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Have you seen speakers with cabinets made of stone?

Discussion in 'AV Stands, Cabinets, Seating & Furniture' started by cribeiro, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. cribeiro

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    Hi! I am really surprised, I found them in a hifi shop around here, and they look really nice. I think they are high end stuff, and quite far from my budget, but they must be good. I mean, what can vibrate less than a stone? The company is Avalanche, and the model I've seen in the web, s17. Looks really pretty!
     
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    I've seen a few pictures of some. The engineering behind them must be astounding as they seem to be hewn out of single blocks! :eek:
     
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    I rememeber that Faraday used concrete- which looked hideous but was pretty inert. Are you saying these are actual single piece blocks though?
     
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    The stands on that WA site look WAY too phallic! :rotfl:
     
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    Grrrr....bleedin' IE6 timeouts!!! :mad:
     
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    Hehe - they sure do, and one of them looks extremely "whatever the word for female equivalent of phallic is' :D
     
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    Faraday are still around, I bought one of his DIY books recently.

    My speakers aren't stone but I've got Norh 4.1 speakers which are ceramic and also had a pair of Norh 5.1 which were synthetic marble. The density really does remove the boxy sound but also some of the 'warmth' vibrating wood panels bring to the sound.

    There's a scandinavian company who makes some stone speakers that I really like the look of but can't find it at the moment. :rolleyes:

    edit: Doh! They were the Avalanche Roundstone.

    Those WA stands need 'rude' names not numbers.
     
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    nOrh make some out of marble

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  11. cribeiro

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    :) Avanzato, I was actually going to ask you if they could be the Avalanche, but I see you have edited it :) BTW, I think I read they are finnish...

    I think I will get those stands for the bedroom, and put some BIG candles on them... just for spicy nights ;-)

    Oh, and thanks for the link, somehow I could only get the site in some strange language similar to german (danish? dutch?)... The point is I tried and could understand something, but it was very tiresome...

    Edit: I am wondering if one can find reviews about these kind of speakers... I'm also searching, I will post what I find...
     
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    WooHoo I like the look of the Lady Stands! LOL but at £600 per pair would be cheaper to get a real "lady of the night" to hold the speakers for you!!!! LOL


    Best regards David
     

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