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#277860 - 2018-07-10 15:18 Hugo and Toby
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On looking at Chord’s petite Hugo TT Roon Ready DAC/Pre/Headphone amplifier and matching TToby power amplifier, I couldn’t resist the thought that Meridian could have similarly produced a matching power amplifier for their Prime.

Chord will release the Hugo TT2 this Autumn/Fall.


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#277865 - 2018-07-10 18:28 Re: Hugo and Toby [Re: spinaltap]
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I think there was always plans to make more products based on Prime cases but suspect these morphed into the hide away 200 series.



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#277867 - 2018-07-10 18:35 Re: Hugo and Toby [Re: Ian]
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Certainly the five power outlets on the Prime PSU would suggest that was a possible plan?


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#277876 - 2018-07-11 08:30 Re: Hugo and Toby [Re: Ratbert]
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Would the Prime PSU output have enough power for a PowerAmp? But yes, clearly the number of outlets on Prime PSU were an indication of a larger range.



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DSP5000 96/24, MC200, roon (ROCK 8Gi5 Nuc), Prime & PSU, Focal Elear, Explorer 1 & 2, F80, 200/203 and various Sonos.
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#277877 - 2018-07-11 08:34 Re: Hugo and Toby [Re: Ian]
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It wouldn’t be a stretch to put a Meridian 251 into a Prime housing, with conventional speaker outputs.

Even so, such a package would be ‘crippled’ by Meridian to limit USB MQA decoding to 24/192: anything higher would be reserved for their DSP SE loudspeakers.


My Mac can go all the way to XI - Mac user since 1988 - Meridian owner since 1993.
M6, 218, 504, 506.2, AC12, SBT, Mac Mini Server, Amarra4, Loewe Bild7.55/Klang1 Sub/Sats, ATV4K.
In storage: Meridian 551, 555, A500, Director. VDH Teatrack, Mission Elegante e82, e81, e8c, B&W PV-1, Yamaha 5.1 Receiver, Yamaha DVD Player.
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