DIY - AV Equipment Spacers

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  1. WeegyAVLover

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    Hey All,

    I am moving my equipment into an AV cupboard. However the shelves are wider apart then is necessary so planned to stack som of my equipment on top of each other.

    However I would likere there to be a cm or two between them to allow air to circulate.

    Anyone got any suggestions?

    I had thought about stainless steel circular feet but cannot find any and these may also be a bit expensive for what they are. So any suggestions welcome.

    Col
     
  2. Dave

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    40mm waste pipe, available in white or black, cut to length, about 2 quid for as many as you want.
     
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    Used or new? :devil:
     
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    Old ping pong / table tennis balls - cut in half. One half on each corner of equipment.
     
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    ^^^^ Squash balls cut in half - bit more rubbery.

    :smashin:
     
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    Basketballs cut in half.
     
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    Lego
     
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    or if none of the above work, you could try teaching your equipment to levitate.
     
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    This^^^^^^^^^^^^
    , variously recommended DIY method of sound isolation.


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    "or if none of the above work, you could try teaching your equipment to levitate"
    Magnetic isolators, but silly prices!
     
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    Think wilbanat tried that already.
     
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    link please :)
     
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    My dad used small rubber door stops. Worked perfectly.
     
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    Bowling ball??
     
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    Space hopper?
     
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    Bouncy Castle?
     
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    I use sticky backed felt pads like what they sell to put on furniture if you have a wooden form.

    Very cheap.
    Got a mixed pack from home base.

    I have them under all of mine to allow extra circulation around all my kit in my cabinet.
     

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  18. Dony

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    Played out yet??


    Looks like they deliver. :thumbsup:
     

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    Can you still get Audioquest Sorbothane feet?
     

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