Andover Audio Adds Extra Layer of Protection with launch of TrueGrain Cork Record Mat

Andover Audio is pleased to announce a new vinyl accessory: the TrueGrain cork record mat. A perfect companion to Andover’s SpinDeck and SpinDeck Max turntables, the TrueGrain mat is precision-cut and finished to achieve a smooth, leather-like surface, adding an extra layer of protection for records while damping vibration, reducing noise, and diminishing static buildup.

Andover’s TrueGrain material is composed of 100% cork harvested from mature groves in the central coastal region of Portugal. Cork naturally reduces unwanted vibrations and resonances, with the result of increased sonic clarity.

Cheaper record mats typically use cork-sawdust fillers or cork waste. The smaller cork granules used in TrueGrain result in a sturdier material that can undergo many rounds of sanding. This makes it possible to produce an ultrasmooth surface finish that provides long-lasting quality and protection of LPs.

Each TrueGrain mat is a precision-cut disc 0.15″ thick disc and 11.9″ in diameter. Compatible with most turntables, it allows records to be easily lifted off the platter without also lifting the mat.


  • Improves Sonic Clarity
  • Reduces Noise, Resonances, and Static
  • Ultrasmooth Surface for Improved Record Care
  • Eco-Friendly materials
  • Works with any Record or Turntable
  • Dimensions: 11.9″ Diameter x 0.15″ Thick
  • Made in USA with 100% Genuine High-Grade Cork from Portugal

About Andover Audio

Since its formation in 2012, Massachusetts-Based Andover has provided design and manufacturing services to the most recognized brands in automotive, professional and high-performance audio. Andover is now focusing its acclaimed expertise on self-branded products that artfully blend premium innovative audio technologies with distinctive design. Andover’s mission is to build products that make no-compromise sound easy to buy, simple to setup, and a pleasure to use.

The Andover team, led by former Cambridge SoundWorks Vice President / General Manager Rob Mainiero, is a group of audio experts and veteran engineers who hail from a lineup of iconic companies that, include Acoustic Research, a/d/s/, Advent, Apogee Acoustics, Advent, Harman, Bose, and others.

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