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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    Dear Jonyung Actually, yes. We just completed the LS 2.75. The 2.75 is 3" in diameter across the top and about 2.5" tall. It has the same rounded bottom contour. It is adjustable. And, (as it must) it clearly audibly lowers noise in the loudspeaker. All the Best Joe
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    Critical Mass Footers under Lumin X1 & power supply?

    Mcbrion Yes, changing from one size to another will change the equilibrium of the component and lead to a settling period. This is because your noise floor drops and your musical fidelity improves as the height of the foot increases. These improvements take a bit of time..
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    Ron Thank you for your question. Respectfully......... You appear to be expressing “vibration” as a largescale, expansive energy force applied in a hammer-like way to an electrical signal, so much so that it would make a meter jump. This is not the issue. Here is the issue. During the course...
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    Well, I thought it could be a possibility. I view my responsibility in these threads as a conduit of information and advice. There are many choices, but perhaps there is a "best choice". In the case of the ATC Active 100, I think the best choice is the new replacement for the LS 0.8. The...
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    Introducing the All-new Center Stage Ultra TT Feet for Turntables and Center Stage Ultra TD Feet for Tape Decks

    delphi17 Thank you for this information. In a way, your timing is perfect. We just finished testing the replacement to the LS0.8. I think this would be perfect for you. You'll get the added benefit of lowering the noise floor for your amplifiers too. Remember that traces and wiring in the...
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    Introducing the All-new Center Stage Ultra TT Feet for Turntables and Center Stage Ultra TD Feet for Tape Decks

    The short answer is most likely, but can you please provide the name of the loudspeakers for my reference.
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    If low frequencies produced by a loudspeaker were prevented from exiting the cabinet into the floor, as you suggest, the cabinet would resonate (producing excess unwanted energy) at multiple frequencies (upper harmonics) throughout the cabinet structure. These entropic resonances would feed back...
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    Center Stage2 LS 1.5 Speaker Footer Experience

    I cannot understand why you insist on posting such misguided rubbish on a CMS thread. A product designed to prevent low frequencies from exiting a loudspeaker cabinet into the floor is not even legitimate in our view. We would never build a product designed to interfere with the normal functions...
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    I would split them between the server and the dac (lowest is the stack). I hope this helps.
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    No worries at all. Yes, they would be compatible. You should place the footers on top of the shelf (directly touching the component chassis) for best results, imo.
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    Center Stage2 "LS" Series Loudspeaker Feet

    I am so very sorry in advance and apologize for putting this so bluntly, however, I have no choice under the circumstances. Quite frankly, your statement is inane as written. To assume that longitudinal mechanical waves generated by loudspeakers can be prevented from pervading into any...
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    Center Stage 2

    PeterA It does not matter how anyone expresses what they hear. “I am there” and “They are here” are subjective expressions of perceptions with a personal definition attached for effect. This has nothing to do with the performance of the component. As an example, I just spoke with a loudspeaker...
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    Center Stage 2

    I think the challenge of discussing “coloration” is that color is subjective, not quantifiable. But even though it is not quantifiable it is real and in this case the perception of coloration as “sameness” is definitely a negative. I agree. Sameness is a bad thing. Below is a list of industry...
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    Center Stage 2

    I could have given you a more detailed answer. Here's what we know CS2 will NOT work under as of this writing: Components with an acrylic bottom such as ASR and Audio Research Ref6. The soundstage tips up. Most Burmester products as they apply heavy damping to the bottom of their components...
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    Center Stage 2

    Not that I know of as of this post. I think we need to give it some time. Please keep me posted in a about ten days. Let's see what happens.
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    Center Stage 2

    howiebrou Wow, what a gorgeous loudspeaker. Congratulations! It looks to me like our LS1.5s might be perfect for your loudspeakers. We might be able to use connectors to screw directly into the bottom of the cabinet. Do you have any idea of the the diameter of the standard foot and...
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    Center Stage 2

    Can you give me the model? I'd like to look them up online before I respond. Thanks!
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi heeborg I appreciate your question. I send the feet to the manufacturer(s) I'm working with in advance of the show. They run the show components on the feet until everything settles. At the appropriate time, they shut their system down, pack up the show components and ship them to the...
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Bobvin Yes. I would say so. All the Best Joe
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    Center Stage 2

    I want to add some meaning to the term “neutral” as I use it. Neutral is central in all CMS designs; racks, amp stands, component feet, loudspeaker feet and the cradle we are testing now. For this thread I’ll talk about the component feet, but you can expand it to everything we make. Neutral...
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    Center Stage 2

    K. Thanks for getting back.
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Bazelio By any chance, are any of your CS2 feet on an SS plate? If so, would you be kind enough to double fold the silk bags into squares and place them under the feet. It would be great if you could report on this thread the changes. Good, bad or otherwise, I'd appreciate your findings...
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    Center Stage 2

    Peter I was thrilled to read this. You are spot on! Bravo! Stay the course, my friend. If you don't mind, I'll offer a thought. Be assured, I respect what you have accomplished. What I am after is removing the 4th wall. For years, I was locked into thinking that music had to be behind...
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Peter And I humbly apologize for reacting so strongly. I shouldn't have done so. My comments were originally about thin, suspended stainless steel or steel alloy shelves. All materials will resonate when suspended and this was the picture I had in my mind when I made the comment. If I...
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Peter I love your response. This is the writing of the Peter I know! I copied portions of your post into smaller bites........ Q) Does the energy channeled through the gasket on top dissipate within the footer or is it somehow changed and transmitted down into the supporting shelf...
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Peter The first part of your post is quite a compliment. Thank you! :) Here's why.......... The feet are neutral and they cancel out there own noise, so it seems to me you are more or less wondering aloud if the devices and materials you mention have a thumbprint. That certain...
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    Center Stage 2

    Husk I need to correct my post as I misspoke. The trusted member is evaluating Herzan. Let's revisit this after we read his findings. Thank you for your patience. I apologize for my confusion. All the Best Joe
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    Center Stage 2

    I meant Stainless Steel, but any steel alloy could be an issue.
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    Center Stage 2

    Husk This is an excellent question as I believe Stacore shelves are fabricated using SS. A trusted member of this forum is testing our compatibility with Stacore as I write this. I am hopeful that we'll know the answer to this important question in the near future. Micro13 is testing our...
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    Center Stage 2

    Hi Michael Thank you for giving this a try. Please let us know the results as we are (I am) learning with you. I'm not really up to speed on the material properties of bamboo with respect to resonance. I'm suggesting the silk bags because they should act as a buffer, whereas bamboo may not...

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