AudioQuest - SorboGel Q-Feet System (Set of 4)
AudioQuest - SorboGel Q-Feet (Set of 4)
AudioQuest's SorboGel Q-Feet can breathe new life into your system by damping unwanted vibrations, allowing the system to sing deeper and further into the music. One particular place that AudioQuest has found Q-Feet to be particularly effective is under any moving mechanism, be it a disc player, turntable, or hard-drive/computer combination. Moving mechanisms do not like their own vibrations, or others for that matter...
The shape of the feet makes a very big difference. The partial hole in the center increases compliance and horizontal surface. The extra vertical surface means more movement of the material is possible, and therefor more kinetic energy can be lost. The damping aspect of Q-Feet are often more important than their isolation ability ... though it is the non-specific frequency ability to both damp and isolate which makes Q-Feet so universally effective. Q-Feet are effective over a very wide band, the only strong caveat is to make sure that under a turntable or other more-than-average sensitive device, that the Q-feet are not pressed down on so hard that they lose their compliance. It's always more effective when there's "give" left, just more give is required to be most effective in such applications.