VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine from Soundstage Direct Sweepstakes

Register to win a VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine from Soundstage Direct (MSRP $649.99) we are giving away.

According to the company:

The HW-16.5 is the standard in affordable record cleaning machines but neither its build quality nor its cleaning power has been compromised. Its high-torque, 18 RPM turntable motor is more than capable of withstanding the pressure of heavy scrubbing during extended cleaning sessions, and its 35-second cleaning cycle per side makes quick work of even the dirtiest records. Now with self aligning vacuum suction tubes for even more accurate cleaning, the HW-16.5's high-powered vacuum ensures quick, deep cleaning.

The newly designed vacuum pickup tube automatically adjusts to accommodate records of any thickness. The internal fluid collection system is made of stainless steel to prevent corrosion, and the fully enclosed design prevents splashing. In the VPI tradition, all components are extra heavy-duty and professional grade.

"I have found the HW-16.5 to be an outstanding performer. The record surfaces are microscopically clean and are so pristine they look new!" -- Bert Whyte, Audio Magazine


Clean your records with the HW-16.5 and hear what you've been missing. Includes:
Built in dust cover 8oz bottle of VPI cleaning fluid & cleaning brush

Click here for more info.

To enter the sweepstakes, all you need is an account on this website. If you don't already have one, click on the link labeled "register" at the bottom of this announcement or "Create new account" in the right column (under the ads). Then, enter a username and a valid e-mail address, and click on the "Create new account" button. A message will be automatically sent to the e-mail address you specified, which will include a link to activate the account.

The final step (and only step for those who already have an account) is to log in and leave a comment right here on this announcement—any comment will do, as long as it's not profane or spam. Then, when the sweepstakes closes, a lucky commenter will be chosen at random to receive the prize. So post a comment, and good luck!

For complete sweepstakes rules, click here.

[This Sweepstakes is now closed]

dnsnlsn's picture

Pick me!

Brian Henkel's picture


Oliver A.'s picture


unnoticed's picture

Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie, Please!?!

hartn046's picture

So fresh and so clean...

Kerry Sherwin's picture

Please please me!  I have a VPI Classic and lots of dirty records!

torturegarden's picture

I have a Spin Clean and would love one of these to somewhat automate the process.

mdmdmd's picture

Oh yeah! Let me replace this old beat up spin-clean.

TreAdidas's picture

Oh sweet geebus.  That would be AWESOME!

mdonohue's picture

I just bought a Pro-Ject turntable to play and old collection of records we were given. This would be great to clean them up! Thank you in advance if I'm a winner.

nitsua196's picture

Fingers Crossed

jmq's picture

Count me in!

taobap500's picture

Hope to win this one!!!

astrofields's picture

My 400+ records would benefit greatly from having one of these!  

aw's picture

I need it!

rodeobrett's picture

I believe this is mine

Cklinkha's picture

I could use one

bushubuken's picture

This would be great!

ster4610's picture

I have a lot of early vinyl releases from the late sixties to the late eighties that could use a good cleaning

jokeka's picture

Count me in. 

DistanceToSheep's picture

I use my dad's whenever I get the chance, would be great to have one of my own!

mreise's picture

My used record collection is growing.  I would use this thing all the time!!

elricvanb's picture

Remember, cleanliness is next to Godliness!  Surely you would wish to guide a poor pilgrim on the path to Nirvana...

Htrally's picture

I can't wait to clean my records with this!  

criswood1's picture

This would be awesome!

Stendal41's picture

Send it to me!

Danalog's picture

I need this!

charles.joron's picture

 Agreat way to keep me coming back for more

willdao's picture

This would be too cool...so long, trusty Discwasher!

pconley2's picture

to clean my records, they sorely need it.

kewilson's picture

Hope I win.

WAF Warrior's picture

i gonna clog this thing with yardsale mildew and cardboard remnance. 

delmarh's picture

My vinyl collection yearns for one of these!

SamuelVeich's picture

I've wanted a VPI cleaner to go along with my Scout II for too long!

masco's picture

Good luck to me!

Uncle Oswald's picture

This would be awesome for our listening parties - lots of cool R&B, old-ass country and assorted oddness coming through these part few weeks: Lottie Adams, anyone?


I called the number on the back of the sleeve when we spun this for the first time and guess who I spoke to? Lottie Adams! Cool and surreal at the same time.

Gotta love that vinyl!

Metalhead's picture

Thanks for the opportunity to win this wonderful analog product.


BradleyP's picture

That machine is the key to vinyl bliss.  Please give me one, and I will sing the praises of Stereophile--I've read it for 21 years--Soundstage Direct, and the fine folks at VPI.

AVnerdguy's picture

What a fantastic giveaway. Everybody could use one of those babies!

bevboy's picture

nice machine! hope I win.

rickinfl's picture

I have a lot of vinyl that needs cleaning!!!!

popluhv's picture


Engelsstaub's picture

Let me get this. I"m poor right now and my records are staticy. Thx :)

Theo's picture

...and cursing the effects and drooling over the possibility of having the real deal which I just can't afford right now.  Please!  I could use this so badly!

Phil Sommers's picture

but could use a second as a wedding gift.  Thanks.

jaddison's picture

" VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine from Soundstage Direct Sweepstakes".

swimkinney2's picture

I really need one of these

jimtavegia's picture

This would be a great prize for any one to own.  As the donkey in Shrek said, "Pick Me!" . 

Cavedude13's picture

No more Spin Clean with this!cool

lifeis11's picture

I am in the process of moving all of my gear into a dedicated listening room, I'd love to add this to the mix!


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