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Townshend Audio
For nearly five decades the team of highly qualified engineers at Townshend Audio have been working towards building the hi-fi system of your, and lets be frank their, dreams. Their quest is to find the best solution for every problem in the audio replay chain and build the ideal high fidelity music reproduction system is guided by common sense and sound engineering practice. 
To create this system they had to re-visit almost every component, from source to speaker. Along the way they encountered many unproductive dead-ends and established that there was no single technology or silver bullet that could transform an ordinary hi-fi into an excellent one. 

Townshend Seismic Speaker Bars (Set of 4 bars)
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    • Produce a wider and deeper sound stage.

    • Enhance clarity throughout the whole frequency range.

    • Improve bass definition.

    • Eliminate structure-borne feedback between the speaker and vibration sensitive equipment.

    • Allow for neighbour friendly high level listening.

    • Eliminate irritating boom caused by coupling through the floor to adjacent rooms.


Seismic Isolation Bars are designed to break the acoustic connection between the speakers and the floor, thus preventing the passage of unwanted vibration between the two. Used in pairs under any speaker, be it floor standing, stand-mounted or sub-woofers. 

Because of the very compliant nature of the Seismic Load Cells™, the speakers effectively float in the room at frequencies above 3 Hz. Each bar comprises a very strong steel cross-piece with raised ends under which are attached two Seismic Load Cells™. 

When installed you experience The Seismic Effect! The sound improves dramatically, with wider stage width and greater depth and the sound becomes independent of the speakers. Bass becomes tighter and more real, with thuddy boom greatly reduced. A major plus is that the sound of the speakers is no longer transmitted through the structure of the building with the same intensity so your neighbours will probably not hear your music! 

Conventional so-called rigid supports (spikes or cones) aim to hold the speaker cabinet ‘still’ at audio frequencies. However there will be coupling between the speaker and the floor and myriad resonance set up by the mass of the cabinet reacting with the unavoidable springiness of the floor, which can cause vibration of the building structure in the audio band.
The singular Seismic Load Cell is available with six different weight capacities, ranging progressively from 1kg up to 32kg. Virtually any weight of equipment can be isolated. 

The spring rates are as follows:

Spring Min weight Max weight Colour Code
AA 1kg (2lb) 2kg (4lb) Red
A 2kg (4lb) 4kg (9lb) Orange
B 4kg (9lb) 8kg (17lB) Yellow
C 8kg (17lb) 16kg (35lb) Green
D 16kg (35lb) 32kg (70lb) Blue
E 32kg (70lb) 64kg (140lb) Silver
The maximum load when using four E springs is 256kg (560lb). For loads above this, eight or more load cells may be required.

We have several deomonstation areas in both of our branches. Please give us a call on 03435236169 or email support@kronosav.com to enquire about hearing products at your local branch. 

Please always contact us before to make sure the product(s) are available

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

DPD gives you an hourly window for delivery so you can make sure you are home, and you can of course track your parcel all the way from despatch to your front door, offering you peace of mind. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

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Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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If you have any question, please feel free to call us on 03435236169 or email support@kronosav.com