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Paradigm® Monitor Series Black Surround 1 4.5" Rear/Surround Speaker

Model #: 1230000070
At a Glance

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.

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Get to know this product.

  • 4-driver
  • 2-way bi-directional surround/rear
  • Frequency Response On-Axis: ±2dB from 120 Hz - 20 kHz

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.

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.


Additional Speakers

Design4-driver, 2-way bi-directional surround/rear
Frequency Response On-Axis±2dB from 120 Hz - 20 kHz
High Frequency DriverTwo 1” (25mm) X-PAL™ dome, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, Perforated Phase-Aligning Tweeter (PPA™) Lens
Mid/Bass Frequency DriverTwo 4-1/2" (140mm) X-PAL™ cones, 1" (25mm) voice-coils, oversize ceramic / ferrite magnets, steel chassis
Sensitivity Room / Anechoic89 dB / 86 dB
ImpedanceCompatible with 8 ohms
Weight7.25 lbs. (3.28 kg)
Dimensions HxWxD8.50" × 9.25 × 5.11" (21.6cm × 23.5cm × 13cm)
Low Frequency Extension71 Hz
Crossover2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.0 kHz
Frequency Response 30° Off-Axis(bi-directional soundfield)
Suitable Amplifier Power Range15 - 100 watts
Maximum Input Power100 watts

Misc. Specs

Product Weight7.25
Frequency Response±2dB from 120 Hz - 20 kHz
Impedance8 ohms
Maximum Power Handling (Watts)120
Sensitivity89 dB
Speaker TypeSurround Speakers
Depth (in.)5.11
Height (in.)8.5
Width (in.)9.25
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