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Symposium Acoustics's Svelte Plus Shelf
Racks and Stands by Symposium Acoustics
The Svelte Plus is an expanded version of the Svelte Shelf, with a center foam section twice as thick as the center foam section of the standard Svelte Shelf. In addition, the foam section of the Svelte Plus is protected by textured vinyl edgebanding, similar to that found on the Ultra Platform. Including its polished stainless steel top and bottom, total thickness is approximately 1.125 inches or 2.9 cm.
A more affordable alternative to the Super Plus and Ultra Platforms, the Svelte Plus is a synergistic combination with hard equipment footers and a perfect interface for Symposium Rollerblocks. Doubling the internal foam section increases damping power, isolation effectiveness and rigidity, and allows further benefits in transient preservation, microdynamics, timber resolution and top-to-bottom musicality.
The increase in isolation and damping makes the Svelte Plus an excellent choice for analog turntables (see photo links), but its greater effectiveness will be appreciated with all components, including digital players, preamplifiers, amplifiers, and power conditioners. The Svelte Plus is also a good choice for larger loudspeakers, since its modest thickness will not overly impact tweeter height.
Weight capacity is similar to the Svelte Shelf, but with greater rigidity, yielding increased cantilever strength when placed on widely-spaced supports. If uniform bottom support is provided (that is, if the platform is supported at its center as well as at its perimeter), the Svelte Plus will support hundreds of pounds without any problem. However, its usefulness is not limited to heavier components, since it is as effective and as much at ease with small components as it is with large loudspeakers. Stock sizes are the same as available with the Svelte Shelf; please call or email for pricing quote.