How do you clean vintage stereo parts?
Any excess cleaner that drips down the faceplate of the unit can be wiped away with a microfiber scratch-resistant cloth. Allow the unit to air out for several hours. After applying contact cleaner to any part of your vintage stereo equipment, let the unit sit with the case off for a few hours.
How do I clean a Hi Fi connection?
Affordable alcohol works well as an audio connector cleaner. Choose a 90-percent or higher solution of high-purity octyl alcohol, which doesn’t leave a residue. Don’t use rubbing alcohol; it leaves residue behind when it evaporates. Apply the solution with a nonabrasive cloth and gently polish the connector.
What is the best cleaner for potentiometers?
Isopropyl alcohol works well too – You can submerge the pot and give it a good soaking, then just turn the wiper backward and forward a few times to make sure it’s well worked in. Then just leave it to dry before turning the electrical equipment back on.
How do I keep dust out of my stereo receiver?
Periodically dust the receiver with a dry cloth at the least (some types of dusters are static charged to attract dust, the prevents as much dust from falling into the receiver when dusting which might occur with just a normal dust cloth).
What can I use instead of DeoxIT?
Alternatives to Deoxit. Audiokarma Home Audio Stereo Discussion Forums. Good electrical contact cleaners. Alternatives to Deoxit.
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