We as humans find it very hard to survive without technology and electronic gadgets. This era is hence referred as a ‘Digital World’. Speakers and audio equipments are one such technological advancement which has now become a part and parcel of all of our lives. Innovation has reached such high peaks that any common element is also now used as an object of transformation. One such instance is the rock speakers whose appearance has been developed from natural rocks.
Paradigm is a Canada based high-end company manufacturing speakers for stereo and home theater applications since 1982. It was founded by Jerry VanderMarel and Scott Bagby. The main intention was to make these speakers available at affordable prices to the advantage of everyone.
Rock Monitor series from Paradigm is an attractive range of outdoor speaker. This series has two variants namely, Paradigm 80-SM and Paradigm 60-SM rock speakers. These are prominently characterized by their irregular rock shaped western sandstone finish. These are single channel system with great performance ideal for smaller outdoor spread of area.
Paradigm 80-SM has 3 drivers, two channels of L/R sound and two tweeters provided at an angle of 30 degree each. These rock speakers have twin voice coil mid/bass driver to provide you with wider dispersion.
Since its application is outdoors, the cabinet is completely sealed with absolute absence of any input or output ports that project out of the enclosure. The speakers are so intricately designed that special care has been taken to make them resistant to UV rays, weather and water.
Paradigm 80-SM is available in two super cool finishes of fieldstone and northeastern dark granite.
- These rock speakers provide high clarity sound with smooth performance.
- Ferrite magnets, die-cast aluminium along with superior motors are used.
- Stainless steel grilles to protect against mechanical damage.
- Design : 3 driver, 2X2 coaxial drivers
- Amplifier range : 15- 120 W
- Frequency response : 63 Hz – 20kHz
- Dimensions : 15.125” x 13.375” x 13”
- Weight : 17 lbs