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]

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srdykes's picture
Looks swell......

I could sure use this; it has to be a whole lot better than manual cleaning!

Dan_Hudson's picture

really need

nacarp's picture
VPI me me me

So clean and crackle free my records wish to be.

jazzatr's picture
I need one of these

As an old man, I could use one of these to keep my vinyl clean!

Optic Nerve's picture
Yes, please.

Hook it up!

frostdr's picture
Sounds great!

Sounds great!

lien's picture
No profanity, no spam? I knew there had to be a catch...

but I'm doing my best to comply.

And I do need a replacement for my worn-out RCM.


Synaptic's picture
This the the true classic

in VPI's lineup : )

rkrug20's picture
VPI Contest

Yes please.

matulaj's picture
All Could Use A Good Cleaning...

Seems like the records I buy new are dirtier than used dollar bin finds these days. I'd sure love to have one of these to clean my new records before playing them...

ERudy31's picture

Yes please!

Jonathan1257's picture

I need clean records.

pulsetsar's picture

My dirty records are calling!

dougdbs's picture

clean records

Pix4work's picture
VPI 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine Contest

I love VPI products!

galiven's picture
I'd take one.

It would be a nice upgrade from my spinclean.

dsellers5751's picture
VPI Contest

I've got some LPs that need to be introduced to this bad boy...

jeffrosen's picture
Record cleaner

Count me in please

driver's picture
16.5 contest

Would go great with my new VPI TT!

BartokandBill's picture
Papa Needs a New VPI RCM!

Always wanted one of these. Good luck to everyone!

crouse99's picture
VPI 16.5

Send 'er my way!

BPlentl's picture
Pick ME!!

I need this

IamJohnVan's picture
Make Me Clean!

A lot of my records are sentimental hand-me-downs from my father, and are pretty dirty as a result. I'd love to hear "Born to Run" the same way he did back in college, and groove glide just isn't cutting it. Awesome idea for a contest. Hope you make my dream come true.

smills2112's picture
The Best

The HW-16.5 is the best cleaning machine I've ever used!

Lane_E's picture
Outstanding Prize!

This would clean up my act in a big way.

wimvuist's picture
VPI record cleaning machine

I really need this machine. I have lots and lots of dirty records!


stebaht's picture


desized's picture
VPI Contest

Wash me win this thing.

gsuen's picture
nice to have

It would suck to have one of these and that's a good thing.

btostenson's picture
Sign me up!

And choose me!

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