Meridian is committed to developing high resolution audio solutions that are easy to install and integrate seamlessly with existing systems from other suppliers, while providing the peerless performance that gives customers the very best experience.
These products, designed and manufactured in Meridian’s UK facility, emphasize this commitment: two new Power Amps that can add muscle and quality to any existing system and a new zone controller that provides a multitude of control options and can be used in a wide variety of applications. These products are very competitively priced and can be easily integrated with a vast array of technology, so installers can take advantage of Meridian’s market-leading audio expertise on any project they are working on.
The Meridian 258 is a dedicated rack-mount Eight-Channel Power Amplifier that can be integrated with any existing passive loudspeaker system. This powerful, high performance cold-running Class D amplifier is suitable for a wide range of applications and delivers >100W per channel into 4 Ohms. At only 1U high and carrying a 5 year manufacturer’s warranty, the 258 is a category changing amplifier and as with all Meridian products is manufactured in the UK. This very competitively priced power amp enables dealers to boost their client’s audio systems with some Meridian muscle.
The Meridian 857 is a Reference Two-Channel Power Amplifier delivering 500W per channel into 4 Ohms. This Hi-Res Audio amplifier, bridgeable to >1.5KW, is available as a dedicated rack-mount variant and incorporates a totally new design based upon extensive research. Tremendously powerful with an incredibly low noise floor, the Meridian 857 represents a step change in amplifier design. Similarly to the 258, the 857 has been specifically designed to work with any audio product, so that dealers can include Meridian Hi Res-enabling technology with their client’s preferred brand of loudspeaker.
The Meridian 218 Zone Controller – combining digital and analogue inputs and outputs, the Sooloos/MQA–enabled Meridian 218 is suitable for a wide range of distributed audio applications from single zone to multi-zone use. With control features including IP and IR, easily integrated with 3rd Party control systems, this versatile 1U-high product can be rack, shelf, or wall mounted. The 218 can offer a comprehensive and powerful solution to a distributed audio system, regardless of budget.