Fostex ff105wk drivers. - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Full Range

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 18th November 2011, 02:26 AM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Canton Michigan
Default Fostex ff105wk drivers.

I do not know if my first post went thru but, I will try again. I was wondering if anyone has heard these drivers. I am looking to do a slim box for them. If anyone can help that would be good. Just want to get this project done right the first time. Thanks jm
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th November 2011, 02:40 AM   #2
frugal-phile(tm)
diyAudio Moderator
 
planet10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Victoria, BC, NA, Sol III
Blog Entries: 5
Not those, but FF85/125/165wk, we rather like them.

dave
__________________
community sites t-linespeakers.org, frugal-horn.com, frugal-phile.com ........ commercial site planet10-HiFi
p10-hifi forum here at diyA
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th November 2011, 08:43 PM   #3
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Canton Michigan
Okey you do not like the drivers but, have you tryed or used them yet? Also there has to be one black sheep in the bunch and I guess it's this one. I would like a list of the pros and cons to this driver daivd if you could give me a quick run down.
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th November 2011, 10:54 PM   #4
frugal-phile(tm)
diyAudio Moderator
 
planet10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Victoria, BC, NA, Sol III
Blog Entries: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by natural sound View Post
Okey you do not like the drivers but, have you tryed or used them yet? Also there has to be one black sheep in the bunch and I guess it's this one. I would like a list of the pros and cons to this driver daivd if you could give me a quick run down.
We do like the drivers.

We have tried all the (same familiy) drivers mentioned.

I have little doubt the 105 will be good. But for us, the larger 125 is not that much more money, and will give more bass without sacrificing top & mids.

dave
__________________
community sites t-linespeakers.org, frugal-horn.com, frugal-phile.com ........ commercial site planet10-HiFi
p10-hifi forum here at diyA
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th November 2011, 11:23 PM   #5
chrisb is offline chrisb  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: victoria BC
Quote:
Originally Posted by natural sound View Post
Okey you do not like the drivers but, have you tryed or used them yet? Also there has to be one black sheep in the bunch and I guess it's this one. I would like a list of the pros and cons to this driver daivd if you could give me a quick run down.

What Dave said is that we've tried (and very much like) 3 of 5 of the new FF-WK series, and not having heard the 105 or 225, we'd have no opinion yet.
__________________
now on sabbatical
  Reply With Quote
Old 2nd June 2012, 10:47 PM   #6
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Cluj-Napoca
Any updates? or at least what to expect and what not to expect from this driver.
There is a resonance above 7khz that looks ugly, that would be a discussion point...

Low end looks good, much better Xmax than Fe103en, lower Fs, higher more versatile Qts.
I guess the real question would be how does it compare overall with Fe103en...
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2012, 02:49 AM   #7
frugal-phile(tm)
diyAudio Moderator
 
planet10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Victoria, BC, NA, Sol III
Blog Entries: 5
I have a pair on the break-in bench

dave
__________________
community sites t-linespeakers.org, frugal-horn.com, frugal-phile.com ........ commercial site planet10-HiFi
p10-hifi forum here at diyA
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd June 2012, 03:01 PM   #8
IG81 is offline IG81  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
IG81's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Bob Brines had good things to say about the FF225WK. I own it an like it too. I don't doubt the "105" must be good as well. I'm considering the "85" for a future mini-TL project as well. Will be fun to have the two extremes from this line. Like others have alluded to, it might be better to swing on either side to "85" or "125", unless you have a very specific application.

IG
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fostex drivers babgrip Full Range 0 1st December 2008 06:13 AM
fostex drivers brian t Full Range 3 15th January 2005 06:08 AM
where can I get fostex drivers alg123 Full Range 4 26th August 2004 12:54 PM
Fostex Drivers Konnan101 Multi-Way 15 9th February 2004 03:15 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:59 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2