218 Zone Controller streamer

218 Zone Controller streamer


Create Hi-Res zones 218 Zone Controller contains the functionality needed to create a Hi-Res audio zones.

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Whether it’s in room or in-rack, the 218 Zone Controller contains the functionality needed to create a Hi-Res audio zone. Accommodating both local and distributed audio, whether analogue or digital, the Meridian 218 is also an endpoint for the award-winning Sooloos music management platform.

With both digital and analogue inputs and outputs, the MQA–enabled Meridian 218 is suitable for a wide range of distributed audio applications from single zone to multi-zone use. Control features including IP and IR, allow this versatile 1U tall product to be easily partnered with any of Meridian’s power amplifiers or DSP loudspeakers.

Key features
> IP Control allows for seamless integration and flexibility within the home. Also includes both digital and analogue inputs and outputs.
> Scalable solution – use multiple 218 units for additional Hi Res zones around the home.
> Digital and analogue outputs enable the 218 to work with any power amplifier and all Meridian loudspeakers speakers, enabling significant flexibility.
> Multiple input options, including optical and coax digital, analogue and Speakerlink.

Technical details 
> One 2-channel digital coaxial S/PDIF input. 44.1kHz to 192kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
> One 2-channel Meridian Speakerlink input. 44.1kHz to 192kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
> One 2-channel digital optical TOSLINK input. 44.1kHz to 96kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
> One 2-channel analogue input
> One network input (Ethernet) for connection to Meridian
> Sooloos or alternative control interface

> 2 Speakerlink digital outputs
> Single RCA digital output
> 2-Channel unbalanced analogue output (192kHz DAC)

> IP Control: Network socket for use with Meridian IP Control iPad App, other Sooloos control interface and third party control systems

IP Control
> IR on 3.5mm jackAUDIO OUTPUTS
> 2 Speakerlink digital outputs
> Single RCA digital output
> 2-Channel unbalanced analogue output (192kHz DAC)

> IP Control: Network socket for use with Meridian IP Control iPad App, other Sooloos control interface and third party control systems
IP Control > IR on 3.5mm jack

LEDs to indicate source selection and MQA status


HEIGHT: 42mm [1.65in]
WIDTH: 204mm [8.03in]
DEPTH: 150mm [5.91in]
WEIGHT: Standalone: 0.56Kg [1.2lbs]

1U tall rack kit available with space for two units
VESA mount available
All-aluminium chassis

Advanced linear power supply: 100V ac 50/60 Hz | 110-120V ac 50/60Hz | 220-240V ac 50/60Hz

Meridian Sooloos is the user-friendly music management platform which embodies everything you value about music. Your collection becomes easy to manage, with intuitive simplicity and exceptional speed. From any room in your home – on portable devices, computers, or even via the web across the world – your Meridian system lets you access your library at any time. You can tune in to internet radio and access popular music streaming services simply and easily, too.

What can you do with Meridian Sooloos?
FOCUS: Allows you to move away from text based searching forever. Choose from genres, moods, decades, resolution quality and more to find exactly what you want to listen to.
When your queued music comes to an end, Swim will keep the party going. Unique to Sooloos, this is the most sophisticated way to randomise your favourite music.
Effortlessly browse by artist, release date, TuneIn Radio stations or import date using the stunning free iPad or Touch PC interfaces.
EXPLORE: Sooloos offers myriad ways to navigate 30,000 album capacity. Browse by genre, tags, decade, mood, words or ideas. Explore makes it simple to find what you want to hear.
STREAM: Add millions of songs to your collection with major music subscription services, like Tidal, and simply add any music you like to your collection to listen to them time and time again.
TUNE IN: Internet Radio offers a vast catalogue of music, entertainment and information from around the world. Find stations and listen easily and reliably thanks to the integrated TuneIn™ directory.

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