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Used Fostex FEE Loudspeakers for sale on + second hand hifi sites & shops. Use Hifi Shark to monitor pricing and global availability. Find great deals for Fostex FEE Full Range Speaker (pair). Shop with confidence on eBay!. Shown is an example of a FEE bass re- flex type enclosure. • The stand serves as both speaker stand and bass reflex duct (port). • Packed sand or other fill.

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I wasn’t prepared for single drivers then and reneged to a quasi-single driver, quasi-crossoverless design. Even though the music is not my cup of tea, the sonic quality is very impressive and lifelike. I understand that you will display my submission on your website. Your story will appear on a Web page exactly the way you enter it here. Purists who favor low-powered SET amps mated to high-efficiency single-driver speakers glorify their musicality.

Newer Post Older Post Home. The only difference is that the larger FEE features fe167w whizzer cone fistex rolled edges. But as I progressed, it turned out to be a meaningful exercise because these speakers were all designed to synergize with the same kind of amplification SET tube amps and low-power Tripath amps predominantlyso finding out which suited what became a momentous challenge. Single driver, front or rear ported bass reflex Driver: The most intriguing element was the cheap and cheerful pricing across the board.

For example [my story] would show as my story on the Web page containing your story. Later grills were added by cutting the center out of a piece of MDF, stretching and stapling speaker cloth over the frames. The amount of attenuation required will be subject to your listening room and amplifier as well as personal taste. All information supplied by Kontera.


Fostex FE167E

Loth-X has better extension on both ends of the spectrum without getting harsh in the treble. They treasure coherence and midrange fidelity in particular, which is exactly what single-driver speakers do best since they have no crossover to dissect the frequency range. The Fostex recommended enclosure design works well with the drivers and produces some excellent violin and cello gritty earthy notes in the instrument’s resonance and character.

Maybe that’s just me. You can wrap a word in square brackets to make it appear bold. Since it is shielded, it is a perfect choice for center channel in your home theater system!

6moons audio reviews: Unity Audio Whitewater, Inner Spirit & Clearwater

The finish of the Unity loaner models varies and gives some evidence of how Unity handles aesthetics. Probably due to its easy-to-work-with size and price, this Fostex driver has been extremely popular among DIYers.

The Clearwater is a two-way fostx with a minimalist crossover fostes. Vocals are focused, full bodied and warm. The other water model, the Clearwater, clearly is not. The back panel had heavy speaker sound absorbing vinyl glued over its surface and the box was lined with a single layer of thick Dacron tontine.

Do not judge the sound when it is still fresh. I kept on requesting more items for evaluation to which Omer gladly comply. While they all adopt Fostex’ recommended bass reflex enclosure, the Omegas were front ported, the Whitewater fpstex rear ported in a slightly smaller cabinet.

Out of the box the first thing you notice about the speaker drivers are the ultra-light the cones and very stiff suspension. This presents a very easy load for tube amplifiers that matches very, very well with this speaker. For those that purchased them for keeping sake or spares, congratulations! Binding posts are gold-plated and can accept bananas, large spades, pins or bare wire. Piano sounds soft, rounded and musical.


When compared with small 2-way bookshelf speakers the Fostex FEE produced more bass and equal treble response. One can really reach out and touch the individual instruments and performers. This review page is supported in part by the sponsor whose ad is displayed above.

Fostex FE167E Full Range Speaker (pair)

But, the first release was very well received and is currently being used as a reference by a few dealers in Canada and the US, as well as the NY Audio Society. Single driver, rear ported bass reflex Driver: The woofer is a 5″ Silver Flute W14RC with wool fiber cone, rubber surround and cast alloy basket. That sparked the interest of more people and where a few more pairs were built and loved by ve167e single full range speaker driver enthusiasts.

The boxes were pre-sprayed with paint. The tweeter is a Hi Vi Research TN25 1″ soft fabric dome featuring a ferrofluid-cooled voice-coil and self-shielding neodymium magnet, pre-built with a fe167ee, tear-drop-shaped acoustic rear chamber.

They are a bass reflex design with the port on the front or the back and are properly tuned for this driver. Improvements The high frequency of the FEE sounds a bit harsh and fizzy.

The purists foatex multiple drivers and the whole string of complications to follow – crossover network that might induce phase- and time-alignment problems take the obvious blame. Build it with confidence!

Omer continued his story. This is not unpleasant just obvious. Components count is low and it should not cost one much to build one and therefore one can splash for better components, such as:.