How a $100,000 Speaker gets made! - Meridian Facility Tour - LG XBOOM Go

  • Am 13 Mai 2019 veröffentlicht
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  • TechGuy Teaches
    TechGuy Teaches Vor 8 Stunden +1

    Aluminium? Linus, you aren't British.

  • Andrus Pihel
    Andrus Pihel Vor 9 Stunden

    The cap is not surface mount component.

  • Lembu Abraxas
    Lembu Abraxas Vor 10 Stunden

    3:09 A glitch in the Matrix!

  • David Riddell
    David Riddell Vor 13 Stunden

    I know it's not really that tech-related, but I'd love to see Linus do a tour of the GunPla factory

  • Rob Cabrera
    Rob Cabrera Vor 14 Stunden

    I have one of those LG speakers, but it is much much bigger. Overall, not that bad, but it isn't loud enough.

  • Sebastian Baker
    Sebastian Baker Vor 16 Stunden

    This is a great video! I would love to see more facility tours like this!

  • Allan Cristhian Kath Kipfer

    oh man i could swear ure about to say 'check the link below to safe 5% on one of this beast!s'

  • Joseph Letts
    Joseph Letts Vor 22 Stunden

    My mate used to work at Meridian - funny he had loads of Meridian kit at home - can't think how that happened

  • Vega
    Vega Vor 22 Stunden


  • ricky v
    ricky v Vor Tag +1

    I've used super high end audio systems in the past. And, yes they are awesome sounding. Including sound levels I would never wish to have my music played at. They still sounded clear but I wouldn't do that again. Not, worth it for me.

  • Chris Mayfield
    Chris Mayfield Vor Tag

    Linus calling a through-hole electrolytic capacitor a surface-mount component... Two different things

  • quinn
    quinn Vor Tag

    Nice advertising

  • Kaleb Bruwer
    Kaleb Bruwer Vor Tag

    Is it lost on you that you can buy a small apartment for that price?

  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson Vor Tag


  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson Vor Tag

    Next time you come to britian, Linus, tell me. >:-(

  • leetko
    leetko Vor Tag

    So Meridian are cool, but what about that LG speaker(s)?

  • Aland Mahmood
    Aland Mahmood Vor Tag

    3:08 i wanna see the outtakes

  • Bryan Hix
    Bryan Hix Vor Tag

    It must be a pretty boring place to work at!

  • Naman Salaria
    Naman Salaria Vor 2 Tage

    14:32 that 5p coin looks an awful lot like a 10p coin that i have

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen Vor 2 Tage

    Even if these speakers are really that much better that the price is justified, nearly all recordings available today are mastered assuming phone earbuds and crappy home stereos, making all this pointless.

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen Vor 2 Tage

    8:12 Only the finest hand-soldered artisanal through-hole capacitors.

  • David Jennings
    David Jennings Vor 2 Tage

    0:50 is... That..... SOCKS AND SANDALS

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen Vor 2 Tage

    Meh, just get some Genelecs. Under a grand for a pair sized for personal listening, under 10 grand to equip a decent-sized room for 7.1. Anything more expensive is going to give you massively diminishing returns on your investment, unless it's a large performance venue, and you're getting line arrays.

  • toliveanddie76
    toliveanddie76 Vor 2 Tage

    5:50 just my alternate universe conspiracy theory that this is actually linus' job and his youtube channel is actually his side job. and this video, for the majority of it, if you were to start the video at a random place can be proof of this alternate theory.

  • Alex Walker
    Alex Walker Vor 2 Tage

    Damn Linus, had I known you’d be in Huntingdon I’d have loved to have met up man!! The question is did they give you a pair of 8k’s for your setup back home?

  • Jurgis Florijonas Vaiginis

    13:12 when you see these "extinct" people I the background but when Linus turns around he does see him anymore

  • Jurgis Florijonas Vaiginis

    13:10 that stopping tape sticks to Linu's lab coat, I wonder why....

