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Pneupod Pneumatic Isolation Device

Pneupod Pneumatic Isolation Device
Pneupod Pneumatic Isolation Device

We announced earlier this year that we are excited to now be offering pneumatic isolation with a different, clever form factor in the form of the Pneupods ($975/3; $1295/4) from a new audiophile company called Pneuance Audio. A precision set of USA-manufactured footers with highly durable rubber bladders, these are very simple to set correctly for the weight distribution of the component in question and they should not require periodic air top up.

In days gone by pneumatic isolation platforms, especially for turntables, were a pretty big deal. Derived from platforms originally developed for use under electron microscopes, these were state of the art isolation for audio electronics as well. But they came at a serious price.

The first version of the Pneuance design, released in 2018, handles up to 20 lbs (= 9kg) of weight per piece, so a set of 3 can hold up to a 60 lb component; use a set of 4 for 80 lbs. And just shipping: a double weight-bearing version now available for heavier electronics.

Sonically we have always loved compressed air for isolation. It really is the classic lifting of veils. You should check these out through The Cable Library!  For more information take a look at the 5 minute set up demo and the manufacturer's website.

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