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Soundtrack 2 System: The Paradigm Soundtrack 2 system consists of a
self-amplified soundbar speaker and a wireless powered subwoofer. The Soundtrack
2 system easily connects to your flat-panel TV for realistic room-filling sound,
without the need for a separate receiver or rear speakers. The Soundtrack 2
offers optical digital, stereo analog, and Bluetooth connectivity. An IR remote
is included for wireless operation of the system or program the system to
respond to your TV's IR remote.
Dolby Digital Decoding + Paradigm Virtual Surround: The
Soundtrack 2 system decodes Dolby Digital through its optical (toslink) digital
input and provides virtual surround sound from just its active soundbar speaker and
subwoofer via proprietary DSP technology, known as "Paradigm Virtual Surround".
In most systems without dedicated surround/rear speakers much of the impact of
surround sound is lost, since there are no physical speaker channels to deliver
it. Paradigm Virtual Surround processing ensures none of this impactful sound
is lost. Through sophisticated mathematical algorithms, Paradigm Virtual
Surround gathers all the neglected sonic information in a central sweet spot,
then redirects it into the front left and right channels of the soundbar speaker, sending it out into
the room in a way that creates the auditory illusion of surround sound with an
enveloping audio experience.
Note: The Paradigm Virtual Surround mode can be turned off
for 2-channel stereo music listening.
Self-Amplified Soundbar Speaker: The self-amplified soundbar speaker
is equipped with six drivers (three drivers per left/right channel). Each
channel features a 1" Ferro-Fluid Cooled Dome Tweeter, 4.5" Bass/Midrange
Woofer, and Dual 4" Passive Radiators. This driver configuration provides a wide
soundstage with excellent stereo imaging.
- 1" Ferro-Fluid Cooled Dome Tweeters: The soundbar speaker employs
two 1" satin-anodized, pure-aluminum dome tweeters. Fluid cooling the voice coil improves
power handling which improves the accuracy, purity and range of the
- 4" Bass/Midrange Woofers: The soundbar uses two 4"
mineral-filled polypropylenes bass/midrange woofers. This material delivers
a superb low-mass, high-stiffness ratio for excellent reproduction in the
higher midrange and fast transient response (explosions, etc.). The material
is also an effective damper for distortion as the woofers move back and
- 4" Passive Radiators: The two 4" passive radiators are
constructed of a mineral-filled polypropylene. The dual radiators extend the
soundbar speaker's range in the lower bass frequencies.
Wireless Powered Subwoofer: The Paradigm Soundtrack 2 system includes a
wireless powered subwoofer. This compact, low-profile sub features an 8"
laminated polypropylene cone driver with a 1.5" high-temperature aluminum-wire
voice coil. Dual ports ensure even, articulate, well-timed bass performance.
Oversized ports and driver are arranged in a perpendicular array to achieve the
low-profile design. The powered sub receives its audio signal wirelessly from
the Soundtrack 2 system's soundbar speaker (a mono-RCA connection is also offered,
if you prefer a wired connection between the soundbar and the sub). You can
adjust the volume level of the sub independently from the soundbar speaker,
using its rear-panel rotary volume level knob.
Note: The Soundtrack 2 system features a 2.4GHz
uncompressed digital self-sensing design that will automatically adjust for the
best wireless connection while monitoring the integrity of the data stream. You
are able to place the wireless sub up to 50' from the soundbar speaker.
Class-D Amplification + DSP: Both the soundbar and wireless
subwoofer feature Class-D amplification. The soundbar's Class-D amp delivers 25
watts x 2-channel (RMS) and 50 watts x 2-channel (Peak). The sub's integrated
amplifier provides 100 watts of power (RMS) or 250 watts of power (Peak). The Paradigm Soundtrack
2's DSP (digital
signal processing) design uses sophisticated mathematical algorithms to shape
frequency response so that even when the system is playing at loud levels, sound
is clear, musical, and authentic.
Molded ABS Enclosures: Both the soundbar speaker and wireless powered
sub feature a molded ABS enclosure in a black matte finish.
Analog + Digital Inputs: The Paradigm Soundtrack 2 system offers one
digital inputs and two analog inputs (all found on the rear-panel of the
soundbar speaker). The soundbar speaker is fitted with a single optical
(toslink) digital audio input which supports 2-channel PCM & Dolby Digital. The soundbar is also fitted with a 3.5mm input and
a stereo RCA input for connection of an analog device.
Note: The digital optical output terminals of most newer
flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby
Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection, or
connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from sources connected to
the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your Blue-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).
Bluetooth Audio w/ aptX: The Paradigm Soundtrack 2 features
built-in Bluetooth (A2DP/AVRCP) so you can wirelessly stream stored music and
music apps on your Apple device (iPod/iPhone/iPad), Android smartphone/tablet,
or other compatible device to the soundbar speaker system. It even offers aptX
audio coding in order two wirelessly deliver CD-quality sound from select
Android mobile devices to the system. You'll be able to control basic playback
functions (Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from the Soundtrack 2 system's IR remote. You
will still continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for advance music
navigation and to view song/artist information.
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the Paradigm Soundtrack 2.
Remote Control: The Paradigm Soundtrack 2 system comes with an IR remote
control for wireless operation. The remote turns the system's power on/off,
switches between inputs, and controls volume up/down. The remote can also be
used to control basic music playback functions (Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track)
of your Bluetooth-paired device. You can also program the
system's volume functions to operate from your TV's remote control.
Mounting Options: The soundbar speaker can be placed on a
flat-surface below your flat-panel TV using the supplied feet. You can also
mount the soundbar speaker to the wall using the included keyhole mounting
brackets (mounting screws not supplied). The wireless powered subwoofer can be
positioned horizontally (using the supplied feet) or vertically (using the