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#274605 - 2018-03-28 19:43 MS200 Discontinued
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Apparently, the MS200 has been discontinued. It’s ‘replacement’ is the 218 - at x2.5 the price of the MS200.

Is the custom installation range to replace mainstream Meridian kit?


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#274606 - 2018-03-28 20:33 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: spinaltap]
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Originally Posted By spinaltap
Apparently, the MS200 has been discontinued. It’s ‘replacement’ is the 218 - at x2.5 the price of the MS200.
The 218 has a different, larger, feature set.


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#274607 - 2018-03-28 21:21 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Ludwig]
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Wasn’t the MS200 £500 when it was released? So the 218 is 1.5 times the price which considering the additional features is probably about right, not a fair comparison to look at the ‘obsolete product’ run out price.


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Edited by Ratbert; 2018-03-28 21:32.
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#274608 - 2018-03-28 22:05 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Ratbert]
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Did we know the MS200 was officially not longer a current product or did we just find out from Martins HiFi's post?


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#274612 - 2018-03-28 23:07 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Gianni]
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Meridian only informed us of its discontinuation yesterday!

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#274614 - 2018-03-29 06:24 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: AudioImages - Rick]
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It’s still a great product if you don’t wish to decode MQA, in non critical zones for sure.


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#274615 - 2018-03-29 08:04 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: ChrisLayerUK]
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Maybe the ‘210’ is due for release?


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#274616 - 2018-03-29 08:22 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Ratbert]
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Other than it's announcement, I've not been able to find out any further detail on the 210 at all.


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#274618 - 2018-03-29 11:56 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: JobSeeker]
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I wonder if the delay on AirPlay2 is holding up the launch of the 210.

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#274619 - 2018-03-29 12:10 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: bxd]
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Maybe so.


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#274623 - 2018-03-29 21:28 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
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MS200 discontinued is a shame. Analogue Out was and still is very useful.
Re 210. I am more concerned about what it won't do, than what it will do. cry
Why all the secrecy JMPOV.

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#274625 - 2018-03-30 00:58 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Hector]
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I don't think there's any 'secrecy' going on.

The MS200 was moved from the current to the 'Older Products' part of the Meridian website.

Cheers,
Jason.

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#274627 - 2018-03-30 08:15 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Koputai]
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I think the comment was directed at the lack of information on the 210.


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#274628 - 2018-03-30 09:36 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Hector]
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Originally Posted By Hector
Re 210. I am more concerned about what it won't do, than what it will do. cry
Why all the secrecy JMPOV.
All part of a very clever marketing campaign confused


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#274638 - 2018-03-30 14:34 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Koputai]
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Hi Koputai
I am very happy with my MS200, I go to sleep with it most nights.

Secrecy, I was referring to the lack of detail on the 210! A product due for release that has been announced and shown at major exhibition with no details, how gullible are existing prospective customers?

I hope M can solve their product launch reticence and advise product details on the 210 re what it will and will not do.

Best Hector


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#274645 - 2018-03-31 01:51 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Hector]
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Yes sorry, my misunderstanding.

Regards,
Jason.

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#274666 - 2018-03-31 20:30 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Koputai]
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Perhaps they’ve run out of spare parts and decided to cut out the years of production and cut straight to the “no longer supported” part of the story. mad

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#274667 - 2018-03-31 20:46 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Richard W]
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To be fair, I’ve never heard of anyone having a failed MS200. Or am wrong?


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#274668 - 2018-03-31 20:49 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Richard W]
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Originally Posted By Richard W
Perhaps they’ve run out of spare parts and decided to cut out the years of production and cut straight to the “no longer supported” part of the story. mad
I am sure they are still supported and should be for a while, just no longer a current product.


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#274686 - 2018-04-01 15:52 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: Ratbert]
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Any MS200 sold as new between now and June has a 5 year warranty. MS200 failures are extremely rare.


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#274706 - 2018-04-01 22:30 Re: MS200 Discontinued [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
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Whilst an admittedly grumpy reply based on several items I own being irreparable and potential more fragile than I would like, my comment was tongue-in-cheek and aimed at the by now fabled 210. Sadly jokes are less funny when explanation is involved, I’ll get my coat!

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