Paradigm Defiance X12

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Defiance subwoofers deliver pure power, unleashed by clean, efficient amplification in a mix of six models, from entry-level to ultimate performance. With app control and Anthem Room Correction (ARC®), you'll have powerful, perfectly balanced bass at your fingertips.

Using your mobile device or optional calibrated microphone (included), ARC® measures your space, compares it to lab standard using proprietary advanced DSP algorithms, and instantly removes performance-robbing anomalies. The result is easy to hear: realistically blended, accurately rendered deep bass. Professional room correction at the touch of a button.


  • DESIGN 12" (305 mm) Driver with ART™ Surround,
  • 650W RMS (1300W Dynamic Peak), Class-D amplifier,
  • App controlled via smartphone, Anthem Room Correction (ARC®) Included
  • AMPLIFIER 1300 watts Dynamic Peak; 650 watts RMS
  • AMPLIFIER FEATURES Auto-On / Off, improved soft-clipping circuitry
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE  ON-AXIS ±3 dB from 20Hz – 230Hz
  • ROOM CORRECTION Anthem Room Correction (ARC®) Included
  • LOW FREQUENCY DRIVER 12" (305 mm) ART™ Surround with carbon-loaded polypropylene cone
  • Satin Black WEIGHT 62 lbs. (28.1 kg)
  • LOW PASS FILTER FREQUENCY Variable 30Hz - 120Hz
  • SUB / SAT PHASE ALIGNMENT Variable 0° - 180° App or Control Panel
  • INPUTS Three RCA (Left, Right, and LFE) for left/right lineout and/or Sub-Out from receiver/processor or other line-level source, Two Speaker Level (Left and Right) for input from amplifier or other speaker level source, One Micro USB for ARC™ and firmware u
  • COMPATIBLE PRODUCTS Defiance WT Wireless Kit (sold separately)
  • DIMENSIONS  HXWXD (INCLUDES GRILLE) 19 7/16" × 18" × 19 7/16" (49.3cm × 45.7cm × 49.4cm)

Paradigm Defiance X12 Subwoofer

"The Defiance X12 subwoofer continues Paradigm’s long tradition of offering high-value powered subwoofers. It faces stiff competition from many manufacturers, including some that provide outstanding value through online sales, such as SVS and Hsu Research -- but few of those subs, if any, offer a room-correction system as advanced as ARC, which makes the X12 stand out in a crowded field. The Paradigm Defiance X12 deserves serious consideration by anyone looking for a reasonably priced, high-quality subwoofer to complement a very capable two-channel or multichannel system."

-- Roger Kanno, SoundStage! Hi-Fi

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