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Vibrapod At Fred's Sound Of Music Audio Video Inc.

VIBRAPOD™ Isolators and Cones reduce inherent vibrations that degrade the sound quality of your audio/video system. VIBRAPOD Isolators were designed to isolate your components from vibration in both the horizontal and vertical planes. VIBRAPOD Cones work best in the vertical plane however when combined with VIBRAPOD Isolators they enhance isolation in the horizontal plane.You will notice an extended more defined bass, improved imaging and sound stage, greater dynamics and detail, plus sharper video images. See improvements in CD, DVD Players, DSS Receivers, Laserdisc Players & Transports,  DAC's, Pre amps, Power Amplifiers,  Integrated’s, Turntables, Tuners and Speakers. Fred's Sound Of Music stocks VIBRAPOD products.  Complete owner’s manual (pdf).

If your components are heavier on one side than another, use a combination of Models 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 VIBRAPOD Isolators placing the Models 3, 4, or 5 VIBRAPOD Isolators under the heaviest area of your component and either the Models 1, 2, or 3 VIBRAPOD Isolators under the lighter areas.


Vibrapod Cones may be placed with the ball up or ball down. You can use 3 or 4. We suggest 4. If you are currently using a VIBRAPOD Sandwich you can easily place the Cones on the Domes of the Vibrapod Isolators. This will work with as many Vibrapod Isolators as you are currently using.
Components will slide on the ball. There are several ways to cure this. Place the ball of the Cone into the footer. The ball should be in contact with the screw in the footer, if there is one, and the soft area of the Cone should not touch the footer. Another way is to remove the unit's feet and allow the ball to rest in the screw hole.
With the ball down there is less sliding but the ball might mar fine wood finishes.  If the feet are 1 5/8" or larger, put the Cone directly under the feet. Otherwise remove the feet and substitute with cones. If you use VIBRAPOD Isolators you simply place the Cone on the Dome.  When combining VIBRAPOD Isolators and Cones use the weight that an Isolator can support for the combination.

Vibrapod Isolators and Cones can leave rings on woods, acrylics, and painted surfaces. They may also dissolve the paint, especially if it is lacquer. To protect these surfaces and your equipment please use BAR COASTERS, Card Stock paper or Playing Cards between the VIBRAPOD Isolators and these surfaces.