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  • Sweetvinyl Sugarcube SC-2

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    Manufacturer: Sweetvinyl
    Model: SC-2
    Price $: 2000

    Line-in/line-out two channel real-time recording and click and pop removal component for vinyl LPs.

    The SC-2's flawless Click and Pop removal process benefits from the latest algorithm updates with version 2.0 software including SweetVinyl’s Track Splitting and Metadata Tagging Software.The iOS and Android apps and web interface provide remote control of Click and Pop removal and Analog Bypass, Advanced track splitting and metadata functions work in a web browser. The SC-2 has a front panel USB 3.0 Port for transferring digital recordings of your favorite LPs.The soundstage is virtually indistinguishable when engaged or in Analog Bypass.The SC-2 provides hours of enjoyment from previously unplayable vinyl records in any collection, while creating digital copies in virtually any format.

    Front Panel: Headphone Jack with Volume and Mute, Bypass Mode, Click and Pop Algorithm Engage and Disengage, Click and Pop Monitoring, Algorithm Threshold Control.

    Rear Panel: Audiophile Grade RCA Left/Right Input and Output, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, Two USB 2.0 B Ports, Power and On/Off Switch. Internal A/D and D/A – 192k/24bit. Includes WiFi USB adaptor and iOS/Android mobile apps for control.


    • Integrated real-time, non-destructive, digital click and pop noise algorithm
    • Bypass mode to disengage digital processing with audiophile grade relay
    • Built-in 192/24 bit Hi-Res ADC and DAC
    • Ethernet and USB digital interfaces for local network and internet connectivity
    • WiFi USB module included
    • Front Display indicates click and pop removal strength and unit status
    • Buttons engage click and pop removal and monitor of removed noise
    • Supports virtually any external phono stage
    • Includes iOS and Android mobile apps for remote control option


    • Listen to vinyl LPs without distracting clicks and pops
    • Remove clicks and pops without degrading musical content
    • Installs in virtually any configuration of components with RCA interconnects
    • Easily bypass digital processing when pure analog listening is preferred
    • Hi-Res digital processing provides warmth and detail of analog without unwanted noise.
    • Software updates via SweetVinyl.com
    • Connect to SweetVinyl mobile app and other audio devices on home network
    • Operates with manual front panels or smartphone remote control




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    Really removes record pops and clicks without messing with the underlying music

    Only 1/10 second delay from real time

    You can monitor what was removed

    Easily defeatable

    Easy operation and set up

    Control from front panel, phone app and/or browser

    Digitize music onto network attached storage or usb attached storage

    Metadata including cover art retrieved via internet and embedded into digitized files

    Browser based track splitting and editing included

    Quality adc and dac included

    Built-in headphone jack for listening/monitoring

    Pushed or pulled firmware/software updates

    Company continually supports all products including discontinued

    Hardware upgradable (at a cost)



    Does not include a phono preamp (can be a good thing)

    Use with a pre/pro/AVR that has a built-in phono preamp takes some cleaver wiring/setup

    Firmware updates require re-pairing of computer browser.



    Wow!  I am impressed with this product.  I backed it in it's crowd-funding stage on Indiegogo and am glad that I did.  This product is now discontinued but they have several products that replace it with even more features (at a cost increase).  I will have the option to upgrade mine to the new feature set for $500 when available.  The company owners provide great support and are very visible.  They come to many trade shows.


    I often use the product just for listening to old recordings.  I am amazed at how well the pops and clicks are removed without bothering the underlying music.  The removal monitoring lets you listen to just what has been removed to make sure.  You can also change the aggressiveness of removal for yourself.


    The recording and metadata retrieval works very well and all of my audiophile friends ask me to help them with digitization of their prized vinyl.  The audiophiles that have seen this system at my house have all purchased one.  It is not the cheapest add-on, but it has made a big difference in my system.


    This product will also work with any other analog source such as cassettes, tape, FM radio, etc. It was interesting that it actually removed pops and clicks in real time from cassette recordings that i made in the 80s of old records!



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