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Townshend Audio Seismic Isolation Platform Size 2 48x35cm (19×14") 1kg-200kg Superb!

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Townsend Audio Seismic Isolation Platform Size 1 - 2 - 3 1kg-200kg Load
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Supplied direct from Townshend Audio NEW!! 1 x TOWNSHEND AUDIO Seismic Isolation Platform complete with full original packaging and 5 years manufactures warranty. Retail 730
SIZES  Size 1 43x30cm (17×12") 1kg-200kg Size 2 48x35cm (19×14") 1kg-200kg Size 3 52x40cm (20.5×16") 1kg-200kg
Sets of 4 Load Cells (A) ORANGE 1kg-10kg (B) YELLOW 10kg-20kg (C) GREEN 20kg-40kg (D) BLUE 40kg-80kg (E) SILVER80kg-128kg (F) BROWN 128kg-200kg
                       Please state on ordering which Size and Load Cells are required so correct Platform is supplied. Platforms are supplied new with full original packaging and 5 years manufactures warranty.
The Platform is easily levelled by turning the adjustable Seismic Load Cell. For asymmetric units, such as a valve (tube) amplifier with the transformers at the rear, different load capability Seismic Load Cells can be used to balance the load.
For out of balance loads where the centre of gravity of the component is not near the geometrical centre of the component, each support foot is screw adjustable in length to allow for this. If the degree of out of balance is too large, then it is suggested to use unequal springs or add an additional Load Cell for fine adjustments.

The Importance of Vibration Isolation

Vibrations affect the reproduction of sound through hi-fi systems. Although many of these are small and may go largely unnoticed, vibrations have a negative impact on the quality of sound in virtually all hi-fi components.

Turntables are highly sensitive to vibration, which raises the noise floor, degrading the sound not to mention stylus jump due to footfall.

With silver-disc players, vibration affects the laser mechanism and the crystal oscillators introducing severe sound-degrading jitter.

With tube or valve amplifiers vibration rattles the microphonic electrodes, especially the grids.

Transistor amplifiers have microphonic components, including capacitors and connecting wires which move relative to one and another generating rogue voltages. All of these mechanisms will degrade the delicate audio signal.

Computers, streamers and DACs are highly susceptible to mechanical noise as they all contain vibration sensitive crystal oscillators.

Rigidly spike or cone mounted speakers transmit energy into the floor radiating vibration throughout the room and ultimately, through your rack and into your equipment. This seriously degrades performance as described above. Spike and cone mounted speakers cause the whole room structure to vibrate, often resulting in an unrealistic boomy bass whilst masking subtle detail. Further, this unwanted structural vibration can seriously irritate your neighbours.

The Seismic Isolation Pod is a Seismic Load Cell™ with a circular foot attached to the lower end cap for stability. The length may be adjusted by turning the top end cap, which allows easy levelling of audio equipment placed on a set of Pods. There is a soft felt protective piece on the top and bottom faces of the end caps to allow for easy positioning and to prevent scratching.

The secret is to fully float your whole Hi Fi System independently from the speakers and the floor. Townshend have devised a complete solution that to allow this to be done in an optimum way.

Seismic Load Cell™

The key component is the Townshend Seismic Load Cell™. The Seismic Load Cell™ consists of a high quality alloy steel compression spring surrounded by a flexible synthetic rubber jacket with two end plates. Screw threads in each plate facilitate height adjustment and provide attachment points. A movement-sensitive, air-resistance damper rapidly dissipates low frequency oscillation caused by disturbing the suspended equipment. Seismic Load Cells™ are very ‘soft’ and allow free movement in all three dimensions; up/down, left/right and back/forth. This unique solution blocks all deleterious vibration from 3Hz upwards and from all directions. As the frequency increases, the isolation gets progressively greater, ensuring that virtually no vibration can pass from and to the suspended equipment. As each hi-fi component is isolated, the sound progressively improves.

Features / Benefits :

Eliminates structure-borne feedback between speaker and vibration sensitive equipment.

Enhances clarity throughout the whole frequency range.

Improves bass definition.

Produces a wider and deeper sound stage.

Neighbour friendly high level listening.


