Why are speaker stands so expensive?!


I've been looking to buy a good pair of stands for my bookshelf speakers and for some reason I can't seem to find anything reasonably priced. Why are speakers stands so exorbitantly expensive?

 

If anyone has recommendations for good stands that won't break the bank, please share!

aamiransari

@yogiboy 

Yes, that is the name that I was thinking of. They are beautiful, and specifically designed to allow all surfaces of that box to resonate if I recall. You were very fortunate to get them with the speakers.

@rlj 

Those stands look good. Timbernation also makes good stands of different solid hardwoods.

I’m not sure what you consider to be expensive, but I’m a big fan of Kanto SX22 and Kanto SX26 speaker stands. Both the 22” and 26” models come in black or white. There’s a lot I like about them.

  • They are made of thick metal, and they can also be sand-filled. Once so, they weigh about 40lbs.
  • They come with innovative isolation feet whose spikes easily pull off to reveal silicone footers for hard floors.
  • They come with two different sized plates to accommodate both large and small sized standmount speakers.
  • they have a cable hiding mechanism, if your speaker cables can fit.

https://www.kantoaudio.com/speaker-accessories/sx-series/

The next question is why buying bookshelves and stands when you can get towers.