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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Did you hear about it on the net? Martin J King, the designer of the system identified in my last post, and here: I haven’t tried them in an OB.

Fostex FA 5 inch Full Range Speaker | Loudspeaker freaks

The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom in a vented 15L enclosure. Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?

The result is that last year I bought my first tubes since the ‘s. 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 rostex the recent economic slump had Foster consolidating production He listed it on the same webpage, but has removed it.


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 have a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad. I am now using a FEE in the Goldwood system and that sounds much better.

Fosteex on 31 Aug In my opinion for the cost the performance is poor. And those FR drivers would be? fowtex

I’ve read good things about the FA in O. I’ve a couple sets in my living room now that i think are better than the FA Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: They ff120a kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried. 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 fostrx FA.

Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range with Alnico magnet

Can you provide fostx link? I don’t know why this should be, but the highs stink on SS amps. I can’t see spending the money for them. On tubes, they are wonderful. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: Overall sound is very smooth.


Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?

Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: But overall, I would not bother building any other speaker using the Fa. MJK brought over a tube amp. I was about ready to dump the Fa’s until I experienced them on tubes. By using our site, you consent to the use of cookies by us. I really like the FA but it is an old design and FR drivers are getting better with each passing year. Don’t know about OB application, but I have recently heard good things about the en Fostex driver that has recently come out.

Regretted selling the little boxes. The lower midrange is particularly rich, which makes the driver sound larger than it is. You wouldn’t know fosstex was the same driver!