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Paradigm PDR 8

Paradigm PDR 8
alaScore 82

11 reviews

Oct, 2018

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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 products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price.

price, size

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

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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

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Paradigm Reference PDR-8 Subwoofers


I was excited when I first go this sub.

Oct, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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Paradigm PDR-8 - (Subwoofers)

Feb, 2007

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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

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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