Meridian Sooloos Control 15
Meridian expands Sooloos range with new Control 15 and Media Source 600

This is the new Control 15 from Meridian Audio, which combines the three key elements of every Sooloos Digital Media system – storage, playback and control – in a single freestanding device.

When paired with Meridian's DSP loudspeakers, it forms a complete digital entertainment system.

Control 15 provides instant access to an entire Meridian Sooloos music collection via its 17in touchscreen, and when connected to the internet, it will also serve as a simple interface to the vast array of internet radio stations and streamed music from Rhapsody.

Owners can store up to 1000 CD albums in lossless format on the Control 15's internal 500GB hard drive, along with MP3 versions that can be exported to a personal music player.

For even larger music collections, one Control 15 can be connected to a second one, to additional Meridian Sooloos storage or further Meridian Sooloos source components.

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The Control 15 goes on sale this month for £4750.

Media Source 600Also new from Meridian is the Media Source 600, a single-zone source that enables connection of a Meridian Sooloos system to a hi-fi or multizone audio system.

It's designed to make it simple to integrate the Meridian Sooloos in to any music or media system through a host of high-quality analogue and digital audio connections.

Featuring an entirely new industrial design, the Media Source 600 is hand-assembled in Meridian's Cambridgeshire factory and finished using glass and bead-blasted anodised silver aluminium.

Digital output connections, including S/PDIF and Meridian SpeakerLink, mean theMS600 can be connected to digital surround receivers or standalone D/A converters, or directly with a pair of Meriidian's DSP loudspeakers.

The MS600 can be managed from any Control on the Sooloos network including wirelessly from the free Sooloos iPhone/iPad app.

Available from August, the Meridian Media Source 600 will cost £1750.

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