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Paradigm® Monitor SE 2000C Matte Black Center Channel Speaker

Model #: 1220000020
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Paradigm® Monitor SE 2000C Matte Black Center Channel Speaker with X-PAL™ Tweeters and Perforated Phase Alignment Lens

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  • 3-Driver
  • 2-Way bass reflex
  • Center Channel

Monitor SE

The stylish and affordable new Monitor SE Series is the perfect introduction to the world of high-performance audio. Sure it’s packed with state-of-the-art technology, the kind of stuff only found on speakers that cost much more. But more important, the new Monitor SE Series is part of the Paradigm family of high-performance loudspeakers, and just like all Paradigm loudspeakers it’s engineered to change the way you think and feel about your entertainment.

Built On Research

Monitor SE loudspeakers benefit from Paradigm’s fundamental research into the science of sound. This research, conducted by Paradigm in conjunction with the Canadian National Research Council, has resulted in many of the innovative materials and patented audio technologies found throughout the Paradigm speaker.

Realism in Audio

Imagine lifelike musical performance in any listening space; breathtaking effects and realistic imaging details that bring your movies to life.


X-PAL™ Pure-Aluminum Dome Tweeters with patented† Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Lens. This exclusive design acts as a refined phase plug, blocking a wide range of out-of-phase frequencies which increases and smooths output without coloring the sound.

Both visually stunning and functional, our signature PPA Lens technology improves performance while also protecting the tweeter from getting damaged.

  • † US patent: 10,003,869.


High-performance mineral-filled polypropylene cones with inverted dust caps are lightweight and rigid. Downroll surrounds give them a clean, low-profile look.


Beautiful Monitor SE speaker cabinets, with their unmistakably European fit and finish, complement today’s most stylish décor. Each model is available in high-gloss white or matte black finishes.

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.


Additional Specifications

Design3-driver, 2-way bass reflex, center channel
Frequency Response On-Axis±3dB from 65 Hz - 21 kHz
High Frequency Driver1” (25mm) X-PAL™ dome, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, Perforated Phase-Aligning Tweeter (PPA™) Lens
Mid/Bass Frequency DriverTwo 5-1/2” (140mm) mineral-filled polypropylene cones / inverted dust cap / downroll surrounds
Sensitivity Room / Anechoic93 dB / 90 dB
ImpedanceCompatible with 8 ohms
FinishesMatte Black, Gloss White
Weight19 lbs. (8.6 kg)
Dimensions HXWXD7.25" × 19.75 × 11.125" (18.3cm × 50 × 28cm)
Low Frequency Extension53 Hz (DIN)
Crossover2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.0 kHz
Frequency Response 30° Off-Axis±3dB from 64 Hz - 17 kHz
Suitable Amplifier Power Range15 - 100 watts
Maximum Input Power50 watts

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)19
Frequency Response±3dB from 65 Hz - 21 kHz
Impedance8 ohms
Sensitivity93 dB
Speaker TypeCenter Channel Speakers
Depth (in.)11.13
Height (in.)7.25
Width (in.)19.75
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