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.

Model Lineup

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.

Mid-Bass Cones

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.

MODEL COMPARISON
MODEL COMPARISON
Product Price
Starting At
Design Frequency Response On-Axis Low Frequency Extension Sensitivity Room / Anechoic
Paradigm Surround 3
$429.00
4-driver, 2-way bi-directional surround/rear ±2dB from 90 Hz - 20 kHz 45 Hz (DIN) 90 dB / 87 dB
Paradigm Surround 1
$299.00
4-driver, 2-way bi-directional surround/rear ±2dB from 120 Hz - 20 kHz 71 Hz 89 dB / 86 dB

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

SPECIFICATIONS
DESIGN 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
IMPEDANCE Compatible with 8 ohms
FINISHES Black
WEIGHT 7.25 lbs. (3.28 kg)
DIMENSIONS HXWXD 8.50" × 9.25 × 5.11" (21.6cm × 23.5cm × 13cm)
LOW FREQUENCY EXTENSION 71 Hz
CROSSOVER 2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.0 kHz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 30° OFF-AXIS bi-directional soundfield
SUITABLE AMPLIFIER POWER RANGE 15 - 100 watts
MAXIMUM INPUT POWER 100 watts

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

DOWNLOADS
SURROUND 1 DIMENSIONAL DRAWING 97.95k
PARADIGM SURROUNDS 189.07k
PARADIGM SURROUNDS DATASHEET 1.57M
PREMIER SERIES DATASHEET (SURROUND) 189.07k
PREMIER SERIES REVIEW SUMMARY 4.39M
PARADIGM SURROUND OWNERS MANUAL 1.14M

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