The Pro-Ject VC-E and Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU are the latest generation of record washing machines from Pro-Ject Audio Systems. The company now offers the so-called Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit as an optional accessory, which is designed to allow optimal cleaning of 7″ singles.
The Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU is the successor of the Pro-Ject VC-S, which was initially available, and, as promised by Pro-Ject Audio Systems, has been improved in many areas. Compared to the Pro-Ject VC-E, which is also available, this solution is designed as a solution for ambitious vinyl lovers who want to thoroughly clean their records not only from time to time, but really regularly, whereas the Pro-Ject VC-E is designed as an ideal, very cost-effective solution for beginners. Whether Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU or Pro-Ject VC-E, in both cases the manufacturer emphasizes the particularly effective cleaning in a very short time.
Both solutions are designed ex works for the cleaning of 12-inch vinyl records, this is mainly determined by the mounted extraction arm. For those who not only want to clean what used to be called vinyl records, but also so-called singles, Pro-Ject Audio Systems now offers an optimal solution with the new Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit. This option was already available in the same form as Pro-Ject VC-S 7″ Kit for the already mentioned Pro-Ject VC-S.
The Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit can be used for the Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU as well as the Pro-Ject VC-E, but you have to make sure that you order the correct kit for each. However, the possibilities are identical, as is the scope of delivery.
The Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit contains not only a so-called vacuum arm for singles with a diameter of seven inches, but also a matching clamp. Of course, the vacuum arm includes correspondingly shortened velvet lips, one pair is directly glued on, a second pair serves as a replacement. The own clamp is also essential, because it guarantees an optimal protection of the label.
Also part of the scope of delivery is a cleaning solution, namely the concentrate Pro-Ject Wash-it in a 100 ml bottle.
The Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit is available immediately from specialist dealers. As already described, it is available in two versions, one for the Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU, and one for the Pro-Ject VC-E, so please make sure to choose the right one. In any case, the price is identical, in both versions you have to budget € 119,- for it.
Getting to the point
Both the Pro-Ject VC-E and the Pro-Ject VC-S2 ALU are designed ex works for cleaning 12″ vinyl records, this is mainly determined by the mounted suction arm. For those who not only want to clean what used to be known as vinyl records, but also so-called singles, Pro-Ject Audio Systems now offers an optimal solution with the new Pro-Ject VC 7″ Kit.