Audio Prism Iso-Bearings Are Back!
After an absence of too many years, the very popular AudioPrism IsoBearings are finally available again! IsoBearings are outstanding isolation devices which absorb a ridiculous amount of vibrational energy, allowing components to perform their best regardless of what they're sitting on. IsoBearings provide true isolation for any component, but especially for those placed on glass shelves, thin MDF frames or even in elegant furniture that was never intended for audiophile use.
Inserting Iso-Bearings under virtually any component creates a startling improvement in resolution and inner definition. Midrange and treble become smoother and more extended with much more texture. Bass becomes deeper, more powerful and more controlled. Noise levels are sharply reduced, resulting in an overall ease of presentation that is wholly seductive.
Iso-Bearings are composed of two parts, the globe and the cup. The Globe is a unique elastomer with an extraordinarily high damping factor, dissipating nearly 100% of the energy that enters the globe. The Cup is machined from a single piece of Delrin, a plastic-like material with excellent damping characteristics. The Delrin cup is then bonded to a brass baseplate, and a thin layer of elastomer is applied to the bottom for additional isolation. Iso-Bearings are so effective that Audio Prism used to do a demo at shows where they would smash the head of a hammer into the globe of an IsoBearing 3.3 and it wouldn't bounce!
IsoBearing 2.5 vs 3.3
IsoBearings are designed to accommodate any type of component. The 2.5 is designed for smaller or lighter components where a high-level of vibration control is essential. The 3.3 is designed for heavier components which require a greater level of vibration control, especially at lower frequencies.