Managing mains power distribution in a project studio can be frustrating. Simple plug-boards are cheap and easy, but professional rackmounted mains distribution units (MDUs) allow neat centralised cabling.
All the stands in this range are intended to decouple a speaker from the desk or studio furniture on which it sits. Where this model differs is in its size — 17 inches wide by nine inches deep, making it suitable for speakers with a larger footprint.
I'd normally be very sceptical if somebody said they'd come up with an all-analogue pedal-sized preamp that could emulate not only the tonal coloration but also the power stage harmonic characteristics of a particular valve amplifier