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Yeah that does look pretty decent, I might have to try it out.

Granite, as in rock??

yes, granite as in rock
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yes, granite as in rock
Seems like it'd be kinda weird, lol. How does that help it?
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Seems like it'd be kinda weird, lol. How does that help it?
It isolates the speakers from the floor - if you stand speakers on suspended floorboards then the vibrations from the speakers pass down through the bottom of the speaker and into the floor which can create resonance (the floor can add to the sound and make the sound bad).

I'm sure soloz or someone else who knows more will elaborate or tell me I'm wrong
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It isolates the speakers from the floor - if you stand speakers on suspended floorboards then the vibrations from the speakers pass down through the bottom of the speaker and into the floor which can create resonance (the floor can add to the sound and make the sound bad).

I'm sure soloz or someone else who knows more will elaborate or tell me I'm wrong
What if the speakers are on a desk, or on stands? You wouldn't put the subwoofer on the granite would you?
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What if the speakers are on a desk, or on stands? You wouldn't put the subwoofer on the granite would you?
For a desk then you'd use something like the Auralex Pads such as Noname has used here



With my stands I use Blu-tac between the speakers and stands - some people use sound isolating foams and I dont see any reason you couldn't place the stands on a granite slab if the resonance was really that bad.

My stands really helped, I think mostly because my speakers were directly on my desk so I was getting lots of unwanted boomy bass, now the bass is nice and tight

EDIT:

I mis-read and missed the subwoofer bit - and yes people put subs on paving slabs - some even put a slab ontop aswell. You can also get an Auralex Subdude which are a version of those speaker foams - for a sub
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For a desk then you'd use something like the Auralex Pads such as Noname has used here



With my stands I use Blu-tac between the speakers and stands - some people use sound isolating foams and I dont see any reason you couldn't place the stands on a granite slab if the resonance was really that bad.

My stands really helped, I think mostly because my speakers were directly on my desk so I was getting lots of unwanted boomy bass, now the bass is nice and tight

EDIT:

I mis-read and missed the subwoofer bit - and yes people put subs on paving slabs - some even put a slab ontop aswell. You can also get an Auralex Subdude which are a version of those speaker foams - for a sub

Hey that's flattering that you are using my setup!
And yes, the mopads work great
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I think I need some of those..
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Woah, I have that same mouse pad! And that same mouse! And that same keyboard! And that same monitor! XD
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Woah, I have that same mouse pad! And that same mouse! And that same keyboard! And that same monitor! XD
LOL wow what are the odds
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Here's a picture of my setup:

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