Isolating bookshelf speakers

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  1. Gary TP

    Gary TP Stunt Coordinator

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    I'll be using Paradigm minimonitors for my rear speakers by setting them on top of these two tall wooden cabinet tables. What is the best (cheap) method to isolate these speakers from the cabinet...

    Could I get away with good sound through some foam, felt, etc...?
     
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    The cheap way would be blu-tack

    The only problem is, this may leave some residue on the shelf and speaker cabinet, and it may not be entirely simple to find locally. I wasn't able to find it locally, but I found something basically identical to it.

    You might also consider a set of small spikes, though that will be much more expensive per pair:

    http://www.partsexpress.com/images/240-715m.jpg

    Part Number 240-715 on partsexpress.com
     
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    check out www.auralex.com, they have a nice isolation pad for monitors called the MoPads for like $30. You can get them with free shipping at musician's friend. I was going to pick up a pair for my bookshelf but they only come in grey and the wife DK'd it.

    -sonny
     

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