After many years of critical listening in our humble opinion and many music lovers and reviewers world wide with all Digital devices "digititis" is removed instantly hearing a more spacious analogue performance by placing your components on our Seismic Platform 
Specials available please contact me with your requirements thank you

Jason Kennedy reviews the Townshend Seismic Isolation Platform under the Rega RP6 Turntable, a Leema Antila CD Player & Naim UnitiLite
Massive increase in stereo three dimensionality, sound is clearer" A degree of hardness has disappeared and left a stronger sense of timing. "Bass goes deeper" Voice has regained its full richness, Quite a transformation in truth, and one that you'd be hard pressed to replicate with any similarly priced upgrade.  The Townshend Seismic Platform seems to be able to transform the potential of electronic components as well as, if not better than turntables.  What is clear is that few hi fi components give their best without isolation and the platform delivers as much in a neat and effective package and comes highly recommended."
Townshend Seismic Platforms can be built to Isolate all HIFI Equipment, Please state which equipment you own so correct Seismic Platform is supplied, Thank you. I can supply all Townshend Audio products please check my other adds for great prices, Thank you.
This Seismic Vibration Isolation Platform from Townshend includes a durable slim steel top plate that integrates smoothly under any hi-fi component. 
This platform is especially designed to isolate HiFi components such as CD players, turntables, DACs, preamplifiers, power amplifiers and streamers. The acoustically dead constrained-layer damped plate combined with a Seismic Load Cell attached to each corner is the ultimate combination to isolate unwanted vibration, including structural, air-borne and or generated by the hi-fi equipment.
Features: Delivers wider and deeper soundstages Improves bass definition Reduced muddiness and smear Makes transients clearer

Attack of the PODs!

No they are not from Mars! They are from London: Designed, constructed, and shipped from London, England by the brilliant Max Townshend to American audiophiles like us, for the best replacement of the air filled bladder sinks of old. The PODs isolate your gear like it was suspended in outer space. They allow both tube and solid state gear to bloom in extraordinary ways. At $675 for a set of 4 Seismic Pods, tailored in weight to your specific piece weighing from 4-500 pounds, you will achieve resonance control you only dreamed of in the past! You can adjust the level as well! The Pods are a sonic miracle, and the best footers I know of in the here-and-now for maximizing the sound of valuable audio gear.

The biggest improvement I heard was with phono, specifically the E.A.R. 324 Solid State Phono Stage. I have tried numerous expensive tweaks under this mainly transformer coupled unit to enhance its sound, with only negative effect. With the Pods, it blooms and breathes like protoplasm itself has been infused into the unit. If you own a 324 and are reading this review, run, do not walk, to your nearest Townshend dealer and buy a set of Type A Seismic Pods!! You will achieve nirvana, and then some.

The Seismic Pods come in individual weight capacities of as little as 1-2 pounds per Pod, to as much as 64-140 pounds per Pod, in boxes of 4 Pods. Use 3 or 4 Pods anywhere under your gear... it is not critical at all. You just want the gear level and the Pods depressed about 30-70% of travel. This is easy to achieve. It took me seconds to do under each piece of gear I tried.

The Seismic Pods are more neutral than the bladder sinks of old, with less darkness and richness injected into the sound. The Seismic Pods sound like nothing at all! You may need to tweak your cables or tube-roll a bit, but it is worth the adventure. An entire layer of grunge is removed with the Seismic Pods, as easily as opening a cardboard box. The build quality is first-rate, and they look sharp under anything silver or black. Each Pod even has soft ends to prevent scratching of the gear or table.

From the Townshend Website:


  • Eliminates structure-borne feedback between speaker and vibration sensitive equipment.


  • Enhances clarity throughout the whole frequency range.


  • Improves bass definition.


  • Produces a wider and deeper sound stage.


  • Neighbour friendly high level listening.


I agree wholeheartedly with these claims from Townshend, and find that they understate dramatically the clarity the Pods bring to the mids and highs! The Pods are a combination of air- and spring-loaded valves that are most ingenious. They are the better of two worlds of thought and practice, and a break-through indeed in support engineering in my opinion.

Summary

Townshend Seismic Isolation Pods are now available and are a true masterpiece of isolation technology and tremendous enhancement of sonic neutrality preventing floor born feedback. I think that they are amazing. They are priced right, and perform at many times their cost! Fabulous under solid state and tube gear, they are the best individual support devices I have heard to date. Like all devices of this nature, your results may vary from mine, but I sincerely doubt it!

A keeper! My highest BUY recommendation


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