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Old 07-19-2017, 07:43 AM
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Default How is Meridian's Service Dept?

Hi..I am contemplating purchasing a Meridian 808.2 online(used).

Being that this would be an "online" leap of faith, I would imagine that i would have to send it in for service one day. Can this particular model be upgraded?

And do they still provide service for older models such as this.

I only ask because they said that they no longer can repair 500 series cd player due to lack of parts

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Old 07-19-2017, 08:12 AM
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Not sure where your located -- but if in the USA, I'd call the USA distributor and ask. Can't hurt & besides, you'd get it from the so called "horses mouth."

Meridian America Inc 8055 Troon Circle Suite C, Austell, Atlanta GA 30168-7849, USA • T +1 404 344 7111 F +1 404 346 7111

Best Sir,

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P.S. If overseas, I'd call HQ -- in Cambridgeshire.
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Not sure where your located -- but if in the USA, I'd call the USA distributor and ask. Can't hurt & besides, you'd get it from the so called "horses mouth."

Meridian America Inc 8055 Troon Circle Suite C, Austell, Atlanta GA 30168-7849, USA • T +1 404 344 7111 F +1 404 346 7111

Best Sir,

Bob

P.S. If overseas, I'd call HQ -- in Cambridgeshire.
Thanks,Bob!

i am Pennsylvania

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Old 07-19-2017, 09:56 AM
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Best Sir,

Bob
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Amps: Dan D'Agostino Progression Monos on 20A dedicated breakers.
Preamp: Dan D'Agostino Progression Preamp.
Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler).
Analogue Preamp: VAC Renaissance SE Phono stage with XLR Output Option & with Nordost Tyr 2 P/C and Tyr 2 XLR's.
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.
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Old 07-01-2019, 12:05 AM
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This is a little dated, but Meridian warranty repairs are handled by “The Repair Shop” in Hiram, Georgia. The shop operator is Jason Baker.
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Old 07-13-2019, 11:21 AM
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Dated for sure but still helpful.
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