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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Regretted selling the little boxes. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: The result is that last year I bought my first tubes since the ‘s.

I don’t know why this should be, but the highs stink on SS amps. And those FR drivers would be? I was about ready to dump the Fa’s until I experienced fostexx on tubes. I can’t see spending the money for them.

I’ve a couple sets in my living room now that i think are better than the FA I really like the FA but it is an old design and FR drivers are getting better with each passing year. I have a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad.


Fostex Japan F120A 12cm Cone Type Full-range

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.

In my opinion for the cost the performance is poor. He listed it on 1f20a same webpage, but has removed it.

The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom in a vented 15L enclosure. Can you provide a link?

Fostex F120A

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 T120a driver manufacturing plant before the recent economic slump had Foster consolidating production Don’t know about OB application, but I have recently heard good things about the en Fostex driver that has recently come out.

Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: You wouldn’t know it was the same driver! By using our site, you consent to the use of cookies by us. I’ve read good things about the FA in O.


Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: I have now heard the FA in a couple of different systems and initially it sounds good but after listening fostec a while I have been disappointed each time. They sound kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried.

Overall sound is very smooth. Martin J King, the designer of the system identified in my last post, and here: I am now using a FEE in the Goldwood system and that sounds much better. JCS on 31 Aug But overall, I would not bother building any other speaker using the Fa.

Fostex Japan FA 12cm Cone Type Full-range | eBay

Did you hear about it on the net? MJK brought over a tube amp. On tubes, they are wonderful.

Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup? Cookies help us provide you a better browsing experience. I haven’t tried them in f10a OB. The lower midrange is particularly rich, which makes the driver sound larger than it is.