Should I put my speakers on spikes?

Spikes are good for one thing and one thing only… To COUPLE the speakers to the floor. Not ISOLATE as some would advertise. Speaker Spikes COUPLE by JOINING the speaker to the floor and make the whole speaker more solid.

Do speaker isolation spikes work?

Speaker Spike Test Results The speaker spikes did work. They reduce the low frequency vibration transfer to the speaker stand, although they did have less effect on the high frequency transfer. This does make sense though, when sound travels through a cone from the small end to the larger end the sound is amplified.

What are the spikes in audio called?

In short, they are spikes (sometimes referred to as ‘cones’) which will screw into the base of your stand (or plinth) and – with four of them in place (for typical stands and plinth formations) in each corner, they will function as spikey feet.

Do speakers need rubber feet?

I’ve seen people with big floor standing speakers in a room sitting on a natural hardwood floor which is not perfectly flat and smooth, and at some frequencies you could actually hear some buzzing coming from the underside of the speaker. So yes, you absolutely need feet of some sort.

Do speaker feet make a difference?

“The most impactful benefit of getting stands is added distance between your speakers and surfaces. It keeps early reflections to a minimum. And that’s especially important for the speakers’ low-end performance.”

Does filling speaker stands make a difference?

Every frequency that resonates will ring like that when excited by the speaker sitting atop the stand. Filling the stands makes a pretty significant difference in clarity as a result.

Should you use spikes for subwoofer?

Yes there is science, you generally want to decouple the speaker from the floor. The spikes are really for carpets. It’s especially important for subs. Svs sells special footies for that and includes them in their higher end subs.