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Postby RobinC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:15 pm

I have a pair of Adam a7xs that came with some freebie Adam hall stands. The same stands seem to be badged by various manufacturers and consist of a triangular base, pole and a plate on top to sit the speaker.

They don’t seem sturdy to me and the height adjust options are limited to several predrlled holes. On the lowest setting the tweeters are slightly above my ears (I’m 5ft 10, so not tall but not short either)

Anyone got any recommendations for something sturdier. Happy to spend up to £300
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby Luke W » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:23 pm

I got mine from Custom Design after seeing them recommend on here. Made to exactly the height I wanted and they're incredibly sturdy. Nice people to deal with as well.

https://www.customdesign.co.uk/
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby RobinC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:13 pm

Thanks for the suggestion will take a look
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby CS70 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:49 am

I have the same (they have been unused for years, as they were a temporary solution when I was moving).. if you fill them with heavy material, such as small pebbles, they do the job just fine. As of adjustments, I didn't find the holes particularly limiting - the height adjustment of your seating makes just as much difference...

My main gripe was the fact that the base was small and scared the heck out of me, so I made myself a clamp out of some wood and acoustic pads, so that they wouldn't fall off.
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby Dan LB » Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:33 pm

Check out Towersonic.

http://www.towersonic.com/

We have all of our KH310s on the T-S1 model and they’re very solid.
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:17 pm

Good call. I was quite impressed with the Towersonics I reviewed a way back: https://www.soundonsound.com/reviews/studio-essentials
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby RobinC » Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:29 pm

The towers I S look very good , may have to save up for a little longer, thanks for the suggestion
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Re: Monitor stand recommendations

Postby Dan LB » Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:26 am

RobinC wrote:The towers I S look very good , may have to save up for a little longer, thanks for the suggestion


If you do go for them, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed at all :thumbup:
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