Meridian DSP 8000 VC.2 Vertical Centre Speaker
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The DSP8000VC.2 is a vertical centre speaker available for home theatre applications.
The Meridian DSP8000VC.2 is the ultimate expression of the art and science of loudspeaker design. Meridian’s flagship digital active loudspeaker sets completely new standards for clarity, dynamics, imaging and realism. It is one of few loudspeakers in the world that can accurately reproduce both the power and subtlety of a concert grand piano. Now with Meridian's innovative SpeakerLink for simple audio installation with Cat 5 cable.
Frequency response in-room 20Hz – >20kHz ±3dB (for inputs at 44.1kHz or 48kHz)
‘3 1/2-way' crossover system
Linear-phase mid–top crossover; 6th-order Linkwitz-Riley bass–mid crossover
Output >118dB spl @ 1m on music material
Noise less than 15dB spl
Overall distortion typically <0.02% at any frequency or level
SpeakerLink balanced digital (2ch, RJ45)
S/PDIF unbalanced digital (2ch, phono)
32kHz–96kHz sampling rates
FIFO memory buffer input for the lowest possible jitter from almost any source
Four 24-bit D/A converters
3x150W amps on bass (1 amp per driver pair)
2x150W amps on midrange and tweeter
All upsampling and processing is performed a 150MHz digital signal processor (DSP)
Two separate enclosures: mid/top and bass.
Horizontally opposed and profiled bass system introduces minimal vibration to the mid/top enclosure
6 x 200mm long-throw bass drivers
1 x 160mm polypropylene (TPX) mid driver in separate enclosure
1 x 25mm dome tweeter, silver wire, short horn-loaded with protective grille
Black or silver gloss piano-lacquer with glass front bass cabinet
Also available in other colours to special order
1350mm (53.2in) H, 400 (15.7) W, 528 (20.8) D – weight 105kg (231lb) each
Rear-panel controls for Power On/Off. Full control via MSR+ and RS232
SpeakerLink carries Comms, serial and balanced digital audio via RJ45/CAT 5
Multi-character display with system lights
20W standby, 920W max