Meridian G56 stereo power amplifier
The Meridian G56 is a compact, 2-channel unit with dual-mono construction, delivering a solid 100W continuous mean power per channel into 8ohms and suitable for even the most difficult loads.
The amplifier modules feature a symmetrical design with fully electronically-balanced inputs. Both balanced and unbalanced inputs are provided, but in fact the unbalanced inputs are converted to balanced before they enter the amplifier itself.
The discrete active input components are thermally
and electrically matched in pairs, and the amplifiers feature active bias control throughout, with thermal sensing that carefully manages the temperature and current flow at different volume levels.
Fully DC-coupled, the signal path contains no capacitors, while those in the power supplies are audiophile grade components.
The amplifiers are of a unique low-feedback design for minimum transient and interface distortion,
offering superb clarity and transparency right across the audible range, with an output impedance that is close to zero and suitable for virtually any high-quality third-party passive loudspeaker system.
Trigger capability allows the G56 to be switched on remotely by means of a signal from your preamp.
Trigger and other control signals are optically
isolated from the amplifier itself. When in stand-by mode, a standing voltage is maintained on the power rails and supply components. As a result, you do not have to wait for half an hour after switching on for optimum performance to
be achieved: it is there immediately.
Power Output: 2 channels at 100W into 8Ω, or 1 channel at 300W into 8Ω (bridge mode)
Distortion: Less than 0.01% input to output
Signal/Noise: Better than ñ100dB
Inputs: Balanced on XLR-3F connectors and unbalanced on phono
Outputs: 2 output sets per channel, terminal posts
Construction: 4 pairs of 15amp output devices per channel, and a total of 27,200μF of audiophile-grade PSU smoothing
capacitors (2 per channel). Ultra low impedance error-corrected output stage. DC coupled, with no capacitors in the signal path. Soft start and thermal management in main assembly. Optimised magnetic design based on DSP8000. Meridian black or silver finish in metal & glass
Dimensions: Width: 440mm (17.32in); Depth: 350mm (13.78in) plus connectors; Height: 90mm (3.54in)
Rack Mounting: Kit available from Meridian authorized dealers
Weight: 13.5 kg (29.7 lbs)
Controls: Rear-panel power switch; per-channel switches for balanced or single-ended input; Bridge/Stereo mode switch
Trigger: Wide voltage-range (5ñ30V, AC/DC) trigger input for remote standby/on switching
Display: Power/Fault indicator and per-channel operation LEDs
Power: Versions: 100, 110, 115, 220, 230, 240 Vac, 50/60Hz.Standby 11VA, Idle 45VA, Both channels driven 322.5VA
Based on the unique DSP8000 amplifier
2 x 100W continuous amplification
Unique ultra-low-feedback design for superb overall sound
Capacitor-free signal path for fast, accurate bass
Remote trigger/standby operation
Standby mode maintains voltage rails for instant warm-up
Full DC/thermal protection
Meridian G56 stereo power amp
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
|Shipping Costs||Mainland UK (Next-Day)||Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands||Republic of Ireland (2-day)|
|Under £50 Orders
|Over £50 Orders
|Saturday by 12 Delivery
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25