Please help. Need solutions for monitor stands and speaker terminal adapters


hi sports fans!
I am considering the latest itteration of Joseph Audio Pulsars.

I found out they do not come with stands.

nor do they accept banana connections, only spades.

my ‘go to’ speaker cables (Syn Research Sig 10 active) are all bananas, of course.

anyone owning Pulsars that have found great stands for these speakers that don’t cost a couple appendages yet?

i was told the stands ought to be about two feet tall. other than that I’ve no clue on who to look at that offers stands for loudspeakers lately that aid or boost performance.

likewise, are there ‘quality’ e.g., audibly transparent adapters I can afix to the speaker terminals or my ‘all banana’ cables so I don’t have to have them reterminated?

your input here on these two matters would be a huge help.

Thanks much!  

    jim
blindjim
My advice is to build them yourself or hire a local carpenter or handyman. It's not difficult and you won't have to spend an arm or a leg.
The Cardas binding posts can be used with banana plugs by modifying the top clamp, see link and scroll down to the bottom: http://www.cardas.com/cpbp.php

As far as stands go, I recommend VTI, I use and like the VSP Series.

http://www.vtimanufacturing.com/product_category/speaker-stands/

@dill
THX

I’m really concerned in altering the cnonectors on these speakers where they could not be returned to original status were I to sell them later.

my preffs would be somethihng akin to a pigtail with a spade on one end and a female banana on the other.

big THX on the idea for stands. the prospected unit weigh 45lb ea. +/-.

I do know a welder. motivating him to fabricate a couple would be the issue.

Sound anchor was mentioned as a solution though at nearly a grand a pr, I’m not too enthusiastic despite the fact I own and have owned several SA products.
check [paradigm, they have a knack for doing stuff on the cheap
Cardas makes nice spade lugs that accept banana plugs. They are not cheap but are well made. https://echohifi.com/details/5674/Cardas_Spade

Nakamichi makes a cheaper version: https://echohifi.com/details/14032/Nakamichi_Banana-to-Spade



many thanks for the nod on the adapters. thinking further here I'm concerned about degredation or impediments on the signal integrity and likely should have my current cables reterminated.. though for expediancy sake these adapters seem the right way right now.

now for a serious stand solution less that laying out a grand for the SA stands.... i'd not be opposed to throw that much into them provided it could be proven these were clearly the best synergistic addition to the speakers. although I'd not be too happy to do it. lol
I prefer metal stands that can be filled.  Sanus sf22 are pretty decent for the $ but they are pretty time consuming to fill up.

Snag some iso acoustic iso pucks to put between the speakers and speaker stands.

My opinion and best results come from a heavy, stable, stand and then decouple the speakers from the stand.  Speakers that are attached to a vibrating platform will in return vibrate and you will have tonal colorations as well as a loss of clarity.

Good luck and enjoy the JA’s!  Great speakers!