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 90 Hz - 20 kHz 45 Hz (DIN) 90 dB / 87 dB

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

SPECIFICATIONS
DESIGN 4-driver, 2-way bi-directional surround/rear
FREQUENCY RESPONSE ON-AXIS ±2dB from 90 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 5-1/2" (140mm) X-PAL™ cones, 1" (25mm) voice-coils, oversize ceramic / ferrite magnets, GRIP™ chassis
LOW FREQUENCY EXTENSION 45 Hz (DIN)
SENSITIVITY ROOM / ANECHOIC 90 dB / 87 dB
IMPEDANCE Compatible with 8 ohms
FINISHES Black
WEIGHT 13.95 lbs. (6.32 kg)
DIMENSIONS HXWXD 10.625" × 13 × 5.625" (27cm × 33 × 16.8cm)
CROSSOVER 2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.3 kHz
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 30° OFF-AXIS (bi-directional soundfield)
SUITABLE AMPLIFIER POWER RANGE 15 - 175 watts
MAXIMUM INPUT POWER 120 watts

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

DOWNLOADS
SURROUND 3 DIMENSIONAL DRAWINGS 100.61k
PARADIGM SURROUNDS 189.07k
PARADIGM SURROUNDS DATASHEET 1.57M
PREMIER SERIES DATASHEET 189.07k

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