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Item: Meridian DSP5500 Active Loud Speakers  (Re-posted and discounted)
Location:
Len Wallis Audio HQ 64 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066
Price: When new $35,000 Our re-posted price $4,500
Item Condition: Excellent 2nd Hand Condition
Reason for selling:
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only

Shipping: We can ship anywhere in Australia, price is depends on your location
Payment Method: Cash, Paypal, Credit Cards, Bank Transfers
Please note: these where first posted on the 12th of April, 2018 @$5800. We are now re-posting at $4500
(we really need the space in the showroom and must move them to a good home).
Extra info: Meridian DSP5500 speakers. 96/24 configuration. Excellent condition with original cartons.

The DSP5500 is a powerful 3way active acoustic reflex system. The bass system uses two 200mm long throw composite bass-drivers. The cabinet vent s through a floorlevel wide area coupling slot; this configuration along with the active and DSP correction maintains smooth powerful bass in the room down to 30Hz with very low mid range colouration.
The mid-range is mounted in a separate enclosure and uses a custom 160mm polypropylene driver. The tweeter is the Meridian 25mm aluminum dome, silver wire tweeter used in all the DSP loudspeakers. Each of the four drive units has its own 75W power amplifier.
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Are you in Melbourne, Victoria Australia

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14 minutes ago, KnightMoves said:

Are you in Melbourne, Victoria Australia

no

On ‎18‎/‎07‎/‎2018 at 9:20 AM, LWA Staff said:

Location: Len Wallis Audio HQ 64 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066

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39 minutes ago, KnightMoves said:

Are you in Melbourne, Victoria Australia

Sydney, Len Walis can ship them to your place for a modest fee. Give them a call

Neo

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Seen them in the flesh, stunning. So is the sound.

Neo

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I think they would be gorgeous speakers, surprised some of the Meridian crew on here haven't jumped at these.

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these look interested, how do they sound ?

 

and curious as to why they are from 35k down below 5k, not in a negative way, in a curious way.

 

if it is not an appropriate question in a sale, please let me know and i will delete it  🙂

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1 minute ago, kroozzy said:

these look interested, how do they sound ?

 

and curious as to why they are from 35k down below 5k, not in a negative way, in a curious way.

 

if it is not an appropriate question in a sale, please let me know and i will delete it  🙂

It’s called depreciation.

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Firstly they sound great - certainly way, way better than you could expect for the asking price.

The price is mostly due to the fact that Meridian tends to be a closed system. For example these speakers also include the amplification and DAC's. Most people playing in this space already have amps, DAC's and cables that they are fond of. Also while Meridian speakers can be used in environments other than their own they work best when used with other Meridian components. The simplest way to achieve this with these speakers would be to also incorporate a Meridian 218 - or to source suitable S/Hand Meridian components. 

https://www.meridian-audio.com/en/products/digital-pre-amp/218/

Having said that these are still a bargain waiting for the right owner. 

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12 minutes ago, LWA Staff said:

Firstly they sound great - certainly way, way better than you could expect for the asking price.

The price is mostly due to the fact that Meridian tends to be a closed system. For example these speakers also include the amplification and DAC's. Most people playing in this space already have amps, DAC's and cables that they are fond of. Also while Meridian speakers can be used in environments other than their own they work best when used with other Meridian components. The simplest way to achieve this with these speakers would be to also incorporate a Meridian 218 - or to source suitable S/Hand Meridian components. 

https://www.meridian-audio.com/en/products/digital-pre-amp/218/

Having said that these are still a bargain waiting for the right owner. 

 

Thank you for the info, i have just been googling and reading lots on them for the past hour.

 

From what I have read and learned they will definitely appeal to someone who would like a turn key solution with not many cables to plug in and worry about.

 

Always great to see and learn about different products, i never knew they existed until today (awesome) ALWTS

 

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Happy to store them for you for a few months, its no big deal for me and I am not that far from you :)

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      Item Condition: 98-100 Shipping Options: Pickup available but audition is not available.,Shipping is available at agreed cost. Suburb or Town: Perth State: Western Australia Payment Method: Paypal, cash, EFT Reason for selling: No need to keep - upgraded  Stunning looking and more importantly sounding cd / dac/  combo. can be used as a pre amp too. Its so good its a German killing giant slayer of some magnitude.   Freight included in price to Australia main cities.
       
      German quality at its best, top of the range dac and belt driven transport, there is something magical about a belt driven CD player. it just works, it is so musical and fun and brings a smile to your cd collection as you discover things that you just have not heard before.
       
      Simply one of the best analogue CD players I have heard to date, and many others think the same, a truly magical musical combination using the property Superlink 4 ways cabling system to the matching dac . Selling only as a pair will not split , Have 3 cd players so each gets very little use. I am the second owner and the were 13000 or more RRP in Australia. It can serve as a preamplifier to and be linked directly to your power amp or mono blocks. This has seen off or matched far more expensive CD players from Esoteric, Tube Audio Company and Audio Research.
       
      Original boxes and one remote to control the pairing. About 3-4 4 years old. Price is firm as you simply cannot buy a better combo for the money. It also looks awesome on its own or in the rack. I have made a big jump up to beat this combo and if it doesn't sell it will happily stay as my 2nd CD/ DAC .Have original boxes so can freight safely.
       
       
      The belt driven CD transport for use with an external DAC only, without analog outputs.
      The highest grade analog record players share both a belt drive and high inertia. And not without reason, for this is the only way to create a turntable with perfectly smooth rotation and tranquillity. A patented belt drive with high inertia, in the form of an acrylic-stabilizer, applies this principle to B.M.C.'s BDCD1.1 CD Belt Drive Player/Transport.
      Industry leading sound and build quality.
       
      DAC1 - Digital / Analog Converter
      The B.M.C. Audio DAC 1 is not only a digital-to-analog converter, it serves as a preamplifier and the control center of a consistent B.M.C. chain.
      The DAC1 features also a high resolution USB input and B.M.C.'s propietary Superlink connection for the B.M.C. belt drive CD player.
       
      https://www.hifiplus.com/articles/bmc-audio-bdcd11-cd-player-and-dac1prehr-dacpreamp/
       






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