Premier 200B is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Paradigm. It features a 1" Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6.5" Carbon-Infused Polypropylene Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 55-25k Hz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. Paradigm 200B has an MSRP of 1000$ per pair.
Premier 200B is a member of Paradigm's Premier series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Paradigm Premier Series Speakers
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Paradigm 200B has a Frequency response range of 55-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 15-130 watts. At a minimum frequency of 55 Hz, Premier 200B will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Here we have a comparison of how Premier 200B's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 1000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Bookshelf speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Paradigm 200B's 55Hz:
Impedance and Sensitivity
Paradigm 200B's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 90 dB.
Is the Paradigm Premier 200B an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Paradigm Premier 200B is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Paradigm Premier 200B is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
Premier 200B features Posts type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Paradigm 200B Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Paradigm 200B has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13-7/16 x 7-13/16 x 12-7/8inch (342.0 x 199.0 x 328.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 8.18kg / 18lbs.
Cabinet type and Materials
Paradigm 200B has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and MDF/Lacquer finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Paradigm 200B is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Paradigm 200B is available in Gloss Black.
Premier 200B doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
Premier 200B comes with grilles. The purpose of the speaker grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of Paradigm 200B?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Premier 200B:
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For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Paradigm Premier 200B, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Paradigm 200B
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Paradigm Premier 200B speaker:
Official Brochure for Paradigm 200B
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Paradigm Premier 200B speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Paradigm 200B
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.