Meridian 818V3 Reference Audio Core

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$16,999

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 818V3 Reference Audio Core

Flexibility meets Perfection

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 has our award winning Meridian Sooloos end point 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.

Key Features

  • Multiple analogue and digital inputs enable connection to any source within a system. 

  • Unique Meridian High Resolution up-sampling offers the best possible performance from all of your sources.

  • A reference Sooloos zone delivers pristine lossless audio quality for all your music.

  • Re-clocking of the digital audio signal removes timing errors for superior clarity and resolution.

Specifications

AUDIO OUTPUTS- ANALOGUE

1x unbalanced on phono, 1x balanced on XLR-3M, rendering of decoded MQA streams

AUDIO OUTPUTS - DIGITAL

Coaxial S/PDIF ≤96kHz/24-bit 

Twin SpeakerLink, RJ45 balanced (AES/EBU) digital interface for single-cable connection to other
Meridian equipment, ≤96kHz/24-bit with MHR, and MQA signals for rendering by Meridian DSP
loudspeakers

AUDIO INPUTS - ANALOGUE

6x unbalanced on phono

AUDIO INPUTS - DIGITAL

2x Coaxial S/PDIF ≤192kHz/24-bit, DoP, 2x Toslink optical ≤96kHz/24-bit, 1x SpeakerLink ≤192kHz/24- bit, 1x Asynchronous USB ≤192kHz/24-bit, DoP, MQA source decoding, DSD (DoP) native decode

SOURCES

Meridian Sooloos System: RJ45 Ethernet connection

COMMS

Meridian Comms: 2x 240 degree 5-pinDIN, 1x SpeakerLink input with Comms, 2x SpealerLink outputs with
Comms

RS232: 9-pin D-sub, remote control & configuration

Triggers: 3x 12V (barrel connectors)

CONTROLS

Front panel: Source, Play/Pause, Previous, Next, Mute, Volume+, Volume-, Off

Behind long door: Menu, Up, Down, Left, Right, F-Fwd, F-Rwd, Setup, Source, Display, Mute, Volume+,
Volume-

Remote Control: Via MSR+ (supplied) and RS232

DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT

HEIGHT: 175mm [6.9in]

WIDTH: 480mm [18.9in]

DEPTH: 411mm [16.2in]

WEIGHT: 16.0kg [35.2lbs]

POWER

Advanced linear power supply: 110 - 120 Volt 50/60Hz, 220 - 240 Volt 50/60Hz

Max Power Consumption: 40 Watts

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