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Lyd II Isolation Feet From Alto-Extremo - The Audiophile Man
Helping to reduce noise in and around your hi-fi components, Paul Rigby reviews the Alto Extremo Lyd II Isolation Feet The idea of isolation feet is that you place them under your hi-fi components. They then help to protect your hi-fi from micro vibrations as well as offering the component an escape path for veiling noise, allowing it to drain away from the above component. The upshot? Improved, clearer sonics. These tough, meaty feet can be utilised under any hi-fi box, including speakers. They’re even strong enough to support a hi-fi rack. Weighing in at 100g per ‘puck’, each foot spans around 42mm in height and 64mm in diameter. One end displays a damping ring while the other offers an M8 thread (a tad under 8mm in diameter, that is – the ‘M’ signifies that the bolt is measured in metric) so, if your component is compatible, you can replace your original component feet with the Lyd IIs. Although there is no height adjustment option, the Aluminium bodied puck is self-adjusting, compensating for uneven surfaces. The inner component of stainless steel resting on a brass ball is flexible so the feet can tilt to the side. Ideal if you decide to …