I use ultrapure water.
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I zap mine with a Cybersonic toothbrush once a week (use a stylus brush otherwise before/after play).
The ultrasonic toothbrush @ $180 (on sale) was not purchased with stylus cleaning in mind, but it works well and takes but a second.
Oddly enough I use a Water-Pik to pre/final rinse LP's (the Cybersonic replaced the Water-Pik as far as dental hygiene goes).
I've seen ultrasonic stylus cleaners for $150, or so.
IME LP#9 works much better than the jelly domes. You have to be sure a liquid cleaner is safe for your cartridge however. A few manufacturers like ZYX recommend against them, fearing liquid may wick up their hollow cantilevers and harm the suspension.
For a DIY alternative that works just as well as LP#9, but with a different set of risk factors, search for my thread, "DIY Stylus Cleaner."
I'm going to get the stuff to try this today. I just built my battery option for the Teres. Could have done it in 15 minutes if the damn Q1 transistor would have went in easy! Built a nice mahogony and copper box for it too. So, I figure I'll give your contraption a shot and see if I can get a little more perfomance from my stylus.
Mr Clean sounds interesting. So does super pure water, but I better see if Clear Audio recommends liquid. But I gotta say that our dentist gets the prize for wacky yet wonderful. I wonder if flossing would help. Thanks for the great input. But the price of battery power supply should be about a quarter the price and should be available for every component. I wonder if computer UPS could do the trick for a whole rig, or maybe one for digital and the rest on another. But that's another thread