Degritter ultrasonic record cleaner

Hi y’all, just a few words on what I think is a worthy alternative to the Audio Desk Systeme and KLAudio ultrasonic cleaners.

http://degritter.com/media-kit/

I’ve been a beta tester on the Degritter for the last few weeks, and am happy to offer my opinions and answer any qs for those interested.

I believe official launch is in early May, and at this stage after a couple of quibbles in day to day use, I’m planning to keep my unit, it’s been a pretty good success, and invaluable addition to day to day life as a vinyl addict.
 
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spiritofmusic

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If my chats w Taniel are anything to go by, yes.
 
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Also have my eyes on the Degritter.

Have had the first generation of the AudioDesk cleaner for several years and it's been a pretty bad experience.
When it worked, it was great but ...

After about a year the capstans rotating the record died. Sent of for repairs in Germany (I'm in Sweden), took about 2 months and cost about 5000 SEK (approx $500).
About 4 months ago the waterpump died, sent it off for repairs again, only to be informed last week (it took freakin 4 months!) that it is "too old to be repaired", but they offered to sell me a new (now the "Pro" model) for half the retail price (approx $1800). Don't even know if I'll get my old machine back.

Though it seems to be completely glued together, I thought I'd give it a try to replace the pump myself. Nothing to loose ...
https://forum.audiogon.com/discussi...ater-pump-failure/post?postid=1724854#1724854

Dealer said that through the years he had about 30% of the first generation AudioDesk cleaners returned for repairs.

Supposedly the current AudioDesk "Pro" model is more reliable, but I think I'm done with the Gläss Audiodesk as a company.
 
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Lucky. I've heard about a lot problems, with the same slooooow customer service and "can't repair, have to sell you a new $2000 unit instead" stories from many folks. But every now and then I also hear of a satisfied customer.
 
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