XL8FW Floorstanding Speakers with XL8C Center Channel Speaker - Home Theater Setup

Reference High Performance 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers

XL8FW Floorstanding Speakers with XL8C Center Channel Speaker - Home Theater Setup
Reference High Performance 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers

with Down-firing 8” Subwoofers - Natural Walnut/Pair (XL8FW)

$599.99 USD

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Reference High Performance 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers

Next-Level Sound Performance


Engineered with premium components to pack a powerful punch of room-filling music delivering a truly immersive home audio experience

Exquisite Bass Performance


Unique down-firing 8” subwoofers produce exceptionally deep and undistorted low frequency response while maintaining a minimalist footprint

Rich and Detailed Midrange


Woven fiber drivers provide vibrational damping and optimal linear movement resulting in a faithful reproduction of the original recording

Captivating Clarity in the High Frequencies


Silk dome neodymium tweeters produce crisp, natural highs while providing spacious off axis dispersion making every spot the sweet spot

 Superior Cabinet Engineering


Meticulously designed enclosure with rigid internal bracing to avoid unwanted resonance and dual rear ports for controlled low-frequency response (Frequency Range 35Hz - 25KHz)



Reference High Performance 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers

Reference High Performance 3-Way Floorstanding Loudspeakers
Speaker Configuration 3 Way - 4 Driver Floorstanding Main Speakers (pair)
Tweeter 1 inch Neodymium Balanced Silk Dome Ferrofluid Cooled
Midrange Dual 6.5 inch Woven Glass Fiber Composite Drivers with Butyl Rubber Surrounds
Woofer Isolated Down-firing 8 inch Polymer Treated High Excursion Driver with Butyl Rubber Surround
Power Handling 80 - 160 Watts RMS
Frequency Response 35Hz - 25KHz
Sensitivity 87dB @ 1W / 1m
Crossover Frequency 100/3000 Hz Phase Coherent - PCB Mounted Circuitry
Impedance 8 Ohm Compatible
Enclosure Tuned Rear Dual Port Bass Reflex Tower Design Dampened
Dimensions 45.86 x 9.25 x 12.99 inches (HxWxD)
Speaker Weight 47.70 pounds/speaker
Certifications CE Certified
DOLBY ATMOS Ideal for use as front speakers in a Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System
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UPC 061783273180
What's Included
  • Two High Performance Floorstanding Speakers
  • Eight Isolation Floor Spikes
  • Two Magnetic Front Grills
  • Instruction Manual
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • Lifetime Parts and Labor Manufacturer's Direct Warranty


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Customer Reviews

Overall Rating:

SCW December 15, 2022

Waited a long time to pull the trigger on these, was fortunate enough to catch them on sale ($509) from $599... even at the regular price, these are terrific tower speakers. Do all the research you want, these compare to anything at this price point- you cannot beat the room-filling sound from these babies !!I'm running them as a 2 channel home theater, with the intent on going to 5 channel (no immediate need to add Sub, as the down firing woofer on these is quite plentiful) At the end of the day, you won't be disappointed until you hear what $2,000+ gets you....

Nick December 13, 2022 Texas, United States

Great craftsmanship, very good sound, quick shipping, fantastic value.

Marc W. December 3, 2022 Pennsylvania, United States

Embarrassingly, I have been relying on single Bluetooth speakers from the lines of Bose to listen my albums. What a mistake! My XL8s just arrived and changed my listening experience and appreciation for the artistry of my collection. It’s like listening to BB King, Luciano and Bruce for the first time. Amazing speakers. I am in awe.

