Anti-Vibration Barrels

PatheWings PW-AVB  [Ø 58mm / 2.28″]

AVB is an innovative shock absorber, enabling effective separation of sensitive audio equipment (turntables, CD players, amplifiers, columns, etc.) from the ground it stands on.

For many years we have been interested in vibroacoustic processes, in particular the identification of vibroacoustic energy permeation, including characterization of sources, and effective methods of reducing vibration, pulsation and unwanted resonances. For five years, we’ve used our passion and experience to create another unique product of PatheWings that improves sound quality when listening to music.

AVB was developed and constructed during the testing of different materials. The materials used were selected because they offered the best vibration-dampening properties.

The materials used are:

• PanzerWood® – ennobled, concentrated laminated wood with very special mechanical, physical and functional properties. Through its unique structure, construction and the arrangement of the wood fibers it has extraordinary properties for neutralizing energy – it absorbs occurring oscillations, vibrations and resonance.  PanzerWood® has a very high density of more than 1200 kg / m3 and an isotropic structure – which is a defining characteristic of PanzerWood®. This means that it has the same physical properties in all directions, particularily strength, density, elasticity, and vibration frequency. These unique characteristics result in PanzerWood® having excellent vibration damping properties. Through of the unique build it ensure the best vibration absorption properties one every part of audio equipment.

• Soft and durable felt from a leading German company.

The combination of these different materials leads to our AVB effectively eliminating vibrations, resonances and pulsations, both audible, and inaudible to the human ear.

The most important characteristics of AVB are:

– Diameter: 58 mm (2.28 inches)
– Vibroacoustic noise reduction
– Optimal separation of the used audio-systems
– Effective prevention of unwanted resonances
– Dampening of vibrations
– Effective isolation of the columns from the floor or ground, which will provide not only better sound, but also peace with the neighbors, since no energy is transferred to the ground
– Can be used with any audio-system, regardless of the system having legs or not.
– Only 30 mm thick .
– Suitable for use with any kind of columns, regardless of what kind of leg-system it has. .
– Precise and easy setting up, through the availability of different diameters.
– The felt enables easy moving of all equipment, and also protects against scratches during the move

Ideal For:
• Turntables of every type and make
• Laser disc players, TVs, projectors, DVD players, etc.
• Preamps, power amps, pre-main amps, tube amps, solid state amps, etc.
• CD players, analog players
• High end D / A converters
• Speakers of any size or type

Permissible weight for each piece of AVB: 350kg