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Tin posted a topic in Linn Owners Club and Forum's Hi-Fi Separates and ComponentsAs people from the old Linn forum will know, I have been a promotor of using standmounts together with one or more subwoofers over floorstanders. The benefits being: Budget friendlier Less visible real estate I have nothing against larger speakers per se, but as with Linn speakers the 2K and 3K arrays are the most distinct features in their speaker ranges, one can have 'the same' speaker as far as the mids and highs are concerned, while have a totally different speaker for its bass performance, and that makes subwoofers a very attractive proposition combined with the smaller speakers. As it happens I have accompagnied Paulssurround on a couple of occassions during his roadtrips (basically I was acting as his taxi driver) giving me the opportunity to hear different setups without room modes, so with their bass performance being as good as it gets. FSchmeisses Komris being the perfect 'as good as it gets' benchmark occassion, but I also heard Mrco99s tiny Klangadang speakers together with a small REL Stampede that I brought with me, and obviously there is my own setup with a pair of REL Strats Vs. As I'm not the brightest light in the universe, something kept nagging me for almost a year; Paul mentioned in Mrco99s house that the Stampede actually sounded better than my Stratas, and annoyingly he was correct. The lower end performance of my RELs goes deeper, deeper than Komris actually (*), but both the Komris as the REL Stampede sounded tighter. About 2 weeks ago I mentioned this again to Paul and he suggested that I would try out some Auralex Subdudes and place them underneath my RELs, which I did. I happen to have a wooden floor, and it is as bouncy as it gets. The effect being that the floor resonated heavily because of my downfiring subs, killing a lot of Bass energy with specific frequencies while making it all around less tight. Adding the Subdudes decoupled the subs from the springy floor and I'm thrilled with the results. The bass is tight, and with bass heavy tracks, the room gets so much energy, truly amazing. Drum kicks kick, double basses double as never before. So if you happen to have a springy wooden floor and you happen to have speakers or subs that get very low, try them Subdudes, y'all be amazed. The only downside is that they have a ridiculous name. Anyway, I no longer crave Komris. I'm sure that in a one-on-one comparison there will be differences, but the Subdudes have decreased the difference to a level that is very easy to live with. Also, Komris wouldn't physically fit in my room, so there's that. 🤔 *) This may be caused by my room working in my advantage, as it has a very friendly room mode lifting the subs performance around 10 to 12Hz.