LENMH November 7, 2022

I had seen a Fluance speaker a few years ago and put it in a wish list for the future. Present day, I was looking for 2 additional speakers and came across these. I remembered the name and decided to give it a try. I'm not a audiophile but I know what I like and for the price I made a great choice. They look nice and sound fantastic. FLUANCE has a new fan and I am going to purchase that Bluetooth speaker I've been saving in my wish list

jeff r November 5, 2022 Ontario, Canada

ive had them for 6 yrs they rock. i even miswired one speaker ran it for a yr full blast to drown out neighbour then fixed it . it still pounds and is clear as a bell

Brady B October 30, 2022 Texas, United States

After having these for 4-5 weeks, I am not happy with these. The speaker treble has a harshness and raspiness to them. The mid-range seems to miss part of the transition between the treble and mids. The bass is present and goes low, but doesn't have the 'punch' I have come to expect. It just doesn't hit, more rolls. I have previous Fluance speakers, that are 5-6 years old and I use them every day - the XL7S bookshelves and Signature centers. So when I was looking to upgrade my 15 year old Energy towers (before Klipsch purchased then), top of my list was Fluance. I watched a bunch of online videos and saw everyone singing praises. I believed it given my prior experience with Fluance speakers, so after listening to a bunch of options and even trying another brand (heco) in house, I pulled the trigger. These are 'okay'. But while watching movies and playing video games (in 7.1) I would notice odd sounds from time to time. It was hard to put my finger on it. So I started auditioning music with a more discerning ear. Female vocalists and acoustic guitar seem to make the issues extremely pronounced. You get crackling from both speakers and raspiness that makes it tough to listen to. I go and play the same source on Energy, Jamo, Mordaunt Short, and even some vintage define technology; no issues. Either a bad pair of speakers or my ears just don't like the new tweeters and woofers. The final straw was when I was driving my truck listening to a song I had just listened to on these towers and it sounded better in my truck than it did in my home theater. Spent the last 3 hours swapping between my old energy towers and these fluance towers and while Fluance has some benefits over the Energy's - the older Energy speakers just produce a better sound, sound stage and don't become fatiguing.

H.N. September 24, 2022 Virginia, United States

I have never had the opportunity to buy floorstanding speakers because of space limitations but oh boy… Fantastic speakers! Bought these and the center and bookshelves for my new finished basement. Still breaking them in but spent a solid 6 hours listening to these alone and their range and richness is noticeable right out of the box. Even the low end these perform well. If you are only able to have 2 speakers in you setup you would be well served by these.

Mike D September 22, 2022 Michigan, United States

Pretty much everything I expected, still only 5ish hours in so possibly some change on the horizon. But at this price point there is literally no competition.

Crober W September 2, 2022

Running the low end off of an Emotiva A2 and the top end off of an Emotiva TA1. Boom shaka laka!Huge difference from normal 2 channel power option.

David July 8, 2022

So far so great, I'm still sampling all different types of music and so far these beauties have not disappointed!

Tim E. May 5, 2022 Ontario, Canada

The outer packaging was a little rough due to handling but the product was so impeccably packed they arrived pristine. They sound amazing and look just as good. A welcome upgrade from my bookshelf speakers.

Charlie w March 17, 2022

I like the looks and they sound great although you will need a subwoofer for the low end bump

J. M March 9, 2022

First of all, I purchased these based upon others reviews. I had never heard Fluance speakers before, but I wanted a true "3-way" speaker. I use these as stereo music speakers, and for my TV sound. For my taste in music (70's - 90's) these are a perfect match. I don't want base that will rattle the walls - when I went to concerts, base was not that pronounced. For music, the woofers mimic the live music for me as I heard it. I hear things now I wasn't hearing before on my LP's. Symphonies come alive - I can pick out individual instruments I couldn't before. Do I consider the bass weak ? No. On action movies, the bass is pronounced, but not overwhelming. The actors voices are clear, even with the "Explosions" going on. Once I found their positioning "sweet spot", they were perfect. Bottom line, would I buy them again ? YES.

John J March 2, 2022 Pennsylvania, United States

Love them, I haven’t enjoyed music since the 70’s.

Todd J February 28, 2022

These speakers are awesome. I couldn't be happier. These speakers sound great in my gameroom. The bass is booming but the mids and highs are still perfectly balanced. These speakers are made with quality in mind.

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