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Paradigm® Shift Series 5.5" Bookshelf Speaker-Ash Black Grain

Model #: Shift A2-Ash Black
At a Glance
Paradigm® Shift Series 5.5" Bookshelf Speaker-Ash Black Grain with built-in input jacks for AirPort Express® and Bluetooth
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Play Music From A Portable Music Player, Music Server, Dock Or Computer. Hook It Up To A Tv, Guitar, Keyboard Or Mix Deck.

The Paradigm powered A2 speaker makes it possible with built-in input jacks for AirPort Express®, Bluetooth and other wireless receiving devices, allowing you to connect to third-party wireless audio devices for streaming music exactly where you want it. Play with one speaker, two speakers or multiple speakers. The A2 is made for the way you play. No matter which way you play, you're about to hear just how good audio can get.

Digital Signal Processing

  • Sophisticated mathematical algorithms shape frequency response so that even when you're listening at loud levels not only is the bass intense, overall sound from the A2 is unbelievably accurate, clear and musical.

Tech Specs

  • Tweeter: 1" Anodized pure-aluminum dome
  • Woofer: 5-1/2" Satin-anodized pure-aluminum cone
  • Frequency Response: 55 Hz - 20 kHz (+/-2 dB)
  • Amplifier: S/N Ratio: >85 dB A-weighted, 2Vrms
  • Amplifier Power: Biamplified: 2 x 50 W RMS, 80W Dynamic
  • Peak Dynamic Power: 100 Watts Dynamic Peak, 50 Watts RMS
  • Low-Frequency Extension: 30 Hz
  • Power Requirements: 120V~60 Hz 2A*
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 11" x 6-5/8" x 8-7/8"
  • Weight (unpacked): 11.6 lb
  • Warranty: 1-year limited

Ways To Play

The A2 has a set of inputs and outputs so you can play with ONE speaker, TWO speakers, or MULTIPLE speakers by daisy-chaining audio cables. No matter the application, Paradigm's got you covered:

  • Apple® iPod® / iPad® / iPhone® or any other Portable music player or dock with an audio output
  • Computer systems
  • Music servers
  • Distributed audio systems
  • Musical instruments
  • Televisions
  • DJ / Mixing decks

Apple Airport Express Integration

  • Want to stream wireless music from your computer or iPhone? The A2 has a built-in Auxiliary AC Power input, making it easy to plug an Airport Express right into the back of the speaker.
Useful Documents


Connector Type:RCA Input x 2


Tweeter Composition:Aluminum
Driver Component Size:5.5"


Volume Control:Yes


Sold As:Each


Frequency Response:55 Hz — 20 kHz (+/- 2 dB)


Color:Ash Black Grain

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)10.5000
Depth (in.)8.88
Width (in.)6.63
Height (in.)11
Impedance8 ohms
Number of Speakers1
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