1) Initial Placement

Place FAT PADZ on the support surface, such as shown here on the top level of a Basic Shelf Isis Rack. Spread them out so that they will contact the bottom of your component, but not touch the feet of the component.

2) Position the Component

Best results generally occur when FAT PADZ are placed between 1 and 3 inches (2.5 to 7.5 cm) in from the outer edges of the component.

3) Touch Fat Pad Sides Against Protruding Screws

Fat Padz are energy drainage devices- and protruding screw heads, bolts, and other metal objects found on the bottom of most chassis are usually good mechanically conductive pathways to internal components. For best results, "butt" the side edges of the top plates of Fat Padz right against these screw heads, in order to mechanically ground internal circuit support structures. If you're using Fat Padz with a turntable, it's very beneficial to make contact with any stationary screw or bolt which is connected to the tonearm mounting system!

4) Finish

Your installation is complete! As with any "footer" devices which interact with nodal characteristics of the chassis, you will find that moving Fat Padz into different positions will affect results. Since Fat Padz use a relatively large surface contact area, these differences are minimized as opposed to one-point isolation or drainage devices, but depending upon how critical you are, you may want to experiment with different placements.

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