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Wee Bee Audio Video
(717) 399-9926
1305 Manheim Park Wee Bee Audio Video
Lancaster, PA
MAX Audio-Video
(717) 898-2920
1064 Snapper Dam Road
Landisville, PA
Designing for Individuals with Special Needs, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Lighting Control, Multi-Room Controls, Wire and Cable / Power Management, Energy Management / LEED, Home Health, iPhone / iPad integration
We do not represent any specific manufacturer or brand. Instead, we design and create a system that is easy to use, with a functionality that is customer specific.
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- James Macaulay, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Elliott Maher, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Grimwood's Home Systems
(717) 484-4309
13 Barnhill Road
Denver, PA
Wolf Furniture
(717) 209-6940
2040 Bennett Avenue
Lancaster, PA
Custom Ordering, Decorating/Design Services, Delivery, Fabric/Leather Protection, In Stock Availability, In-Store Pick-up, Professional Interior Design Services, Third Party Financing
Membership Organizations - Certified Retailer

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Lancaster County Upholstery Inc
(717) 569-3281
1665 Manheim Pike
Lancaster, PA
Glick Audio and Video
(717) 397-4244
1920B Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA
Creative Systems
(717) 625-2262
P.O. Box 300 Creative Systems
Lititz, PA
Armstrong Ceiling Systems
P.O. Box 3001
Lancaster, PA
Schwartz Upholstering
(717) 393-9287
1953 New Holland Pike
Lancaster, PA
Carl Hostetter's Upholstery
(717) 394-3857
108 Elmwood Rd
Lancaster, PA
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Solidsteel 6.2


6.2 Audio Table

as reviewed by John Acton




Just as with almost anything in life, audiophilia is a hobby rife with compromise. Audiophiles are necessarily limited in their selection of an audio system by numerous factors, the largest of which is typically budget. The eternal conundrum for us music lovers is—where does the hard-earned money go?  Better components? Better speakers? Better cabling? Power conditioning? Acoustical treatments for the room? It can become quite a balancing act to ensure that we realize the most bang for our buck as we approach a prospective upgrade. One aspect on which many audiophiles (myself included) tend to short-change themselves, is mechanical support and isolation for their systems. We keep hearing how pernicious the effects of vibration can be on a high-end audio system, but it's all too convenient to spend that money on something that seems to make a more ostensible difference. With the addition of the Solidsteel 6.2 Audio Table to my system, I have become convinced that a proper rack for housing one's system is as tantamount to overall system success as any other component.

Solidsteel is an Italian maker of audio/video racks and supports for a wide range of budgets and applications. Founded by two enthusiasts, one a prominent distributor of high-end audio equipment in Italy, the other a former engineer with Ducati, the company introduced its first audio racks in 1991. With their racks quickly garnering international acclaim for their unique blend of performance, aesthetics and relative affordability, Solidsteel has since expanded its distribution to more than 30 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Australia.

Regardless of price-point, all Solidsteel audio/video racks share a number of common characteristics designed to eradicate the influence of vibrations on a system's performance. The tubular frame employed in every Solidsteel rack is constructed of steel and finished in a special anti-resonant paint (black or silver), and the frame is further reinforced with a crimped steel bar at the end of every tube. Profligate mechanical resonance is dumped from the rack into the floor via height-adjustable spikes. The spikes are removable, to allow for the metal tubes to be filled with lead shot, sand or other material to further damp the rigid frame, if desired. Each shelf is isolated from one another, and from the overall frame, by duraluminium cones, which act to suppress and drain component-generated resonances. The shelves themselves are produced from high-density MDF, and are finished in anti-resonant paint (black or silver to match the frame).  Lastly, the height of each rack, and the associated spacing between the shelves, represents a carefully-chosen balance of performance and aesthetic goals.

The focus of this review is the Solidsteel 6.2 Audio Table, which represents the two-shelf version of the company's flagsh...

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