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Isolation Feet for Buttkicker (or other tactile transducers)

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Richard kipp, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. Richard kipp

    Richard kipp

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    Just purchased RaceRoom RR2000 chassis. The chassis comes with rubber feet, (6) #751 20 117 and (2) #751 20 119.

    Does anyone know if these rubber feet will successfully act as 'isolation feet' for tactile transducers (using 4 ButtKicker mini LFE transducers in chassis mode with SimVibe software)?

    Or, do I need to replace the stock rubber feet with actual isolation feet made for tactile transducers (see image below of Buttkicker Kinetic Isolator RDB-375)?

    I want to get the most kinetic/vibration transferred to the RR2000 chassis.

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  2. Richard kipp

    Richard kipp

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  3. Tim Meuris

    Tim Meuris

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    would a rubber 'carpet' (like the one in the trunk of my car) work?
     
  4. Richard kipp

    Richard kipp

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    Your question suggests, I should have taken my physics courses more seriously (LOL). I would assume that the density and thickness of the rubber, and the weigh it supports, are variables to determine the level of vibration absorption. I figured if the GE Vibration Pads could support a fully loaded washing machine, it could support an occupied rig. They have worked well for me so far.