AAGS Ultrasonic Cleaning Subscriptions Explained
Originally published August 23, 2020|Our Services
AAGS Vinyl Record Ultrasonic Cleaning Subscriptions
Let's face it, as audiophiles, we didn't choose the cheapest hobby! But once we start chasing perfect sound, there's no going back! Making sure that our vinyl record collection is the cleanest it possibly can be is no exception. That is why AAGS has started vinyl record ultrasonic cleaning subscriptions. We understand that it's not warranted to have every record in your collection certified and transferred. But it is beneficial to have each record ultrasonic cleaned. How does AAGS clean your records? And, how does the subscription service work? These questions will be answered in this article and more!
The Cleaning Process
Each record received at AAGS undergoes a deep cleaning. The ultrasonic cleaning machines that we use are fully automated and touchless—meaning that it is not required to touch the disc during the cleaning phase. Also, there are no brushes or sponges that make physical contact with the record grooves. Each record goes through a two-cycle cleaning process. The first process goes through a heavy ultrasonic cleaning cycle with a diluted solution to break up grease and embedded particles. Next, the water is replaced with clean distilled water and goes through a medium ultrasonic cleaning cycle and 8-10 minutes if forced air drying. As soon as the disc is dried, it is placed in a fresh MoFi inner sleeve.
How Does The Subscription Work?
Once signed up, we supply you with everything you need to ensure that your records get to us and back to you safely. You will receive a shipping carton, two cardboard stiffeners, and a return label for your records. Load up the shipping carton with the first five records that you would like cleaned, tape the box shut, stick the return label to the outside, and take the package to your post office for delivery to our office.
While your records are at our office, the cleaning process is as described in the previous section. Your records get an extensive bath and a new inner sleeve. We insert a ticket into the outer sleeve of each record that indicates that the record was ultrasonically cleaned, the name of the album, the spine code, the date of the cleaning, and the technician's initials. We inspect the carton and determine if it can stand up to more travel, and if you need a new one, we will replace it for you free of charge. A new return label is then placed in the box, and your clean records are on their way back to you.
Each month we repeat the process.
NOTE: A double LP counts as two records being cleaned.
ULTRASONIC CLEANING SUBSCRIPTION
- PLACE THE ORDER
- RECEIVE WELCOME KIT
- SHIP RECORDS TO AAGS TO BE CLEANED
- ENJOY THE SOUND QUALITY OF RECORDS CLEANED WITH HIGH-END ULTRASONIC CLEANING MACHINES
The best part of the AAGS subscriptions is that they're risk-free! Sign up and try it out. If you're not completely satisfied, stop at any time! We're confident that you will love how your records sound when you get them back!
Give AAGS Ultrasonic Cleaning Subscriptions a try today!