Meridian 808.2/808i.2 Signature Reference CD player/preamplifier Specifications
Description: Upsampling CD player with wireless IR remote control, volume control, and 24-bit DACs operating at 176.4kHz. Plays CD, CD-R, CD-RW media. Digital outputs: S/PDIF via RCA, AES/EBU via RJ45 for connection to other Meridian equipment. Analog outputs: 1 pair balanced (XLR), 1 pair single-ended (RCA). Digital inputs (808i.2 preamplifier version only): 3 S/PDIF via RCA, 2 S/PDIF via TosLink. Analog inputs (808i.2 preamplifier version only): 6 single-ended pairs via RCA. Comms: RS-232 port via 9-pin D-subminiature connector, 2 five-pin DIN jacks for Meridian protocol comms, 3 programmable 12V trigger outputs. THD+noise: below 96dBFS. No other specifications provided. Power consumption: 25W.
Dimensions: 18.9" (480mm) W by 6.9" (175mm) H by 16.2" (411mm) D. Weight: 25 lbs (11.4kg).
Finishes: Black lacquer or satin silver, in metal and glass.
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: 808-200 533.
Prices: $15,995 (808.2 CD player), $16,995 (808i.2 CD player/preamplifier). Approximate number of dealers: 120. Warranty: 5 years.
Manufacturer: Meridian Audio Ltd., Latham Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6YE, UK. Tel: (44) (0)1480-445678. Fax: (44) (0)1480-445686. Web: www.meridian.co.uk. US distributor: Meridian America Inc., 8055 Troon Circle, Suite C, Austell, GA 30168-7849. Tel: (404) 344-7111. Fax: (404) 346-7111. Web: www.meridian-audio.com.