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 Post subject: Speaker isolation
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 9:32 am 
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Curious what others are using, if anything, between stand mount speakers and the stands?

I've used Herbies fat dots with some success, but am looking for other options. My stands are not equipped the spikes on the top plate.


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 Post subject: Re: Speaker isolation
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 9:42 am 
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I've used "Atacama Speaker Stand Gel Pads" - a relatively cheap option - they certainly didn't do any harm. As a bonus they are much less likely to damage the finish of your speaker.


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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 10:01 am 
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I always use Blu-Tack. As long as you don't use too much, I've found it to be completely safe on a wide range of speakers including those with veneers.


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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 10:36 am 
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local Daiso store has selection of several blue "jelly" kind of pads...http://www.daisocanada.com/


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Recycled rubber matting from work. Comes in about 1 meter square and about 1/8" thickness. Cut into 2" square pieces and use one per corner. No glue required as it is not slippery like felt. Works for me.


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 Post subject: Re: Speaker isolation
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 11:51 am 
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the rubber pads that were supplied on the top plates of my stands.

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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 12:04 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Speaker isolation
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 12:23 pm 
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electrafixion wrote:
I always use Blu-Tack. As long as you don't use too much, I've found it to be completely safe on a wide range of speakers including those with veneers.


+1 Blue Tak or similar works well. I picked up this tip years ago from UHF magazine and found that it works very well.


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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 1:11 pm 
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Nothing special, but I float both speakers and stands on roller bearing platforms. There's a few of us here crazy enough to figure it out and do it.

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