Paradigm Premier 500C Center Channel Speaker
Paradigm Premier 500C Center Channel SpeakerStep up to Crafted in Canada Performance.
You ve been thinking about it for a while, and now is the time to take that next step. Step up from mass-market audio to a superior sound experience, with the new Premier Series of affordable high-performance loudspeakers. Step up to Crafted in Canada quality that makes an authentic statement. Step up to exclusive audio technologies, backed by fundamental industry-leading audio research, for a performance experience unlike anything else in this class. Take the audiophile step up to Premier, by Paradigm.
Tapered Cabinet Design
The striking tapered-angle architectural design reduces back-wave reflections for more accurately dispersed audio reproduction with minimal coloration.
Performance & Value
To produce a loudspeaker that meets our standards for performance and value, we took complete control of the manufacturing process, an unprecedented move at this price point. In our state-of-the-art North American facility, we have produced a loudspeaker that defies convention; a homegrown loudspeaker that benefits from innovations found throughout the Paradigm family of loudspeakers.
Partnered with the NRC
Paradigm is partnered with Canada s world-renowned NRC in ongoing research to reveal the true nature of sound and human hearing. Findings influence design and performance specs, resulting in a uniquely realistic listening experience, backed by sound science.
Patented Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA ) Tweeter and Midrange Lens Technology
Distinctive perforated lens in front of the tweeter and midrange drivers increase and smooth output without coloring the sound, while also protecting the drivers from getting damaged.
Patented Active Ridge Technology (ART ) Surrounds
Premier features Paradigm s patented Active Ridge Technology (ART) surrounds, made in-house and overmolded directly onto each woofer and midrange cone. This design achieves greater excursion, for a 3dB gain in output and 50% reduction in distortion. Crafted from injection-molded thermoplastic elastomer, ART surrounds are more durable and more reliable, ensuring a lifetime of superior sound.
4-driver, 3-way acoustic suspension center channel
2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.5 kHz (tweeter/mid) and 600Hz (mid/woofers)
2dB from 75 Hz - 22 kHz
2dB from 75 Hz - 18 kHz
High Frequency Driver
1 (25mm) X-PAL dome, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, Perforated Phase-Aligning Tweeter (PPA ) Lens
Midrange Frequency Driver
4 (102mm) Black Anodized X-PAL cone, Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA ) Lens
Low Frequency Driver
Two 5-1/2 (140mm) ART Surround Carbon-Infused polypropylene cones
Low Frequency Extension
47 Hz (DIN)
Room / Anechoic
92 dB / 89 dB
Compatible with 8 ohms
Suitable Amplifier Power Range
15 - 120 watts
Maximum Input Power
Gloss Black, Gloss White, Espresso Grain
26 lbs. (11.8 kg)
7.125" 20.125 13.75"
(18cm 51.5 32cm)