Hello all. I have seen acouple of post on the fostex fa vs the fx but not between these three drivers. My wife wants a smaller driver. Fostex FA 5″ Full Range. mm (5 in) cone type full range; 8 ohm impedance; fo to 20kHz frequency response; 89dB sensitivity at 1W/1m (ft); kg. Free support for loudspeaker projects, sourcing OEM speaker building supplies, and passive crossover design. We sell raw speaker drivers (tweeters, woofers.
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In my opinion for the cost the performance is poor. Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: Overall sound is very smooth.
Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: I can’t see spending the money for them. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom in a vented 15L enclosure. I was about ready to dump fkstex Fa’s until I experienced them on tubes. I have a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad. Mark Audio Alpair7 and a pair of production prototype Alpair10 Gen2 hand made by Mr Taniguchi-san, the gentleman who was in charge of the Fostex driver manufacturing plant before the recent economic slump had Foster consolidating production He listed it on the same webpage, but has removed it.
Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range with Alnico magnet
On tubes, they are wonderful. Can you provide a link? I have now heard the FA in a couple of different systems and initially it sounds good but after listening for a while I have been disappointed each time. I’ve a couple sets in my living room now that i think are better than the FA Cookies help us provide you a better browsing experience. They sound kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried. You wouldn’t know it was the same driver!
The lower midrange is particularly rich, which makes the driver sound larger than it is.
The result is that last year I bought my first tubes since the ‘s. Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?
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But overall, I would not bother building 1f20a other speaker using the Fa. MJK brought over a tube amp. I haven’t tried them in an OB. JCS on 31 Aug Don’t know about OB application, but I have recently heard good things about the en Fostex driver that has recently come out.
Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?
Regretted selling the little boxes. I contacted him recently and he stated “I took down the FA option for the Goldwood H frame design because in the end I was costex happy with the performance of the FA.
And those FR drivers would be? I am now using a FEE in the Goldwood system and that sounds much better. I don’t know why this should be, but the highs stink on SS amps.
Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range Driver [Expired]