Meridian 208 CD player/preamplifier Specifications
Description: CD player with integral preamplifier and full remote control of functions via supplied 209 handset, two line-level inputs, one tape loop and optional phono input, fixed and variable outputs, one pair of optical outputs, and one coaxial digital output. CD player specifications, fixed outputs: Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz ±0.2dB. THD: ±0.004%. Noise: ±94dB. Conversion: Bitstream, PDM, differential time-aligned mode, 256x-oversampling digital filtering with passive final low-pass filtering. Precision: 16 bits. Output impedance: 12.6 ohms, fixed outputs. Maximum output level: 2.208V, fixed outputs. Preamplifier specifications: Output impedance: 12.5 ohms, variable outputs. Maximum output level: 10.02V (for 1% THD), variable outputs. Sensitivity: 50.7mV in for 500mV output. Line stage gain: 19.9dB.
Dimensions: 12.6" (320mm) W by 3.9" (99mm) H by 12.6" (320mm) D.
Serial number of unit tested: F100386.
Price: $2950 including handset (phono module costs $250), 1990; no longer available, 2004. Approximate number of dealers: 50.
Manufacturer: Meridian Audio Ltd., Stonehill, Stukeley Meadows, Cambs PE18 6ED, England, UK. Tel: (44) 01480-52144. Fax: (44) 01480-459934. US sales & service: Meridian America Inc., 3800 Camp Creek Parkway, Building 2400, Suite 122, Atlanta, GA 30331. Tel: (404) 344-7111. Fax: (404) 346-7111. Web: www.meridian-audio.com.