We are delighted to have been awarded "Best DAC" for the Meridian Ultra DAC in Stereo Sound's HiVi Magazine Grand Prix Awards.

Packed full of ground-breaking technologies and world firsts, our dedicated 384 kHz/24 bit Meridian Ultra Digital to Analogue Converter brings our renowned expertise and pioneering reputation to the analogue realm.

The Meridian Ultra Digital to Analogue Converter is the culmination of nearly two decades of research and engineering. With considerable connectivity options, user features, and format support, the Meridian Ultra DAC incorporates an extensive list of performance-enhancing technologies, including Dual Mono DAC cards, DSP filter options, upsampling and apodizing. This dedicated DAC utilises our renowned audio expertise to set a new standard in the analogue realm.

Connectivity options include USB 2.0, S/PDIF, TosLink, 75 ohm BNC, and AES3 on XLR, as well as Meridian Speakerlink and our award-winning Sooloos music-management platform, for the very best user-friendly experience.  One pair of balanced and one pair of unbalanced analogue outputs are also provided.

The Meridian Ultra is a 384kHz/24-bit dedicated DAC capable of playing virtually any recording format including DXD, DSD64 and DSD128 (DoP), and MQA.

Significant user features are provided, including LipSync, PC setup, and RS232 enabling integration with third-party systems such as Control4 or Crestron. The Ultra DAC is the first Meridian product to give you the option to select one of 3 upsampling filters when reproducing sources with a sample rate of 44kHz or 48kHz, such as CD or DAT. In addition, a dedicated clock card is included for the lowest possible jitter.

The Ultra DAC is also the first product in the world to include MQA Limited’s Hierarchical Converter Technology, which employs multiple converters to increase temporal resolution while reducing noise and quantization errors.

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