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    The Groove Probe, for optimizing and evaluating record cleaning systems

    There we go. A specific claim of results. I think those results are about as good as one could hope for, and you've evidently had spectacular success. Yes, I've read many of your posts. Thanks for your reply. Just to reiterate, here are my suggested criteria that I suggest for ideal...
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    The Groove Probe, for optimizing and evaluating record cleaning systems

    Tima, I looked around this forum, and I see that you have done a lot of work on this, and you've spent a lot of money on it. Can you say that your records are all perfects after cleaning? That would be fantastic. If pops and clicks remain, are you certain that they are not due to dirt? And...
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    The Groove Probe, for optimizing and evaluating record cleaning systems

    Thanks for your reply. I think it's pretty interesting too. There's no need to get too elaborate just yet. My suggestion is, just use it. For example, if I could say that the number of pops was greatly reduced by cleaning, and that 90% of the remaining clicks on my best records were defects...
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    The Groove Probe, for optimizing and evaluating record cleaning systems

    The Short Version I examined the wave form of the silent part (between tracks) from a cleaned, digitized LP, before and after playing. The purpose was (1) to count the clicks remaining after cleaning; and (2) to distinguish dirt and debris from scratches and other defects. The stylus removed...
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    The Groove Probe, for optimizing and evaluating record cleaning systems

    I am writing to inform you of some fairly simple and cost-free techniques that I have used to evaluate the effectiveness of record cleaning. I would like to be able to fine-tune my own system or to buy another system on the basis of something better than just listening and guessing how much...

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