Paradigm Reference Signature S2 loudspeaker Specifications
Description: Two-way, reflex-loaded, magnetically shielded, stand-mounted loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (25mm) G-PAL, gold-anodized aluminum-dome tweeter; 7" (178mm) MLP, mica-loaded polymer-cone woofer. Crossover frequency: 1.8kHz. Crossover slopes: third-order, electroacoustic. Frequency response: 52Hz–22kHz, ±2dB on-axis; 52Hz–20kHz, ±2dB, 30º off-axis. Low-frequency extension: 38Hz DIN (–3dB in a typical listening room). Impedance: "compatible with 8 ohms." Sensitivity: 88dB/2.83V/m, anechoic. Recommended amplification power: 15–225W. Maximum input power: 140W with typical program source, provided the amplifier clips no more than 10% of the time.
Dimensions: 15" (381mm) H by 8.25" (210mm) W by 14" (316mm) D. Weight: 56 lbs (25.4kg). Internal volume: 13.7 liters (0.48ft3).
Finishes: Cherry, Natural Bird's-eye Maple, Rosewood, Piano Black Gloss; black or brown grille cloth.
Serial numbers of units reviewed: 10384, 10385.
Price: $1900–$2200/pair, depending on finish. Matching Premier J-29 speaker stand sold separately. Approximate number of dealers: 350.
Manufacturer: Paradigm Electronics Inc., 205 Annagem Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2V1, Canada. Tel: (905) 632-0180. Fax: (905) 632-0183. Web: www.paradigm.com.