What is best to use as platform to place subwoofers and speakers on? Aftermarket products promise better sound and less vibration based on different principles and design. Does it work for its intended purpose, or is this another hifi myth. Analysis of the effect on a V110 subwoofer reveals the facts. Continue reading “Myth or fact: Vibration damping platforms for loudspeakers”
Multisub means to use several subwoofer units placed around the room, so that they together form a bass-system that eliminates room acoustic influence. The goal is perfect bass, with focus on achieving a flat frequency response.
Several acoustic absorbers with different shape and size were made for the new Room 2 listening room.
Floor reflection fixed with two small additions to interior decoration
Puff ready for some music
When measuring speakers I have used cardboxes, carpets and such in front of speakers to dampen the first floor reflection.
Useful both for indoor and outdoor measurements, this proves to at least have some effect on the reflection, improving measurement accuracy in a quick set-up.
Now, could a similar approach be used in an ordinary room, and actually look nice and appear as a natural extension of the interior design.