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Meridian G-98 DH Silver CD & DVD Transport. High Quality & wonderful reference quality CD & DVD Audio & Reference Quality Picture from DVD's. A perfect match for a Meridian system or for anyone looking for a wonderful CD & DVD Transport.
The G98 is an ultra-high-performance CD/DVD transport, complete with a powerful video processor and scalier capable of displaying broadcast quality video at a retail price of $5,995 to $6,495, depending on player configuration.
Original Box & Packing, Manual & programable Meridian MSR Remote.
Rated 97/10+ in very good condition.
Clean Demo Serial No: G98DH-100200
Specs Reprinted from Online Manual.
Meridians G Series line of high performance digital & analogue consumer audio components feature a stylish cabinet design in traditional black or a sleek silver finish. Designed to be either free-standing or rack-mounted, G Series components build on their predecessors, the multi-award-winning 500 and our flagship 800 Series, and include entirely new circuitry developed specifically for the G Series. Multi-layer boards reduce system noise and improve performance. In products which include video capabilities, broadcast-quality, wide-bandwidth video components are employed for maximum image integrity. G Series units are easy to use. Where appropriate, a knob is included to control volume. The positive-action front-panel keys are software-defined: their legends are presented in the vacuum fluorescent display and change intelligently according to context.
Full installation configuration of many G Series components is achieved by running a special setup program on a Windows computer, connected to the G Series unit via a serial link, or direct from the front panel. G Series products also include serial ports for remote operation and configuration, along with infra-red sensor input and trigger capabilities, plus Meridian communications ports. A comprehensive back-lit learning/programmable remote is included with products other than amplifiers.
Virtually every piece of audio equipment has its own, characteristic sound. But at Meridian, our intention is to represent the original acoustic or studio event as accurately as possible. The characteristic sound of Meridian, therefore, is clear: its the real thing. We achieve this sound in many ways, including careful choice of the right components, the right signal processing, multi-layer PC boards, the shortest possible analogue chain, precision digital design and the lowest jitter. Then there are the little things, like using gold-plated connectors throughout. The G98 DVD-Audio transport plays audio CDs, MP3 CDs, Video CDs, DVD-Video, and DVD-Audio discs. It can decode Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG, MP3, and MLP data streams to PCM for stereo playback. And it can output Dolby Digital, DTS, and MPEG bitstreams for connection to a surround controller such as the G68, for which the G98 is an ideal companion. Two versions of the G98 are available, the G98AH with analogue outputs, and the G98DH with digital interfacing, though both have basic digital outputs in addition. The G98AH and G98DH provide fixed-level multichannel or two-channel audio outputs. They are designed for use with a surround controller with multichannel analogue (G98AH) or digital (G98DH) inputs. Alternatively, either model can be connected to a pair of DSP loudspeakers to create a complete high-quality two-channel DVD system. The G98AH and G98DH include a powerful video processor and scaler incorporating both
Formats: DVD-Audio, DVD-Video, DVD-R; Video CD (VCD), CVCD, MP3; CD Audio (CD-DA), CD-R and hybrids such as SACD (CD layer only) and CD/DVD-A/V (DualDisc).
Audio outputs: G98DH: 3 x digital coax main outputs with MHR Smart Link, plus 15-pin D type connector. 1 x digital coax auxiliary output. HDMI 2-ch/bitsream audio (and video)
G98AH: 6-channel analogue output on phonos, 2Vrms, 47Ω impedance, plus digital aux out (Toslink optical and coax). HDMI 2-ch/bitstream audio (and video) Video features: Automatic PAL or NTSC encoding on Composite and S-Video outputs. NTSC black-level setup adjustable as 0 or 7.5IRE. 16:9 and 4:3 displays supported On-Screen Display: Switchable custom On-Screen Display allows instant review of disc status. Screen saver with user timeout options. Logo screen with PLUGE bars enables set-up of display device Panel Display: Multi-character dot-matrix graphic Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD)Video Processor: Two composite video inputs, one component input, three S-Video inputs; composite, S-Video, component and HDMI outputs (DVI-compatible, HDMI also carries 2-ch audio), outputs all simultaneously active; selected video input is converted to all formats at valid resolutions (except non-interlaced component input which bypasses processor). Faroudja DCDi® scaling and de-interlacing technology. HDMI port supports 480p, 576p, 720p, and 1080i. Analogue component out at 480p and 576p Controls: Front-panel soft key functions include Play, Stop, Pause, Previous, Next, plus Home and More keys. Off, Display and Open/Close buttons. Off gently illuminated when off; keys back-illuminated when on Comms: Full RS232 control and status enables custom integration or automation. Meridian Comms (2 x DIN plus BNC) Trigger: 12v trigger output allows control of power amps, etc Dimensions: Width: 440mm (17.32in); Depth: 350mm (13.78in) plus connectors; Height: 90mm (3.54in).
Weight: 9kg (19.8lbs)
Power: Universal supply 100240V, 5060Hz, 25W
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