Outstanding Meridian
Explorer² Reviews

Meridian Explorer² is a pocket-sized DAC that allows you to play High-Resolution audio and MQA files at their native resolution, letting you hear the smallest details of the original performance that are often lost when recordings are downsampled to keep file sizes small. When you listen, you’ll be transported directly to the very moment the song was created.

Here are a few snippets from our most recent reviews:

"Music is spacious, detailed and transparent enough to invite comparisons to more expensive DACs. High-res ‘to-go’ for less than the price of a decent set of headphones!"
THE ABSOLUTE SOUND MAGAZINE
"At the price, I have not heard a better portable DAC/headphone amplifier than the Meridian Explorer²."
HIFI CHOICE MAGAZINE
"A very reasonable £199 price tag, cutting-edge performance and that enviable Meridian logo, it’s pretty hard not to recommend the Explorer 2."
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE
"For £199 it really is quite a bit of a bargain as it does give such a wonderful sound that hits far higher than its price tag suggests."
THE SPEAKER SHACK
"The Meridian Explorer² comes highly recommended as a great value DAC."
HI-FI PLUS MAGAZINE
"The Explorer² is great way for you to experience MQA for yourself, in a desktop, portable, or even home system."
ROBERT HARLEY, THE ABSOLUTE SOUND
"…with the Meridian Explorer² you can listen for hours and hours. Listening fatigue is just not a thing to worry about anymore. With the Explorer² music is just fab, together with the MQA codecs it´s way beyond belief."
MONO & STEREO MAGAZINE
" 2015 Product of the Year"
ELECTRONIC HOUSE MAGAZINE
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