Product Comparison: Fluid FX8 vs Fluid FPX7


General Specifications
Brand
Fluid
Fluid
Model
FX8
FPX7
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Fader Series FX8 studio reference monitor was born out of trying to solve one big problem: How do you make an 8" 2-way monitor that isn't 15" tall!
Featuring a beefed-up Class AB amplifier with a sizable toroidal transformer for exceptional power delivery, optimized composite cone woofer and AMT folded ribbon tweeter, the FPX7 produces the most accurate monitoring experience in its price range.
Key Specs
Type
Active
Active
Number Of Speakers
1
1
Output Power
130 W
130 W
Driver Configuration
8" woofer, 1.2" tweeter
1.7x1.1" tweeter, 7" woofer
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Fluid FX8 8-Inch Coaxial 2-way Studio Reference Monitor, Black
  • Reminds me of the Tannoy System 600's I had back in the day, but these speakers going a lot cheaper without quality loss.
  • For the money I have to say these are a great pair of mixing monitors that are clear, precise and very well balanced.
  • I am loving these now, but I am sure they will only get better once they break in.
  • Considering the price, quality, and sound I can tell that these speakers one of the best choices.
  • I really think the FX8 is perhaps the best kept scret in studio monitoring anywhere near this price point.
Fluid FPX7 Coaxial Near Field 140Watt Studio Monitor
  • If you are looking for Professional grade monitors at a decent price, check these out!
  • Very happy customer I love the sound and the look, would definitely recommend.
  • My first experience was such a bold offering with these speakers. That said, I became a fan from the moment I heard them.
  • The FPX7s are crisp, snappy and offer a great stereo image. Their full, punchy sound blows away a lot of the competition even in higher price ranges.
  • Ultimately, it all comes down to what you like, but I can tell you that these speakers are super universal in use.
Size & Weight
Height
13.4 in.
12.1 in.
Width
10 in.
8.5 in.
Depth
10.6 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
21.6 lbs.
22 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Fluid FX8 8-Inch Coaxial 2-way Studio Reference Monitor, Black
  • In compare with another 8" woofer speakers, this is are a lot smaller.
  • In simple, twitter situated in woofer port saves a lot of space and these speakers looks compac
  • They look very nice in my studio. I love compact design of them.
  • I am using them in a desktop arrangement, and they are perfect for my use case.
  • Since I am using these on a desktop as computer speakers I am really impressed by the smaller form factor. I don't think there's another 8 monitor pair that I'd try to squeeze onto a desk.
Fluid FPX7 Coaxial Near Field 140Watt Studio Monitor
  • The FPX7's are smaller, easier to place. Good construction decision.
  • The Fluid Audio FPX7 is a smart-looking and compact loudspeaker with box sides curved on the vertical axis to help reduce internal standing waves.
  • Rounded corners and a silver baffle plate set in a black MDF enclosure. That's a pretty little and lightweight speakers.
  • Since I set them up, the FPX7s haven't had to be adjusted or repositioned because they're so forgiving with placement.
  • While the front panel appears very small relative to the driver size, the cabinet extends a deep 10.5 inches, which might rule them out for the smallest desktop setups.
Audio
Min. Frequency Response
35 Hz
42 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
22 kHz
27 kHz
Input Impendance
20 kOhm
20 kOhm
Sensitivity
102 dB
106 dB
What customers say about "Audio"
Fluid FX8 8-Inch Coaxial 2-way Studio Reference Monitor, Black
  • Highs are very nice and clear, very well defined bass and not too overbearing or muddy (even when pushed at max volume).
  • They are very clear and way far less harsh on the Mids.
  • Usable down frequency to around 35 Hz as claimed. Superb sound quality.
  • Very minor noise floor. In the perfect reviews i expected for perfect speakers, so they are not.
  • I'm disappointed that there was a little hiss during low level passages.
Fluid FPX7 Coaxial Near Field 140Watt Studio Monitor
  • Amazing quality. Sound very well rounded. Best choice for any kind of use.
  • I like that these speakers sound a lot more expensive and can easily compete with some of those "industry standards".
  • Detailed, honest and explicit mid- and high-frequency performance.
  • Overemphasized extremely high frequencies. Those speakers moved two steps backward in company competition.
  • I didn't like these speakers. There are very slight mid-range coloration.
Features
Color
Black
Silver / Black
Enclosure Material
MDF
MDF
Cabinet Type
Ported
Ported
Interfaces
Unbalanced RCA, XLR, Balanced TRS
XLR, Balanced TRS, Unbalanced RCA
Magnetic Shielding
No
No
Controls
Power ON / OFF, Volume control
HF trim, Acoustic Space, Power ON / OFF, Volume control
Extras
Standby Function, Coaxial 2-way design, 4th order crossover
Coaxial configuration, Air motion transformer tweeter, Standby Function
What customers say about "Features"
Fluid FX8 8-Inch Coaxial 2-way Studio Reference Monitor, Black
  • The definition behind these is excellent, it really helps you visualize the instruments and their position in the mix.
  • Coaxial design works supremely well and allows for smaller size, compared to other 8” monitors.
  • Level slider on the front is handy. And I've never seen this design before.
  • Excellent connectivity. XLR, TRS, RCA inputs made this speakers suber universal.
  • Power switch at the front would have been nice. As for me it's uncomfortable to reach for the back side.
Fluid FPX7 Coaxial Near Field 140Watt Studio Monitor
  • Added benefit of ribbon tweeters giving you a more defined, precise sound.
  • Also, you have to appreciate the fact that there are volume controls in the front, making it easier to crank them up or tame them down.
  • Thanks to ported design there are workable bass that does not try too hard.
  • The auto-mute function works well. Even when unmuted, the monitor is almost noiseless up to less than 10cm away.
  • Expected benefits of dual-concentric design not entirely apparent.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
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