I don't hear anything from my Theta, which is sitting on Vibrapods.
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I have a 9000ES and find that it is noisy too. It's a little less noisy than the Pioneer DVD transport I had prior to owning the Sony. My CD transport (Levinson #37) has virtually no noise. Elgordo's suggestion of vibra pods is worth a try. I used them with the Pioneer and they definitely reduced the noise--it also improved the sound and image quality a bit.
No Khokugo, Soundcoat is a 1/8 inch thick vibration reducing sheet with adhesive on one side, used where vibration damping is wanted/desireable. It can be used on the side and bottom panels as well. Many of us in the late 1980's used this stuff to the extreme, you may want to try smaller pieces and gradually add more. I'd have to dig through a stack of paperwork to find Michael Percy's phone #, maybe someone here has it easily available?
I've read references to noisy transports on two units I've owned, Parasound and now Cambridge, and this subject keeps coming up. Neither of mine have audible noise during play and I have to believe that there is a fault with these noisy units that could be remedied with service. Huh? What did you say?