Published On: August 26, 2011

Paradigm Introduces Monitor Series 7 Loudspeakers

Published On: August 26, 2011

Paradigm Introduces Monitor Series 7 Loudspeakers

Paradigm has released an update to the Monitor lineup. This new line is the Monitor 7 line, and it features a solution for all areas of audio and home theater needs for the consumer marketplace.

Paradigm_Monitor_7_Speaker_Line.jpgParadigm recently announced the Monitor Series 7 loudspeakers for music and home theater — a complete redesign of the lineup, technologically and aesthetically. This generation reportedly offers critical sonic refinements through the introduction of Paradigm Reference design and technology.

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Monitor Series 7 design highlights:
• Self-aligning magnetic grille design. Honeycomb interior corner architecture ensures a more spacious and transparent sound.
• Complete baffle redesign: MDF across the board for further reportedly increased solidity and cabinet resonance reduction; Magnetic baffle design makes it easier to remove should servicing be necessary.
• 20% overall reduction in model footprints – floor standers and center channels.
• Monitor 7 is a new size and a 3-driver model (vs. 4 drivers in previous iterations) covering the spectrum through a tweeter, mid/bass and bass driver.
• Monitor 11 is now the size of the original Monitor 9 v.6 but a 5-driver model (vs. 4 drivers in previous iterations) covering the spectrum through a tweeter, dedicated midrange driver and three bass drivers with audible improvements in sensitivity and extension
• Two new center channels have been introduced to replace the original CC-190, CC-290 and CC-390 – the new centers are known as Center 1 and Center 2 and both include decreased footprints to better fit today’s a/v furniture sizes.
• Monitor Surround 1 has replaced the ADP’s of the previous Monitor Series and Surround 2 featuring revised design and technology in an attempt to handle the way sound is being mastered and mixed in today’ s recording studios.

Monitor Series 7 is available in Black Ash and a new Heritage Cherry finish. Surrounds are in Black. Model lineup and estimated US FMV pricing for the series is as follows:

Atom Monitor: $199
Mini Monitor: $279
Monitor 7: $449
Monitor 9: $599
Monitor 11: $799
Center 1: $379
Center 3: $599
Surround 1: $279
Surround 3 $399

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• Explore reviews for Floorstanding Speakers and Bookshelf Speakers.

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