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Old 05-12-2018, 02:15 PM
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Just purchased Ultra 6ís for my McIntosh mono blocks from the Maestro Ivan. As always he was an absolute pleasure to deal with and is the man. Curious who else is using Stillpoints with their McIntosh amps and how your using them. Are you using the adapters/threads and just replacing the stock feet? Or are you strategically placing them under the chassis of the amp? And if so where is the sweet spot? Thank you.
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Old 05-12-2018, 02:27 PM
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Just purchased Ultra 6’s for my McIntosh mono blocks from the Maestro Ivan. As always he was an absolute pleasure to deal with and is the man. Curious who else is using Stillpoints with their McIntosh amps and how your using them. Are you using the adapters/threads and just replacing the stock feet? Or are you strategically placing them under the chassis of the amp? And if so where is the sweet spot? Thank you.
Joshua.......I am using Stillpoints Ultra Mini's under preamps, source components, and DAC's. I am using Stillpoints Ultra SS under my two McIntosh MC2301 power amplifiers. If you haven't already, you may enjoy reading my Stillpoints Ultra SS Review.
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Old 05-12-2018, 02:29 PM
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Wow, I bet the Ultra 6's will sound great under your Mc mono's. I have just the Ultra SS under my 601's and thought they were worth it. Ivan sent me the treaded adaptors so I am using them threaded directly into the 601's replacing the stock feet. Because of the size and weight of the amps I was afraid to just have the amps resting on the Stillpoints. I do like having the Stillpoints on Symposium platforms for even more isolation.
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Joshua.......I am using Stillpoints Ultra Mini's under preamps, source components, and DAC's. I am using Stillpoints Ultra SS under my two McIntosh MC2301 power amplifiers. If you haven't already, you may enjoy reading my Stillpoints Ultra SS Review.


I read your review and it was a great read! Really well written and informative. I wish I could write that well just once! I read that you used the McIntosh adapters which I am leaning towards doing. I am posing the question bc I read that Bruce from Stillpoints recommends not using the threads and instead placing the Ultra 6ís under the chassis without the adapters. Which leaves me uncertain as what to do as I am getting conflicting advice from 2 sources that I trust. So was wondering what other people were doing out there.
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Old 05-12-2018, 02:41 PM
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Wow, I bet the Ultra 6's will sound great under your Mc mono's. I have just the Ultra SS under my 601's and thought they were worth it. Ivan sent me the treaded adaptors so I am using them threaded directly into the 601's replacing the stock feet. Because of the size and weight of the amps I was afraid to just have the amps resting on the Stillpoints. I do like having the Stillpoints on Symposium platforms for even more isolation.


Thank you, I canít wait to get them installed under the amps! I am leaning towards the thread way as well but then I canít use the ultra bases that way. This hobby is going to cause me to pull all of my hair out of my head haha
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Thank you, I can’t wait to get them installed under the amps! I am leaning towards the thread way as well but then I can’t use the ultra bases that way. This hobby is going to cause me to pull all of my hair out of my head haha
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Ivan, thatís funny!

My vote is strategic placement under power supplies, transformers etc based on playing with this - try both minor investment and let you guide yourself
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How did it go with the Ultra 6's?

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How did it go with the Ultra 6's?

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I ended up going a different route. Used Stillpoints 5ís under my speakers and Stillpoints SSís under all my components
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