High-Performance Low-Profile Bi-Directional Design will appeal to the audiophile eager for an affordable high-end 5.1 music and home theater experience that includes Paradigm s sought-after surrounded-by-sound experience in a dedicated high performance surround speaker of compact dimensions. The low-profile is application-friendly: perfectly suited for today s multi-purpose listening spaces.
Advanced Features And Functions:
Anyone eager for an affordable, high-end surround speaker will want to hear Paradigm Surround 1 or Paradigm Surround 3. These speakers add size and dimension to the musical soundstage, which envelopes you in non-localized sound. Their design ensures maximum placement flexibility even in rooms where dimensions and configuration are not ideal.
Patented Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA ) Tweeter Lens Technology
Paradigm s patent pending Phase Aligning (PPA ) Lens 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.
US patent: 10,003,869.
X-PAL Satin-Anodized Pure Aluminum Mid-Bass Cones: Provide high stiffness-to-mass ratio and outstanding internal damping. The result Remarkable midrange clarity, super extended bass response and freedom from unwanted resonances and distortions. (Paradigm Surround 3)
Mineral Filled Polypropylene Mid-Bass Cones: Oversized computer-optimized ferrite magnets and high-power motor structures deliver detailed performance with clean, extended bass. (Paradigm Surround 1)
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.
4-driver, 2-way bi-directional surround/rear
FREQUENCY RESPONSE ON-AXIS
2dB from 120 Hz - 20 kHz
HIGH FREQUENCY DRIVER
Two 1 (25mm) X-PAL dome, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, Perforated Phase-Aligning Tweeter (PPA ) Lens
MID/BASS FREQUENCY DRIVER
Two 4-1/2" (140mm) X-PAL cones, 1" (25mm) voice-coils, oversize ceramic / ferrite magnets, steel chassis
SENSITIVITY ROOM / ANECHOIC
89 dB / 86 dB
Compatible with 8 ohms
7.25 lbs. (3.28 kg)
8.50" 9.25 5.11" (21.6cm 23.5cm 13cm)
LOW FREQUENCY EXTENSION
2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.0 kHz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 30 OFF-AXIS
SUITABLE AMPLIFIER POWER RANGE
15 - 100 watts
MAXIMUM INPUT POWER