MERIDIAN AUDIO NOT ON EBAY: Dozens of pre-owned pieces FOR SALE

EXPLORER 2 … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/convertitori/298780/ G01 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/24/451429.php G56 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/24/451430.php 506-20 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1854764141-meridian-506-20-met-chord-interlink 206 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1854652230-meridian-206-b-cd-speler-tda1547-bitstream-topstaat 263 … http://www.audiopigiau.lt/produktas/meridian-263-delta-sigma/?utm_source=Google%20Shopping&utm_campaign=Hifishark&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=12434 208 … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/radio-s/a99495458-meridian-compact-disk-player-208-no-reserve PARTS D600 … https://www.adverts.ie/home-audio/meridian-d600-active-loudspeakers-for-parts-or-fix/27147227 G98 … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/153872032/meridian-g98.php 551 … https://www.audiodoo.de/hifi-marktplatz/inserat.html?tx_pnmaudiodoo_pi5%5BshowAd%5D=22550 506 16 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1835382783-meridian-506-16-gezocht 506 20 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1835207513-meridian-506-20-cd-speler 204 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/overige-audio-tv-en-foto/m1816581916-meridian-tuner-204 DSP 5000 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/stereo-sets/m1818496171-meridian-500-en-dsp5000 507 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1835059395-meridian-507-cd-speler G08 … https://www.audio-markt.de/market/meridian-g08-8182528503 CORE 200 […]

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BRITISH DACS NOT ON EBAY: Dozens for sale. List updated July 21st.

THE PUBLISHERS DO NOT VOUCH FOR ANY CONTENTS HERE.THE LISTING YOU ARE ABOUT TO VISIT MAY BE A SCAM. PLEASE BE CAREFUL —//— ARCAM … https://tmraudio.com/components/d-a-converters/arcam-irdac-d-a-converter-remote-black-ir-dac/ ARCAM AIRDAC … https://hifi.nl/tweedehands/10047930/Arcam-airDAC.html ARCAM D33 … https://hifitorget.se/visa_annons.php/arcam_d33_dac_114446.htm ARCAM D33 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649868775-naim-dac-v1-mint-condition/ ARCAM DELTA BLACK BOX … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/other/listing-2882659302.htm ARCAM FMJ … https://www.hifi-forsale.co.uk/moreinfo.php?prod_title=Arcam_FMJ_D33_DAC&p=dac&prod_id=103202&offset= ARCAM IR … https://www.stereonet.com/forums/topic/541291-arcam-irdac-award-winning-dac-read-description/ ARCAM IRDAC MK2 […]

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BREAKING RANK: Who will be the first big maker to bypass the UK audio retailer network?

Michael Vronski … I don’t claim to be a futurologist. However sometimes it’s possible to read some signs and occasionally for a view of which way the commercial wind is blowing. And I mean the way that wind is blowing, but not necessarily the speed and strength of that wind.My belief is that with the […]

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AUDIO NATIONALISM: Are the English really the natural leaders when it comes to sound quality?

Michael Vronsky asks editor Neil McCauley: Neil –  is it jingoistic to believe that the English really are the natural leaders when it comes to sound quality? That would be a tough one because as an editor I can think of countries all over the world who give anyone a run for their money. I […]

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BUT DID YOU? So, got what you bargained for did you?

Michael Vronsky writes: Did we in the high-end buyers arena get what we bargained for when we chose the lowest price over service and advice? Dealers have always discounted. It’s implicit in the descriptive word ‘dealers’ i.e. ‘to deal’ Perhaps ‘retailer’ might be more appropriate? Anyway – even famous dealers may be obliged to offer […]

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SPEAKER CROSSOVERS: Active vs. passive

Which is better and why? An active crossover or a passive built-in crossover? And how do each of these two electronic frequency dividing networks actually do their job? Watch Now  

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MQA One Year Later …… Suddenly, More Questions

Doug Schneider writes …. On April 1, 2016, we published “Myriad Questions About MQA,” my article about Master Quality Authenticated (MQA), a digital music format for high-resolution music files developed by Meridian Audio and now spun off as MQA Limited. (Audiophiles define high-resolution music file as a PCM digital file with a bit depth and/or […]

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LECSON: 1974 Design Arts Journal Text

From the 1970s ….. Lecson AC1 and API pre-amplifier and power amplifier audio Units. Made by Lecson Audio Ltd, St Ives, Huntingdonshire. Designed by Robert Stuart, BSc (Eng), MSc, DIC of Lecson Audio and Allen Boothroyd, Mdes RCA, MSIA, DA (Manc), of HuIme Chadwick & Partners. Approximate retail prices: AC1 £100 API £75 ex VAT […]

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LECSON: AP1, ProAc, Celef, Lentek Monitors, Sonab, LS3/5a and Harbeth HL1 Mk3

Hello Howard. Memory test! I remember a couple of years ago you recommended a speaker that mated particularly well with the Lecson AP1 power amplifier.  Hope all is well, John Hello John. Oh wow. At my age, trying to remember? You are kidding, right? On a more serious note though, here are the ones that […]

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LECSON: The official site

Long before there was a Meridian audio, the Boothroyd/Stuart team formed Lecson Audio.   Aficionados from the 1970’s will remember Lecson primarily for their flat multicolored preamplifier and cylindrical amplifier, but like most enterprises the story goes much deeper. They are also one of the few audio firms to win a Design Council Award and be […]

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MERIDIAN: DSP 5000 speakers – bin, keep, replace or what?

I have recently acquired a Meridian home theatre system as a result of a house move. I’m more into audio than movies so thinking of replacing this with a Naim-centric system making use of my existing UnitiServe. The main stereo speakers are DSP5500s which although having a tremendous sense of power and control are a […]

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BOOTHROYD STUART MERIDIAN: Their ultra-rare 107 power amp and … a powerfully incontinent white dove

Q: Gentlemen, whatever happened to the Boothroyd-Stewart ‘Orpheus’ pre and power amp? Did they ever make into production? The preamp was a gorgeous looking precursor to the ‘rainbow’ Lecson pre. Very ’70s (should suit André) with a Nextel suede finish. Can’t find an image, but it had the sort of design aesthetics that would, I’m […]

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MERIDIAN: Their 101, 103 & 103D amplifiers revisited and …. the elusive 102

Gentlemen – what can you tell me about the Meridian 101/103D amplifiers from the 1970s? They look like a bargain on e-bay. The 101 series preamps are tremendous value on the used market today fetching ridiculously low prices given the clarity and transparency of the reproduction. They use DIN plugs throughout, other than later versions […]

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MERIDIAN: Their gimmick-free golden years of 2-channel music

Howard Popeck: Emerging phoenix-like or perhaps Cinderella-like out of the turmoil of Lecson via the short-lived Orpheus designs, Bob Stuart and Allen Boothroyd announced the arrival of BS Meridian in Hi-fi News 35 years ago. The series 1 system comprised initially the 101 preamp, the 103 power amp and the astonishing M1 active speakers with […]

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