Meridian is unveiling its the brand-new 210 Streamer at ISE 2019. The product is designed to help integrators meet client demand for reliable, high quality audio streaming throughout the home, with minimal fuss and with maximum quality.
The 210 can be connected over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to any smart phone or tablet, with volume and playback controls synchronised between streaming apps and the Meridian system. Supporting Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay and Roon, as well as offering DLNA / UPnP compatibility, the 210 can also be connected directly to a pair of DSP loudspeakers or to any system via a SpeakerLink input for more flexibility.
With its built-in Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) decoder and Meridian High Resolution (MHR) audio, the 210 is capable of delivering flawless, studio master quality MQA encoded music without degradation or loss in quality, says the maker.
Also featured will be the award-winning 271 Digital Theatre Controller provides the ideal link to integrate any analogue or digital AV processor or receiver with Meridian’s DSP loudspeakers, delivering high-quality, immersive, Hi-Res audio for home theatre.
Meridian says this breakthrough product allows technology integrators to deliver the most exceptional and immersive home cinema experience yet to their customers, complete with the highest quality dynamics and clarity, in analogue, digital and 3D format applications.
The 271 offers 16 unbalanced inputs, 16 balanced inputs and the option of 16 digital inputs, depending on the choice of processor. This enables the connection of any Atmos, Auro or DTS-X processor to Meridian speakers.
In addition, the 251 Powered Zone Controller features two powerful cool-running channels of on-board amplification enabled for Hi-Res audio, including Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) audio. It also offers IP and IR control, a native iPad network control app and Meridian Sooloos control.
Meridian’s UHD722 Ultra High Definition HDMI Processor is a 4K switching solution with built-in Multichannel Meridian High Resolution (MMHR), which will also be featured at the event. It is designed to be the perfect link between a Meridian system and the latest HDMI-equipped video sources.
Providing seamless audio, the UHD722 features Meridian’s unique Hi-Res Upsampling and Apodising technologies to offer the best possible performance from Blu-ray Disc, satellite/TV receivers and games consoles.
All of this top end tech can be seen on Stand 7-H240.