10 Must-Have Turntable Accessories
Looking to upgrade your turntable?
We've put together a list of our must-have accessories for every turntable owner. Take your turnable and vinyl experience to the next level!
1) Brush it
Dust is known for being vinyl’s biggest enemy. You need to keep them clean. Gently push the brush fibers into the grooves as the record is spinning. This way you can collect dust particles and reduce static build up.
2) Clean it
This little brush, equipped with carbon fibers is the perfect choice for daily cleaning of your cartridge stylus. For best results run the brush along the cantilever in the direction of the stylus and enjoy perfect vinyl playback.
3) Vinyl Clean
This stuff looks a lot like Play-Doh, but I’d probably keep it away from the kids. It’s a chemical mix of substances we probably couldn’t pronounce if we tried, but we’ll be damned if it doesn’t do an absolutely terrific job of cleaning your records. Simply pat against the surface of your vinyl and watch the grit and grime get lifted away. It also works great for cleaning other Hifi components.
4) Sweep it S2
This record broom cleans your records during playback. The patented constriction made from aluminium with an iron core ensures perfect tracking. It can be placed in one of two left hand side corners of the turntable.
5) Damp it
These high-end damping feet can be super helpful, when your setup is positioned on a surface like here in our studio. Damp it consists of a hightech synthetic rubber material, that dampens a wide frequency range from infrasonic to 500 Hz and therefore prevents transmission of structure-born sound effectively. It works like an electronic subsonic filter, but without the drawbacks. Because of its intelligent and rugged design, it can be used for all bookshelf speakers and any sensitive equipment with 3 or 4 feet and even with high mass units up to 20 kg!
6) Adapt it
A welcome upgrade to every standard plastic single adapter.
Adapt it fits all brands and types of turntables and centers your 7“ vinyls precisely on your turntable.
7) Measure it E
The Measure it E Stylus Tracking Force Gauge is a highly accurate electronic scale that is designed for measuring stylus tracking forces up to 5.0 grams in 0.002 gram increments. Each Measure it E can easily be calibrated using the supplied calibration weight with the push of a button. When in doubt about the actual amount of pressure on the diamond tip the 4 digit display of this smart tool will help.
8) Level it
Turntables should always be placed on a flat surface. Proper placement will ensure proper arm function. With this spirit level, you can easily check if your turntable is level.
9) Leather it
Leather it is an interesting option to upgrade sound quality. Resonances are damped more effectively than with felt, dust is kept away AND it has enough connectivity to avoid static. Leather it is a very cost effective way to improve sound and reduce noise caused by static and dust. You can hear the difference!
10) Lube it
Last but not least, this high quality Platter Bearing lubricant will help the platter of your turntable run smoothly. This lubricant works with turntables with regular bearings (Elemental, Primary, T-Line, Essential, Debut, The Classic, Juke Box & X1/X2). To use it just apply 2 drops to the bearing. Lube it is a perfect maintenance product and can in certain cases help to fix rumbling platters. For inverted bearings like RPM Line, Xtension models and Signature Line our Grease it is the perfect tool.