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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They sound kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried. I have a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad.
He listed it on the same webpage, but has removed it. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: I really like the FA but it is an old design and FR drivers are getting better with each passing f120s.
MJK brought over a tube amp. 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 read good things about the FA in O. Overall sound is very smooth. Can you provide a link?
Don’t know about OB application, but I have recently f1120a good things about the en Fostex driver that has recently come out. I can’t see spending the money for them.
On tubes, they are wonderful. But overall, I would not bother building any other speaker using the Fa. Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom in a vented 15L enclosure.
In my opinion for the cost the performance is poor. And those FR drivers would be? I am now using a FEE in the Goldwood system and that sounds much better. The lower midrange is particularly rich, which makes the driver sound larger than it is.
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Cookies help us provide you a better browsing experience. 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 Did you hear about it on the net? I don’t know why this should be, fostec the highs foztex on SS amps.
You wouldn’t know it was the same driver!
JCS on 31 Aug I’ve a couple sets in my living room now that i think are better than the FA Regretted selling the little boxes. I haven’t tried them in an OB. I was about ready to dump the Fa’s until I experienced them on tubes.
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 not happy with the performance of the FA.
Martin J King, the designer of the system identified in my last post, and here: Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?