Paradigm Reference Servo-15 powered subwoofer Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: active, front-firing, sealed-enclosure, servo-controlled, closed-loop, audio/video subwoofer system with outboard X-30 crossover/control module. Drive-unit: 15" Kevlar-fiber reinforced composite cone with 2.1" voice-coil, 1" maximum excursion. Frequency response: 17-80Hz, +/-2dB. Total harmonic distortion: +/-0.3% at 50Hz, 90dB SPL. Amplifier: 400W RMS continuous output. Input impedance: 20k ohms.
Controls: Subwoofer: level, 3-way power switch (Off/Signal Sense/Always On); IEC detachable line cord socket; single-ended input connector (RCA jack). Control module front panel: Phase (0-180 degrees), Low-Pass Frequency Cutoff sonic filter (35-150Hz active low-pass filter, 18dB/octave active filter), Bass Level continuous. Control module rear panel: RCA single-ended inputs, outputs for two subwoofers, three pairs of RCA jacks for high-pass outputs (40Hz, 80Hz, 120Hz active high-pass filter, 18dB/octave), AC power jack, "wall wart" power supply.
Dimensions: 20" (508mm) H by 18" (457mm) W by 21.75" (552mm) D. X-30 control module: 7.25" (184mm) W by 1.8" (48mm) H by 5" (125mm) D. Weights: subwoofer, 78 lbs (35.5kg); control module, 2.7 lbs (1.2kg).
Finishes: black ash laminate; light cherry or rosenut wood veneer, add $250.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 11139.
Price: $1500. Approximate number of dealers: 350. Warranty: 3 years, home use only. Does not cover thermal damage.
Manufacturer: Paradigm, 205 Annagem Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2V1, Canada. Tel: (905) 632-0180. Fax: (905) 632-0183. Web:

205 Annagem Blvd.
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2V1