fresh clean brush use the next time you use it.
Pros:
easy to use, auto cleaning function
Cons:
none
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3 out of 5

works okay

Written By Terryb, Diamond Bar CA on Sunday, June 01, 2014
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Works okay but does not work on static and seems to leave a lot of dust on the record
Pros:
Like the handle
Cons:
Doesn't help with static and seems to leave a lot of dust behind
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5 out of 5

AudioQuest is the Best

Written By H, Marietta, GA on Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Simple and Perfect!
Pros:
Easy way to keep "things" off your LPs.
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

very apparent difference!

Written By auz, Portland, OR on Friday, March 28, 2014
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This brush does what it's supposed to do and it does it very well!! All visible and audible material is sweeped of the (pre-wet cleaned) record and there is MUCH less static. Awesome product!
Pros:
-Removes majority of static -When used correctly it removes all the debris on the record
Cons:
- The technique is a little hard to perfect especially if you don't have the steadiest hands.
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3 out of 5

good enough

Written By TomR, Castle Rock Co on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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seems to work ok . would like to back to disc washer if I can find it
Pros:
Works ok - hey , its only twenty some bucks
Cons:
does not pick up all dust and other particles like disc washer I have used in the past . Can see how scratching an album could be a real poss with this thing
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4 out of 5

good record cleaner

Written By rick j, West Michigan on Sunday, March 23, 2014
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Well made and works ok
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4 out of 5

AudioQuest Record Brush

Written By BJ, NYC on Sunday, March 23, 2014
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This was exactly as advertised, reasonably priced and easy to care for. I have been trying to find a good record cleaner for years and this is one works very well.
Pros:
Reasonably priced, works very well on albums, and is easy to care for.
Cons:
NONE
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4 out of 5

Record Cleaner

Written By Robert M, Union City, TN on Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Wanted similar to the old Discwasher made in the 1970's. This comes close, but not as good.
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5 out of 5

Audioquest record brush

Written By Darksolstice, Murfreesboro, Tn on Monday, October 28, 2013
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I have used the old Discwaher for years, was ending up with lots of static, new it was time for a change, this is a wonderful product, it cleans fine dust, cat hair.etc and also takes care of my static problem, some people talk about the brush shedding or damaging records, if used properly you will not have that problem, just look on youtube there are several videos that will show you the proper way to use it, I can't believe i waited so long before buying this wonderful record brush, I highly recommend it for a quick cleaning before playing.
Pros:
quick, cleans dust efficiently and removes static as advertised
Cons:
no cons
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5 out of 5

Effective LP tool

Written By ChrisS, Crofton, MD on Monday, October 21, 2013
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The AudioQuest Record Brush proves to be an effective tool to remove dust off of vinyl records as well as reduce static.
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1 question already asked

do you need to add any fluid to this? [ Ron  Jan 08, 2014 ]
5 answers
  • As this need to be done on your turntable with the power turned on, it has to be done dry with out any cleaning fluid. If you wish to use a cleaning fluid, then you to use a system like the SPIN-CLEAN RECORD WASHER SYSTEM MKII. Which is a stand alone system. [ Joseph   Jan 09, 2014 ]
  • No fluid is specified in the instructions. It is a dust brush, so it will take off dust, but not accumulated dirt. Dirty records would require a cleaning product with fluid. [ JOHN JR   Jan 09, 2014 ]
  • Have never needed to add any fluid. Works great. [ Rudy_1910   Jan 09, 2014 ]
  • No, you do not....but I had to go to Youtube and watch a video on the proper way of using it. It works amazingly though!! [ WILLIAM   Jan 08, 2014 ]
  • No fluid needed. It's designed to be used as a dry brush and uses the conductive carbon fibers to eliminate static electricity while removing dust and fine particles. Fluid may impair this function. [ RAQUEL   Jan 08, 2014 ]

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