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It lineup of speakers are the latest version of the popular Monitor series of speakers offered by Paradigm.

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Pros

Excellent sound quality for a good price

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Excellent build quality

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affordable for a nicer home theater system

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good efficiency

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Available in three wood finishes (Rosenut, Black Ash, Cherry)

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variety of sizes and price points

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vinyl wood finish that looks/feels like real wood

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Paradigm is a fantastic brand with good customer support

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center channel and surround speakers have 3-way configuration

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LOUD

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surround speakers have excellent bass

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Cons

Difficult to find online or to find an authorized dealer

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massive center channel (CC-390)

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front and center speakers have rear-mounted ports which limits placement options

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The Paradigm Monitor v.5 lineup of speakers are the latest version of the popular Monitor series of speakers offered by Paradigm, the Canadian speaker manufacturer. This is the fifth generation of Monitor speakers and include newly designed bookshelf, floorstanding, center channel, and surround speakers. They first started appearing in Paradigms dealer stores in November 2006. The Monitor product line is an entry-level speaker in Paradigm's catalog. The step-up product lines are the Studio Series and Signature Series and are marketed under the Paradigm Reference brand

Monitor v.5 Lineup
  • Atom Monitor ($249 / pair) - 4-driver 2-way bookshelf: 5-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome; (Replaces Atom, Titan)
  • Mini Monitor ($379 / pair) - 2-driver 2-way bookshelf: 6-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome; (Replaces Focus, Mini)
  • Titan Monitor ($499/ pair) - 2-driver 2-way bookshelf: 7-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome; (Replaces Monitor 3 and 5)
  • Monitor 7 ($649 / pair) - 4-driver 2-1/2-way floorstanding: Two 5-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, 5-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass,1" H-PTD dome (Replaces Esprit and Phantom)
  • Monitor 9 ($899 / pair) - 4-driver 2-1/2-way floorstanding: Two 6-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, 6-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass,1" H-PTD dome
  • Monitor 11 ($1199 / pair) - 4-driver 2-1/2-way floorstanding: Two 7-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, 7-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome
  • CC-190 ($249) - 4-driver 3-way center channel: Two 5-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, 3-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome (Replaces CC-170)
  • CC-290 ($399) - 4-driver 3-way center channel: Two 6-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, 4-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome (Replaces CC-270 and 370).CC 290
  • CC-390 ($599) - 7-driver 3-way center channel: Four 6-1/2" carbon-infused polypropylene bass, two 4-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, 1" H-PTD dome
  • ADP-190 ($199 each) - 4-driver 2-way surround/rear: Two 5-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, two 1" H-PTD domes (Replaces ADP-170)
  • ADP-390 ($349 each) - 5-driver 3-way surround/rear: One carbon-infused polypropylene bass, two 4-1/2" M-ICP mid/bass, two 1" H-PTD domes (Replaces ADP-370).

 

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