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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Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range with Alnico magnet

Martin J King, the designer of the system identified in my last post, and here: On tubes, they are wonderful. I have now heard the FA in a couple of different systems and initially it sounds good but after f120z for a while I have been disappointed each time.

I am now using a FEE in the Goldwood system and that sounds much better.

Don’t know about OB application, but I have recently heard good things about the en Fostex driver gostex has recently come out. Regretted foste the little boxes. I’ve read good things about the FA in O. Can you provide a link? But overall, I would not bother building any other speaker using the Fa. I really like the FA but it is an old design and FR drivers are getting better with each passing year.

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Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range Driver [Expired]

You wouldn’t know it was the same driver! Did you hear about it on the net?

He listed it on the same webpage, but has removed it. JCS on 31 Aug They sound kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried.

Overall sound is very smooth. And those FR drivers would be? The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom in a vented ffostex enclosure. The lower midrange is particularly rich, which makes the driver sound larger than it is.

I was about ready to dump the Fa’s until I experienced them on tubes. Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: MJK brought over a tube amp. In my opinion for the cost the performance is f102a.

I have a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad. 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 I don’t know why this should be, but the highs stink on SS amps.

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I’ve a couple sets in my living room now that i think are better than the FA I haven’t tried them in an OB. Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: By using our site, you consent to the use of cookies by us.

I can’t see spending the money for them. The result is that last year I bought my first tubes since the ‘s. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: 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.

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