Records are the most important part of a record playback chain. Many audiophiles overlook this plain and simple fact in their quest for the lastest and greatest equipment. You may spend tens of thousands on your phono cartridge, turntable, tonearm, cables, phono preamp and other electronics but the final output of your audio system will be determined by the condition and quality of your records. A record cleaning machine is essential for record maintenance. Cleaning your records periodically is like changing the oil in your car. It's good for your records and it'll reward you with higher sound quality. You'll preseve the life of your records and you'll hear things that you otherwise would not. Listed below are the world's best cleaning machines.