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Meridian DSP 5500

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5 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Meridian DSP5500

 

There is a boundry above which it is not necessary to do better. There is OK equipment, good equipment, excellent, etc. Meridian is purely excellence. Initially I was going for Wilson Sophias (not purchased yet) together with Mcintosh amp / preamp and...

Power. Simplicity. Understated elegance. Tonal balance. Exceptional clarity of each instrument. Pleasure. Pleasure. Pleasure

Can be bass rich if you shove into a corner. They need about 20 inches from a side or back wall to smooth out

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Meridian DSP5500

 

Moved from Marantz CD85,Yamaha DSP1,MF 3b/270.2, Linn DMS Isobariks/Celestion 3 rears to Meridian 596/562v2/568/DSP5500II/Rel Stentor III/M&K S150 rears.Major step change in quality all round. Imaging and soundstage excellent with ability to deliver...

Resolution of soundPrecision of imageInvolving soundstageStyle and fit with surroundings by wood changeAbility to handle CD/DVD/TV/VCR/Cassette/LP sources (may be a function of the other components also)Deep bassDealer support and Meridian technical...

Not all functionality is available remotely using speaker sensor only so remote sensor needed at £100 to resolve problem

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Meridian DSP5500

 

Moved from Linn Isobarik DMS/MF 3b pre/MF P270.2 power/Marantz CD84 to Meridian 568/562v2/596/DSP5500/REL Stentor III. Without rears and REL on, imaging is precise and soundstage huge. If you want to be on the stage so be it. Detail retrieval is...

Imaging, soundstage, resolution, "ability to be in control", style (Rosewood). High quality construction. Dealer - Music Matters Solihull, best technical and service quality I have encountered in some Years

Having 232 link problems with my PC on the kit combination. This may not be the speakers.As of 25/5/02 display functionality of 5500's claimed on the web site not consistent with actual fuctionality (display options on the speakers may be important to...

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Meridian DSP5500

 

I recently put together a sound system comprising primarily of Meridian components. I have been extremely impressed by the performance of the 5500's for both music and home theater. The soundstage and imaging in fantastic. In instrumental music, you...

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Meridian DSP5500

 

This review is for the DSP5000, which are connected to the Meridian 500 CD drive. Note that these speakers have three amplifiers, with each one driving the bass, mid and treble. I tried several high-end systems in the US$6000 to US$10000 range and this...

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