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#146695 - 08/31/06 02:43 AM Subwoofer endtable
DrunkenWolf Offline
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Registered: 07/25/06
Posts: 133
Loc: Issaquah, WA
Don't these things vibrate too much to be used as a table? I see someone has put his M80's atop of EP500's-would they be stable?

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#146696 - 08/31/06 09:20 AM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: DrunkenWolf]
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6212
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
It would seem to me, theoretically, that, if properly constructed, a good subwoofer shouldn't vibrate at all. It should make everything else vibrate. I have a clock sitting on my EP500. So far it hasn't moved, and I just played the "Darla" scene from Finding Nemo for a friend last night. She nearly leaped into my lap (which, of course, was the point of playing the scene )

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#146697 - 08/31/06 09:30 AM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: DrunkenWolf]
medic8r Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6271
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
In the new copy of the Axiom newsletter, Alan mentions that it is OK to use Axiom subs for a table, such as putting a lamp on one. Like you, I was surprised by this, but in a good way, as in the WAF for my EP500 just went way up!
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#146698 - 08/31/06 09:35 AM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: Ajax]
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Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 7373
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
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She nearly leaped into my lap




Maybe Axiom could incorporate this into their marketing strategy.
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#146699 - 08/31/06 09:52 AM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: St_PatGuy]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6212
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
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She nearly leaped into my lap




Maybe Axiom could incorporate this into their marketing strategy.



LOL! Good idea!!!
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#146700 - 08/31/06 01:45 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: Ajax]
pmbuko Offline
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Registered: 04/02/03
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Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Did your bucket of popcorn have a hole in the bottom of it, too?
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#146701 - 08/31/06 01:47 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: pmbuko]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6212
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Such cheap subterfuge was NOT necessary!
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#146702 - 08/31/06 02:02 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: DrunkenWolf]
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Registered: 05/21/04
Posts: 54
I used my STF-2 as an end table for a couple of years and the only issue was that it wasn't really the best place sonically, but it worked fine nonetheless.

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#146703 - 08/31/06 02:02 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: Ajax]
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6271
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
You get 'em, tiger!
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#146704 - 08/31/06 02:03 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: ElTorrente]
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Registered: 05/03/03
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Loc: NoVA
I wish I had room for an end table...
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#146705 - 08/31/06 03:16 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: medic8r]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6212
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
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You get 'em, tiger!


I may be old, but I ain't dead (yet)!
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#146706 - 08/31/06 03:39 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: Ajax]
medic8r Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6271
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
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LOL at your graemlin/emoticon/Jack miniature. Said it before, will say it again - you are the king of smileys.
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#146707 - 08/31/06 03:52 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: medic8r]
mrnomas Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/16/05
Posts: 86
Loc: Florida
I've been trying to convince the wife that we need a second EP500 so that we can use the pair for speaker stands for our m22's. So far, no go...
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#146708 - 08/31/06 04:20 PM Re: Subwoofer endtable [Re: mrnomas]
RickF Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 5210
Loc: Vero Beach, Florida
>>> I've been trying to convince the wife that we need a second EP500 so that we can use the pair for speaker stands for our m22's. So far, no go...

Mrnomas whenever I casually *mentioned* to my (picky and 'everything must match') wife that I'd like to get another sub she said "You definitely need to get another one to match the one you have now...it doesn't look right standing there by itself". Try that approach, it just may work.

Of course that was prior to our home A/C unit having to be completely replaced unexpectedly ($$$).
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