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Paradigm Titan Speakers Review by Jim P

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Model: Titan
Category: Speakers
Suggested Retail Price: $199.00
Description: 6.5
Manufacturer URL: Paradigm
Model Picture: View

Review by Jim P on May 01, 2000 at 01:41:54
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I bought the Titan's to replace my Infinity LMPS sat's. I'm very happy with them considering the amount of money they cost, $200 and the light cherry finish. They are of pretty lightweight constructon but look at how much they cost. I like their sound but can be a little boomy in the bass region. I reset the receiver to small and let the sub take up the slack and this helped out. They can play fairly loudly but would caution about putting to much power to them as they are rated at 60 watts rms with an amp rating of 15-100. They were a litle "tizzy" when first hooked up but have smoothed out over the last 3 months. For the money they are really hard to beat. They definitely don't show the sibilence problem and thinness of my Infinity LMPS. I think if I had to do it over I would have bought the mini moniters or studio 20's from Paradigm but I don't regret the purchase, they'll do fine as rear surrounds. Great value!

Product Weakness: a little boomy if run full range, none besides considering price.
Product Strengths: Excellent value to performance ratio. Looks pretty nice in cherry finish. Sound belies their price!

Associated Equipment for this Review:
Amplifier: Yamaha RX V2095 reveiver
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none, see above
Sources (CDP/Turntable): Sony DVP-S330 DVD player
Speakers: Titan mains, Paradigm PS1000 sub, Boston CR6 rears, Infinity center and front effects
Cables/Interconnects: MITerminater 5 and coaxial interconnect, the rest is monster wire or cable
Music Used (Genre/Selections): classic rock and orchestral.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 12 x 8
Time Period/Length of Audition: 3 months
Other (Power Conditioner etc.): Monster HT800
Type of Audition/Review: Product Owner

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