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Recently picked up a pair of M-Audio AV40s and am looking for something to give 'em a boost on my desk.
(want to bring'em up to ear level + isolate the sound/vibration etc).

I've found a couple of sound isolation pads like this & this, but they're a bit too big (width/depth) IMO.
It'd be really nice if I could find something that's as close as possible to the dimensions (6" W / 7.25" D) of the speakers or somethat that allows to be custom cut maybe?

If it helps I've attached a pic, to see the space I'm working with etc.

Thanks in advance! smile.gif
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I was going to get those Auralexs also, but I decided not to in the end. I don't have much room on my desk, so I would rather a tall vertical stand instead of that. If all else fails, find someone who is good with woodwork and make a nice set of wooden ones.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/498804/my-custom-m-audio-av-40-speaker-stands
    
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I was going to get those Auralexs also, but I decided not to in the end. I don't have much room on my desk, so I would rather a tall vertical stand instead of that. If all else fails, find someone who is good with woodwork and make a nice set of wooden ones.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/498804/my-custom-m-audio-av-40-speaker-stands

Oh wow, something like that but a little shorter would be absolutely perfect.
I just cant believe there aren't any kind of stands like that for desktops pre-made.
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Furniture-Quality-Hardwood-Speaker-Stands/dp/B0007W6VFE"]Amazon.com: Furniture Quality Hardwood Speaker Stands: Electronics[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Auralex-MOPAD-Monitor-Isolation-Charcoal/dp/B0002D0B4K/ref=pd_bxgy_MI_img_b"]Amazon.com: Auralex MOPAD Monitor Isolation Pads, Charcoal, 1 pair: Musical Instruments[/ame]


http://cgi.ebay.com/LOVAN-6-INCH-JAZZ-3-POST-SPEAKER-STAND-/150363201174?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2302585e96

there's not too many options forr short speaker stands.. i think most people use mopads or make their own
Edited by koven - 2/26/11 at 10:31am
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Those Lovans look perfect, but OMG the price eek.gif
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Yeah that price is killer. The stands cost more than I got the speakers for. >.> I would be more satisfied if I made them myself.
    
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post #7 of 9
You can make something like this for about $45. I might be selling mine as I need something slightly bigger for my RP5.

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I would rather the wood alternative, but that is just me.
    
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Mopads get my vote.
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