We welcome Meridian Audio

the pioneers of high resolution audio

 
ABOUT MERIDIAN

Since 1977, Meridian Audio has been crafting innovative, elegant, high-performance audio solutions. From its compact DSP loudspeakers with integrated amplification to its user-friendly music management platform Sooloos, Meridian delivers easy to install, high-resolution audio systems for home cinemas and whole home solutions. The Meridian Audio experience is now also available in the latest models from Jaguar Land Rover, thanks to a collaborative partnership between these two leaders of British innovation and engineering.

 
DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

In short, DSP enables our products to achieve an extremely accurate reproduction of audio signals. This is one of the reasons why when you listen to a Meridian system, it feels as though the artist is right there in the room with you.

One of the most exciting capabilities of DSP is the level of control and adaptability it offers. Here are just a few of the many revolutionary Meridian product features that would be simply impossible to reproduce in the conventional analog domain...

MQA - Master Quality Authenticated / EBA - Enhanced Bass Alignment / MRH - Meridian High Resolution

 

 

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DSP5200.2

DSP5200.2 is a full range floor standing loudspeaker which adopts the same cabinet design and technology principles as the flagship DSP8000. The latest edition, our DSP5200.2, takes this technology to a new level with a series of technological innovations that deliver superior performance in many areas.

Built by hand in the UK, each Meridian DSP5200.2 Digital Active loudspeaker features the latest Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology. This ingenious, yet elegant design means that the loudspeaker enclosure contains the entire system’s electronics including three custom drivers, amplifiers and advanced sound-shaping DSP computers in each cabinet.

The DSP 5200.2 can be used as a stand-alone pair or as part of a multi-loudspeaker installation in applications such as a home cinema. From small sized rooms to more spacious environments, the DSP5200.2 fits in perfectly.

 

 

DSP3200

The DSP3200 is a compact loudspeaker that provides a powerful performance well beyond its compact size and is designed for intimate listening spaces or as part of a larger installation. It employs Meridian’s award-winning DSP technologies with two integrated amplifiers, onboard digital signal processing, and two drivers.

The DSP3200 is suited for use in a wide variety of locations including bookshelf, on wall and on Meridian floor stands. The speakers are also ideal for use in multi-room installations and home cinemas and are the perfect partner for the Meridian Audio Core 200 which can be connected by SpeakerLink cables.

Reference 857

Our most powerful reference two-channel amplifier has been designed and built to deliver the best possible Hi-Res audio performance from any high-quality passive loudspeaker system. Its low-feedback construction provides ultra-low distortion, ensuring an unparalleled level of clarity and transparency across the audible range.

Bridgeable to over 1.5Kw, the Meridian 857 features a totally new design for a Meridian power amplifier, borne out of extensive research, experience and a thorough understanding of psychoacoustic principles.

Reference 818v3

The ultimate home audio system hub, the 818v3 Reference Audio Core is the highest performance two-channel preamplifier and Sooloos end-point manufactured by Meridian. This is a high-performance pre-amplifier with a full suite of the unique resolution enhancement technologies that have made Meridian famous.

With extensive connection options for all of your audio sources, the 818v3 also have our award-winning Meridian Sooloos endpoint built in, for the ultimate streaming experience. The 818v3 also contains a brand new DSP chip that offers lip-sync control and DSD playback (DoP) and full MQA support.

218 Zone Controller

The 218 Zone Controller contains all of the functionality needed to create a Hi-Res audio zone. Accommodating both local and distributed audio, whether analog or digital, the Meridian 218, which comes equipped with lip-sync technology is also an endpoint for our award-winning Sooloos music management platform.

With both digital and analog inputs and outputs, the MQA–enabled Meridian 218 is suitable for a wide range of distributed audio applications from single zone to multi-zone use. Control features including IP and IR, allow this versatile 1U tall product to be easily partnered with any of Meridian’s power amplifiers or DSP loudspeakers.

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