Anyone tried different Isolation Feet for BC Tube Preamp?

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Anyone tried different Isolation Feet for BC Tube Preamp?

Post by DJCOUS » Mon Oct 20, 2014 9:44 pm

I was wondering if anyone has noticed any improvements by trying different aftermarket feet under Blue Circle tube preamps? My gear sits on a pretty thin wood shelf and there is vibration especially when the laptop is on.
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Post by Clave » Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:22 am

Here is an older thread on that topic. Seven years after posting that query, I'm still using the DH Cones. They do seem to tighten things up a bit, though in the long run a good shelf is probably the best solution. ... t=dh+cones

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Post by garyj » Tue Oct 21, 2014 6:14 pm

i use stillpoints, but it is on a thick mapleshade stand so really cannot say how would work otherwise

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Post by bjh » Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:17 pm

I use "spring" type footers on my Blue Circle BC3000-II to good effect. Unfortunately I can't tell you where to get them because they were 'discovered' by a buddy while visiting Italy. They are in fact glass holder I understand ... no kidding.

However before the "spring-ies" I used Solid Tech - Feet of Silence. There were almost as effective, but also fairly expensive as footers go.

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Post by k-Dub » Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:00 pm

I also like the DH Cones, or Aluminum Coned footers... With Blue Circle gears, and their huge power supplies on board, I often find what ever footers work well under power supplies, work well under BC Gear. I use Isolation to get the stage right... and power cords to adjust the voicing of the gear (if needed).

I would just stay away from anything Brass - it viels hall info and stage info, Venue Acoustic as G$ says... In addition to killing PRaT, it looses some of that layered, vivid palpabilty - that 2c3d thing - or the holographic staging the Blue Circle gear does in spades.

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