Mandatory TT Accessory: Isolation Base
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    Mandatory TT Accessory: Isolation Base

    I've been having issues with my VPI Prime since I purchased it over a year ago. I got mechanical feedback no matter what I tried doing to alleviate the problem. It was sitting on a 3" maple slab which in turn was supported by isolation footers, all on top of a Timbernation maple rack on a hardwood floor. When I walked near the turntable I’d get loud thumping sounds coming through the speakers. So today I borrowed an HRS S1 isolation base from a local retailer and geez, what a difference! No more feedback no matter how hard I stomped on the floor. Music no longer sounds like mush, the highs sparkle and the bass is rock solid. Needless to say, I will not be returning the base.
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    Re: Mandatory TT Accessory: Isolation Base

    My solution to the same problem, a Minus K isolation base. It did wonders...

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    Re: Mandatory TT Accessory: Isolation Base

    Thanks for the headsup , BTW , with Suspended tables , never ever had feedback