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    An elegant and powerful hybrid of the Paradigm and Paradigm Reference product lines, the Special Edition collection boasts the best of both worlds.
    Atlanta, GA – CEDIA Expo 2009 – September 9, 2009 – Hall C, Booth 3325 –
    Paradigm Electronics Inc., an international leader in speaker design and manufacturing, announces the Special Edition (SE) Series, a limited and unique addition to the Paradigm® collection. Combining elements from the affordable audiophile-quality Paradigm line and higher-end Paradigm Reference line, the SE series speakers brings a new generation of affordable elegance to the company’s vast offerings. The SE series features the SE1, a bookshelf speaker, the SE3, a floorstanding model and the SE Center and SE Subwoofer, all outfitted with stylish real wood veneer cabinets. Paradigm Special Edition (SE) speakers, with soft edges, clean lines, state-of-the-art technology, compact dimensions and real wood veneer cabinets are a stepping stone to the world of high-end audio for budget conscious consumers.

    Like the award-winning and ever popular Monitor Series, the SE line will boast Paradigm’s SuperDrive™ technology, which combines very high efficiency with very high output and ultra-low distortion. This results in top-level performance from the Special Edition line regardless of amplification. The drivers represent a best of breed hybrid mix that includes high frequency drivers from the Paradigm Monitor Series and mineral-filled polypropylene bass/midrange drivers handed down right from the Paradigm Reference Studio Series. Both the SE 1 bookshelf and SE 3 floorstanding boast the benefits of an aluminum midrange including remarkable clarity, superb extended bass response and elimination of unwanted resonance and distortion.

    Aesthetically speaking, the Paradigm SE series presents a system with clean lines, soft edges and general design characteristics seamlessly integrated into the home décor. With a reasonable footprint, this collection provides real wood veneer finishes for customers seeking sophisticated appearance at a competitive price.


    SE 1 Bookshelf
    • Two-driver 2-way bookshelf/stand-mounted:
    • 5-1/2˝ M-ICP™ mid/bass, 1˝ H-PTD™ dome
    • Estimated $299 MSRP
    SE 3 Floorstanding
    • Four-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
    • Estimated $699 MSRP
    SE Center
    • Four-driver 3-way center channel
    • Two 5-1/2˝ carbon-infused polypropylene bass,
    • 3-1/2˝ M-ICP™ midrange, 1˝ H-PTD™ dome
    • Estimated $499 MSRP
    SE Subwoofer
    • Bass Reflex Single Driver Design10 Driver with CAP™ Carbon / Aramid Fiber Polypropylene Cone
    [*]900 watts Dynamic Peak / 300 watts RMS Sustained
    [*] Paradigm's Proprietary Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Design
    [*]Comprehensive Range of Input and Control Facilities
    [*]USB Port for use with the critically acclaimed Paradigm Perfect Bass Kit (PBK™) Room Correction System
    [*]Estimated $699 MSRP

    The SE Series will be available and shipping at the end of September 2009. Paradigm’s Perfect Bass Kit (PBK) is available as an upgrade and sold separately.

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