The Meridian 258 is our dedicated rack-mount Eight Channel Power Amplifier. This powerful, high performance, cool-running Class D amplifier is suitable for a wide range of applications. At only 1U high, the compact 258 is a category changing amplifier; bringing Meridian high resolution sound quality to every zone it powers.

Featuring a highly efficient, cool and fan-less construction, the Meridian 258 provides a truly ‘fit and forget’ solution when driving multiple zones. An audiophile approach has been taken to the 258’s component selection, resulting in a level of performance typically associated with power amplifiers offered at a significantly higher price.

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Multi-Channel

258

Featuring a highly efficient, cool and fan-less construction, the Meridian 258 provides a truly ‘fit and forget’ solution when driving multiple zones.

High power from all channels

Delivers >100 watts per channel into 4 ohms, or >70 watts per channel into 8 ohms, regardless of how many channels are driven simultaneously.

Exemplary sound quality

Short signal path construction is combined with extremely high isolation between the 258’s eight channels.

Linear Power Supply

A linear power supply using a massive toroidal transformer delivers both unbeatable audio performance and reliability.

Compact design

Measuring only 1U high, the 258 is a compact unit that requires minimal space in-rack.

Silent operation

Designed to run within temperature limits with no need for internal cooling fans.

Advanced Class-D implementation

Highly-efficient Class-D amplifiers with post-filter feedback are extremely well isolated from each other.

 

 

Meridian 258 Eight Channel Power Amplifier

Featuring a highly efficient, cool and fan-less construction, the Meridian 258 provides a truly ‘fit and forget’ solution when driving multiple zones.

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The Meridian 200 Series is a collection of high-performance audio zone controllers, theatre controllers and amplifiers, all designed with the Customer Integrator in mind.

Each product is designed to work in isolation or as part of a larger multi-zone audio-visual installation and a compact footprint means they fit perfectly within the rack. With a wide range of audio inputs and outputs, flexible installation options and many of Meridian’s proprietary technologies on board, 200 Series products deliver outstanding performance in many applications.

With its extensive Research and Development programme Meridian has pioneered the development of a host of innovative audio technologies many of which feature in today’s Meridian products.

AT A GLANCE

Here you will find a quick overview of the product highlights and features.

258 At A Glance
USER GUIDE

Here you will find installation information and operating instructions

258 User Guide
PRODUCT BROCHURE

Here you will find a summary of the complete range of Meridian products in one document.

Meridian Product Brochure

Specification

AUDIO INPUTS

Eight RCA inputs


AUDIO OUTPUTS

70W into 8 Ohms per channel 

100W into 4 Ohms per channel

Phoenix Connectors supplied for ease of installation 24-12 AWG cable


CONTROL

REAR PANEL: Trigger input [3.5mm 5-30 VDC]

FRONT PANEL: On/Off Switch


DISPLAY

LEDs to indicate ‘Standby’ [Blue], ‘On’ [White], ‘Overload’ [Red]


DIMENSIONS

HEIGHT: 44mm [1.73in]

WIDTH: 480mm [18.9in]

DEPTH: 360mm [14.17in]

WEIGHT: 5.5Kg [12.13lbs]


CONSTRUCTION

All aluminium construction

Optional standalone feet pads supplied


POWER

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


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