Meridian 218

Meridian 218

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The 218 Zone Controller contains all of the functionality needed to create a Hi-Res audio zone. Accommodating both local and distributed audio, whether analogue or digital, the Meridian 218, which comes equipped with lip-sync technology is also an endpoint for our award-winning Sooloos music management platform.

With both digital and analogue inputs and outputs, the MQA–enabled Meridian 218 is suitable for a wide range of distributed audio applications from single zone to multi-zone use. Control features including IP and IR, allow this versatile 1U tall product to be easily partnered with any of Meridian’s power amplifiers or DSP loudspeakers.



  • One 2-channel digital coaxial S/PDIF input. 44.1kHz to 192kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
  • One 2-channel Meridian Speakerlink input. 44.1kHz to 192kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
  • One 2-channel digital optical TOSLINK input. 44.1kHz to 96kHz sampling and up to 24-bit
  • One 2-channel analogue input
  • One network input (Ethernet) for connection to Meridian
  • Sooloos or alternative control interface


  • 2 Speakerlink digital outputs 
  • Single RCA digital output
  • 2-Channel unbalanced analogue output (192kHz DAC)


  • IP Control: Network socket for use with Meridian IP Control iPad App, other Sooloos control interface and third party control systems
  • IP Control
  • IR on 3.5mm jack


  • LEDs to indicate source selection and MQA status


  • HEIGHT: 42mm [1.65in] 
  • WIDTH: 204mm [8.03in]
  • DEPTH: 150mm [5.91in] 
  • WEIGHT: Standalone: 0.56Kg [1.2lbs]


  • 1U tall rack kit available with space for two units
  • Universal mounting bracket
  • All-aluminium chassis


  • High performance power supply: 100V ac 50/60 Hz | 110-120V ac 50/60Hz | 220-240V ac 50/60Hz