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gasolin
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What to use under my subwoofer? (feet)

I have a dali E 12F subwoofer on a tile, with spikes under the subwoofer.

I would like some feet under my tile or under my subwoofer(mabye both) instead of the spikes.

I have seen the sonic design feet where the feet for cd's amp's where recommended to me(don't know if they are high enough) for a okay price (only need for 1 speaker not a set for 2 speakers which cost twice as much)

http://www.areadvd.de/images/2013/Dali_ZensorSet/Dali_Zensor_SubE-12F_Un... (as i mentioned i don't know if the feet are high enough)

http://www.sonicdesign.se/sdfeet.html

I could also buy some deflex superpods, although i think they are a bit expensive, live in denmark so delivery isn't free(have ordered the small ones for my 2 small amps that i am wanting to see/hear if they make a differnce) http://www.mains-cables-r-us.co.uk/equipment-supports/625-deflex-audio-s....

What would you recommend me, feet under my tile and use the spikes on my subwoofer?

Feet like the sonic design or superpods under my subwoofer (if they are high enough)and nothing under my tile

Or the last option feet under my tile and subwoofer? (would use the same ones, only difference would be the ones under the tile is a version that can handle higher weight, then the ones under the subwoofer)

Have heard that something like the sonic design and superpods feet are often better then spikes

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Tile?

You keep mentioning "tile" but don't explain.

Is your flooring ceramic tile? Is it vinyl tile?

Does your home have a concrete slab floor or a supported off-ground wood floor, with wooden floor joists?

If you just want to protect the floor from the spikes, you can just place a coin under each one.

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Wooden floor a http://damifo

Wooden floor a http://damifo.dk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Beton-som-fliser-eller-til-g... (40x40x5cm about 16x16x2")and the standard spike under my subwoofer.

The gray bracket (or what ever you would call it) is 38 mm heigh, the deflex superpods is just 40mm so it's just okay in height (a little taller would have been perfect) price for the superpods i think is a bit to high.

I want to use something else to get better sound then using standard (cheap) spikes, the sonic design and deflex superpods seems to be good (but a little pricey), don't think the sd feet are tall enough (couldn't find out how tall the sd feet are).

Spikes is okay but as i mentioned those rubber,foam,silicone feet ofte gives better sound then spikes, the tile (first link) is very cheap less then 4$/3€ and will protect you woodenfloor when using spikes, so i bougth one.

Not shure about feet under the tile and spikes under my subwoofer, only rubber feet under the subwoofer,rubber feet on both or only feet under my subwoofer and no tile

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Spikes

I suggest that you NOT use anything with rubber or other cushioning material under the subwoofer.

Use metal spikes and possibly a coin under each one.

The coupling to the floor needs to be positive and SOLID; no soft material of any kind.

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