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Post by pax-eterna »

If such a thing exists?

I've got a couple of the JBL Eon 10's as floor monitors and they do have the angled corner but it's only JUST enough and they are prone to rolling over.

Is there any sort of angled bracket or stay to keep them from doing this?
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Post by resistorman »

I've seen homemade wooden cradles for them. Doubt there's a commercial product.
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What about one of those little stands for getting guitar combo amps just off of the floor?
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pax-eterna wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:44 am If such a thing exists?

I've got a couple of the JBL Eon 10's as floor monitors and they do have the angled corner but it's only JUST enough and they are prone to rolling over.

Is there any sort of angled bracket or stay to keep them from doing this?

There certainly are stands specifically designed to support monitors... I have two and they worked well on the couple of occasions when I used them. They fold completely flat so are easily transportable. I haven't a clue where I bought them or the brand.

PM me for pics if you want to know more... and if you're in the UK we could probably come to 'an arrangement' as I no longer use them... ;):)

Update: Just done some rootling... they are Stagg GAS-3.2
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Post by James Perrett »

Studiospares used to sell monitor stands for their own brand speakers. I don't know if they still do.
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Mike Stranks wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:15 am
There certainly are stands specifically designed to support monitors... I have two and they worked well on the couple of occasions when I used them. They fold completely flat so are easily transportable. I haven't a clue where I bought them or the brand.

PM me for pics if you want to know more... and if you're in the UK we could probably come to 'an arrangement' as I no longer use them... ;):)

Update: Just done some rootling... they are Stagg GAS-3.2

Cool, thanks. I'll research them. I am in Oz so probs not practical :)
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James Perrett wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:22 pm Studiospares used to sell monitor stands for their own brand speakers. I don't know if they still do.

thank you I will have a look.
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Post by pax-eterna »

Thanks, but neither are really suitable for the application. I might get some solid foam and make some cutouts in the shape of the speaker back. It just needs to stop the ease with which it can roll so doesn't need to be much.
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Post by blinddrew »

I just made a couple of wooden wedges and put some grip tape on one side.
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Post by shufflebeat »

I've had a similar issue recently. The amp stand wasn't appropriate because they're designed for guitar amps with connections on the front and powered speakers with connections on the back are vulnerable to damage and some of the people I work with are a bit clumsy.

Wooden wedges are good but move about in relation to each other (front/rear) and can be a bit heavy.

My latest prototype which I haven't used in anger yet involves lengths of garden shed guttering (small, light, black) used as an arched wedge, one at the front and two shorter at the back with a gap between for connections, all held together with some neoprene sheet from a kitchen centre (fancy placemat). The whole thing rolls up into itself for transport.
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Fair enough all...

... anyone interested in two virtually new guitar amp stands? :lol:
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shufflebeat wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:52 am Wooden wedges are good but move about in relation to each other (front/rear) and can be a bit heavy.

Hence the grip tape. If you've not encountered it, it's pretty magical stuff.
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