Because of the big bass lift offered by the double bass-reflex type enclosure, test tones at 40Hz, 31Hz, 25Hz and even 20Hz are quite audible. The fill material is used to dampen the rear wave from the driver and minimize standing waves and reflections within the speaker enclosure. The extremely large magnet of the driver is also covered with bitumanized heavy aluminium foil to reduce sound reflections from the back of the box. The skills required can vary from simple drilling holes to complex carpentry. The bottom chamber of the speakers remains empty.

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There are many tweaks and modifications that can be done to improve the drivers. You can also try fullrangge wall-load the speakers but pulling them closer to the rear wall to try lift the low-end.

The horn speakers use the Fostex FEEn 8″ fullrange driver. Gold plated binding posts are used to connect the speakers at the back. Another way to try and compensate for the natural rising response of the FEEn is to position the speakers off-axis ie. A parallel notch filter can be used fe206een tame this peak.

There are 1 items available. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. That seems consistent with what is described on the enclosure plan, “Internal volume of 45 liters tuned to approximately 50Hz Fb. Low frequency fostrx from around Hz is gently damped with a controlled peak at Hz.


Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Minimum monthly payments are required. The back loaded horn speakers are large and according to my wife ugly speakers.

Fostex FE206En Fullrange Speaker Driver (Transducer)

The whole box sounds like it is working real hard. This was a satin finish in black. The data sheet indicates that the FEEn model uses a new diaphragm material which aids in improving the mid to high frequency reproduction.

Not quite black more of a speeaker charcoal. See the seller’s listing for full details. The top chamber of the double bass-reflex speaker boxes is lined but not stuffed with Dacron poly fill.

But if you find just the right volume the speakers can really sing. With the circuit you also lose a little of the speakers sensitivity, which could be an issue with low power amps.

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Fostex FE206En in Double Bass-Reflex Speaker Enclosure

In the final assembly steps, most of the slack from the connecting wire double strains of lightly twisted wire wrap wire was removed and the drive screwed securely onto the boxes with supplied gasket. Because these speakers are so fast and dynamic it really is a challenge to find a subwoofer speakef can keep up. The photos below show the Fostex FEEn fullrange speaker drivers.


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Fostex FEEn Fullrange Speaker Driver (Transducer)

The driver is mm 7. A family friend had built me the back-loaded horn speaker cabinets and at the same time a pair double bass-reflex boxes also for the Fostex FEEn driver. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Other offers may also be available.

The strong peak about 8dB at 2. Other advantages of the double bass-reflex speaker compared to a conventional bass-reflex system are a reduction of the cone excursion around F 3 and a corresponding reduction distortion.

Skip to fotsex content. The frame is stamped steel and relatively light so there are benefits to adding mass dampen to reduce the potential of having the chassis “ring”. Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Start with a speakeg toe-in of about degrees and adjust to personal taste.