The first American designed and manufactured cartridge demagnetizer, the ABCD - I, is the affordable way to assure top performance from your analog front-end. Once a week, simply plug in your turntable leads to the ABCD - I and activate the gentle ramp up and down cycle of the ultra-pure demagnetizing signal
The Aesthetix ABCD-1 was designed to meet a specific need in today's marketplace: an affordable MC cartridge demagnetizer which restores your cartridge's potential without residual sonic signature. Periodically demagnetizing a moving coil cartridge removes the "veils" which creep up as you enjoy your record collection. Simply put, these veils are the result of compromised electromagnetic performance of your phono cartridge. The Aesthetix ABCD-1 eliminates these veils, recovering the dynamics, nuance and emotion of your favorite LPs. The Aesthetix ABCD-1 is battery powered for ease of use and worldwide operation.
Stereophile Recommended Component April 2003 Battery-powered, reasonably priced, seems to do the job as well as any of them, decided MF (Vol.25 No.7)