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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JCS on 31 Aug They sound kinda pitiful on all the SS amps I have tried.

Can you provide a link? And those FR drivers would be?

Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range Driver [Expired]

I fosex a pair of Fa’s in Metronome quad. I really like the FA but it is an old design and FR drivers are getting better with each passing year. Overall sound is very smooth. Cookies help us provide you a better browsing experience.

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. The result is that last year I bought my first tubes since the ‘s.


The FA’s are so coherent from top to bottom fosttex a vented 15L enclosure. 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 I don’t know why this should be, but the highs stink on SS amps.

I can’t see spending the money for them.

Fostex FA Drivers For Sale includes shipping (SOLD) – Audio Asylum Trader

But overall, I would not bother building any other speaker using the Fa. MJK brought over a tube amp. Logged roscoeiii Full Member Posts: I’ve read good things about the FA in O.

In my opinion fosyex the cost the performance is poor. I haven’t tried them in an OB.

You wouldn’t know it was the same driver! 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 not happy with the performance of the FA. Has anyone tried the Fostex Fa on an open baffle setup?


Did you hear about it on the net? By using our site, you consent to the use of cookies by us. He listed it on the same webpage, but has removed it.

Fostex F120A 5″ Full Range with Alnico magnet

On tubes, they are wonderful. I was about ready to dump the Fa’s until I experienced them on tubes. Logged planet10 Industry Participant Posts: Don’t know about OB costex, but I have recently heard good things about the en Fostex driver that has recently come out.

Logged Dracule1 Volunteer Posts: Martin J King, the designer of the system identified in my last post, and here: 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