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Fountek FW200 8" Aluminum Midwoofer Speaker

Brand:| Model: FW200
Overview
Fountek’s FW200 is a robust 8" midwoofer driver that features an attractive aluminum cone, a high-strength cast-aluminum frame, and an optimized motor structure, for low distortion and excellent detail.
Highlights
  • 75 watts RMS power handling
  • Elegant satin anodized-aluminum cone
  • 35 to 3,000 frequency response
  • Rubber surround and long-throw voice coil
Part # 
296-731
Weight: 4.5 lbs.  
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Fountek FW200 8" Aluminum Midwoofer Speaker

Fountek mid-bass drivers offer exceptional value with premium features like aluminum cones, robust cast frames, and optimized low-distortion motors.  They’re the perfect choice for use in high-end loudspeaker systems, paired with premium-quality tweeters like Fountek’s own ribbon units.

The FW200 model  is an 8” midwoofer with an extended upper range that allows it to be used as a midbass driver, or as a woofer together with a dedicated midrange for further reduced distortion. The satin anodized-aluminum cone perfectly complements the other Fountek midwoofer drivers.



Product Specifications
  • Nominal Diameter8"
  • Power Handling (RMS)75 Watts
  • Power Handling (max)150 Watts
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Frequency Response35 to 3,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity88 dB 1W/1m
  • Voice Coil Diameter1.42"
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)35.7 Hz
  • DC Resistance (Re)6.8 ohms
  • Mechanical Q (Qms)2.26
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes)0.68
  • Total Q (Qts)0.52
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas)2.18 ft.³
  • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms)0.95 mm/N
  • BL Product (BL)6.83 Tm
  • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (Mms)20.93g
  • Moving Mass Of Diaphragm (Mmd)19.13
  • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)4.35 mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd)213.8 cm²
Materials of Construction
  • Cone MaterialAluminum
  • Surround MaterialRubber
  • Voice Coil Wire MaterialCopper
  • Voice Coil FormerAluminum
  • Basket / Frame MaterialCast Aluminum
  • Magnet MaterialFerrite
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter8.54"
  • Baffle Cutout Diameter7.28"
  • Depth3.5"
  • Bolt Circle Diameter8.13"
  • # Mounting Holes8
Optimum Cabinet Size (determined using BassBox 6 Pro High Fidelity suggestion)
  • Sealed Volume1.55 ft.³
  • Sealed F354 Hz
  • Vented Volume3.82 ft.³
  • Vented F326 Hz
Fountek FW200 8" Aluminum Midwoofer Speaker
  • BrandFountek
  • ModelFW200
  • Part Number296-731
  • UPC848864004242
  • Product CategoryWoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Weight4.5 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Fountek FW200 8" Aluminum Midwoofer Speaker

I'm planning on building a 3 way box using this woofer as the low with isolated camber. What box volume would you recommend for it, vented box I would like to tune it to 30hz?

Asked by: Ducati1198S
The recommended vented box for this is 2.5 cubic feet with a 3" diameter, 6" long port for a tuning frequency of 30 Hz.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-25

what are the highest x/o points for this driver (1st order and 2nd order)

I'd like to pair with Accuton tweeters, which can be used w/ first order x/o's (within manufacturers recommendations)
Asked by: fish fingers
I would not go higher than 2,500 regardless of order. If you are using first order, I would recommend something around 1,000-1,200 Hz. Second order would be safe at 2,000 Hz.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-08-19

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