Atlas Sound FA138
Strategy Series 8" Coaxial System Loudspeakers


Utilize Strategy Series FA138 high-performance 8" coaxial loudspeaker for installation in venues where superior performance and extended sound pressure levels are desired. The FA138 reproduces music and voice with powerful clarity and sensitivity to offer the highest quality music reproduction available in an 8" loudspeaker. It is ideal for applications featuring moderately high or vaulted ceilings including restaurants, lobbies, convention centers, health clubs, retail spaces, professional buildings and offices. The FA138 is part of the Strategy Series which features easy installation, quality performance and hardware-free smaller styled grilles to satisfy the needs of owners, architects and contractors.

Model FA138 is Atlas Sound's premium 8" coaxial loudspeaker. This 100-watt unit includes a circuit board mounted high-pass/low-pass crossover which produces outstanding sound quality. It incorporates a tapered backplate for increased magnetic circuit efficiency and offers a frequency response of 85Hz - 20kHz. Model FA138 contains a Kevlar fiber reinforced polypropylene cone woofer, a custom butyl rubber surround, a 1 1/2" vented Kapton voice coil, a 21 oz magnet and a 1/2" mylar-dome ferrofluid tweeter for clean and powerul weather-resistant performance.

For optimum acoustic and application versatility, Model FA138 has been engineered as a system with matched enclosure Model FA97-8. The Strategy Series FA97-8 high performance enclosure has a volume of .25 ft3, and is complete with acoustic batting. The enclosure installs into the ceiling using only a screwdriver to adjust the rotating clamps, or to tighten conventional screws. Loudspeaker front-loads into the enclosure and includes a neoprene rubber gasket on the back of the speaker basket to seal the assembly and optimize the low frequency response. It may also be mounted into a wall or ceiling of minimum depth by using plaster/mounting ring Model FAPR-8. Trim ring/rough-in bracket Model FA-TR8 spans 16" or 24" stud centers for new construction sheet rock applications. Series includes a choice of four grilles which feature three serrated studs for push-on installation to Strategy Series enclosures or mounting ring.


  • Top-of-the-Line 8" Coaxial Loudspeaker Delivers Full-Frequency Response with Superior Fidelity
  • 100-Watt Unit Offers Extended Sound Pressure Levels for High/Vaulted Ceiling Applications
  • Patented System Design Provides Easy Installation
  • Conveniently Front Loads into Acoustically-Matched System Enclosures orMounting Ring


  • Size: 8"
  • Power Handling: 100 Watts Peak, 70 Watts RMS
  • Sensitivity (1W/1M): 89.5dB average, 93dB Peak
  • Impedance: 8 ohms nominal
  • Frequency Response: 75 Hz - 20 kHz (nominal) 85 Hz - 20 kHz (+/-5dB)
  • Dispersion: 110° (2 kHz Octave Band, -6dB Points)
  • Crossover: 3,400 Hz
  • Diameter & Depth: 8 1/4" Dia. & 3.75" Deep
  • Mounting Dimensions: 7.75" Bolt Circle
  • Cone Material: Polypropylene with Kevlar Fiber
  • Surround Material & Damping: Butyl Rubber
  • Magnet Weight: Nominal, 21 oz
  • Basket Material: Painted 19-gauge CRS
  • VC Diameter: 1.5"
  • VC Material: Copper
  • VC Former Material: Kapton
  • VC Winding Width: .465"
  • Top Plate Thickness: .250"
  • Weight: 4 lbs 6 oz
  • Mounts Enclosure: FA97-8(NK) (Without Knockouts)
  • Mounts Grille: FA51-8 (11 1/8" Dia. Round)
  • Optional Accessories: FA81-8 (Tile Bridge)

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