Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Paradigm PDR 8

Paradigm PDR 8
alaScore 82

11 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Paradigm PDR 8. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Paradigm PDR 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 8 of 8 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (3)

Expert review by : Tony Leotta (

Paradigm PDR-W100 Wireless Subwoofer Preview


Paradigm Electronics Inc. announced its first contribution to the wireless subwoofer category today at CES 2011 with the new Paradigm PDR-W100

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


I was excited when I first go this sub.

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


Get it! Look for this on the used market find it buy it!! I put this next to my velodyne minivee for comparison. Kept up nicely..and we are talking about a 900.00 dollar sub vs 100.00.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


i love this sub. i bought it from a couple moving to spain. pretty much a steal. OMG for its size it sounds amazing!! i replaced my Sony 8 inch sub with this. Huge difference! im running it from my 6 month old Denon avr-589.

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

Paradigm PDR-8 - (Subwoofers)

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


When I first listenend to the PDR-8 with my HT set up, I said to myself, " WOW, this subwoofer sounds great." My set up consists of Mains=Titans, Center=CC-190, and Surrounds=Atoms. The PDR-8 blended well with my speakers and was able to produce the...

Feb, 2007

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


I believe this "little" subwoofer has tighter/cleaner bass than most in its price range. It was the best bang for the buck and listened to more expensive Velodynes etc. I am very very happy with this little monster. I even listened to the 10" Paradigm...

Jun, 2004

Consumer review (

Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


Not the best sub I've heard, but I'm happy with it for the price. Mine had a horrible 60hz hum when new. The hum was easily heard from 10-12 feet away. The salesperson indicated this was a common problem with this model and told me I couldn't return a...

Mar, 2004

Product Specifications

PDR Series powered subwoofers offer superb definition and impact for any music or home theater system. These ported designs use 90 - 110W amplifiers and high-power bass drivers to deliver outstanding bass performance.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Paradigm Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Paradigm PDR



Remote Control

Type: None

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Nominal (RMS) Output Power:90Watt
Response Bandwidth:29 - 150Hz
Speaker System Type:Subwoofer