  • gameflux
    gameflux Vor 2 Tage

    Awesome !

  • Rick Barnes
    Rick Barnes Vor 2 Tage

    Excellent video - makes me really want meridian speakers! Welcome to the UK, come again sometime!!

  • rjc0234
    rjc0234 Vor 2 Tage

    step one, pocket $95,000 and spend the remaining $5,000 on a speaker.

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz Vor 2 Tage

    I'm getting the Pk3 because, for once, the RGB is *bad*

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz Vor 2 Tage

    I have no *need* for the whole PCB manufacturing line but oh my god *I want it*

  • Riley Patterson
    Riley Patterson Vor 2 Tage

    "beautiful" great britain lol

  • armando urenda drafting

    the speaker looks so trash for 100k, its probably worth like 10k to make

  • Nem Mac
    Nem Mac Vor 3 Tage

    Great Video Linus. Thank you

  • Sam P.
    Sam P. Vor 3 Tage

    Too bad those XBOOMs are a complete letdown. Just go for a product from JBL, Harman/Kardon, Dockin or, hell, even Sony, even if their battery management system is cancer.

  • Reuben Stern
    Reuben Stern Vor 3 Tage

    This video... bloody hell... I've done damn near every part of this process. This video makes me feel old, and reminds me how long I've worked in electronics.

  • khrom
    khrom Vor 3 Tage

    9:06 XP SPOTTED! we're almost in the 20's and they're still rocking XP.

    • Allan Cristhian Kath Kipfer
      Allan Cristhian Kath Kipfer Vor 22 Stunden

      Dam, i lookt it over and over and all over again...IT's TRUE! Well, it most likely not connected to the web so no worries on that one..

  • Justin Crandell
    Justin Crandell Vor 3 Tage

    Let's just call all our viewers stupid. Nice.

  • shay Dave
    shay Dave Vor 3 Tage

    80's video game sound

  • Florin Duduta
    Florin Duduta Vor 3 Tage

    You really want to hear the meridian sound system in a range rover , it's like being in the club it's crazy loud and perfect .

  • Harry Robins
    Harry Robins Vor 3 Tage, I haven't.

  • Satania
    Satania Vor 3 Tage +1

    My dad's Jag XF has Meridian audio... it's pretty good. I love to blast (with the windows down) Spiritualized's No God Only Religion on it.

  • Gus Mendez
    Gus Mendez Vor 3 Tage

    Sock and sandals? Come on man, you're visiting a nice place.

  • Chris Parker
    Chris Parker Vor 3 Tage

    You couldn't even wear proper shoes for a trip like this? Ok

  • Penguin
    Penguin Vor 3 Tage

    9:10 thats a through hole component tho

  • Spam Can
    Spam Can Vor 3 Tage

    Are those speakers so good that listening to them is a revelation?

  • MrEndzo
    MrEndzo Vor 3 Tage

    Weird flex but ok

  • Ahmet Refik Eryilmaz

    he pronounces aluminium correctly! Fuck americans, viva canada!

  • Ganesh Govindarajan
    Ganesh Govindarajan Vor 3 Tage

  • Batscat
    Batscat Vor 3 Tage

    They make so much profit they don’t need to work.

  • Bozzy
    Bozzy Vor 3 Tage +1

    I know you didnt come great britain Linus cause you described it as "beautiful" not "steaming trash fire"

  • 麦
     Vor 3 Tage +1

    *Video starts at **2:30**.*

  • Techno-Ch33s3c4k3
    Techno-Ch33s3c4k3 Vor 3 Tage

    I would like to point out at 2:50 when you talk about powered speakers is slightly incorrect.
    Powered speakers have one amplifier for the whole unit. and have a passive crossover. Capacitors and coils in most cases.
    Active speakers have active crossover and a dedicated amplifier for each driver in the unit.

  • Nullcaller
    Nullcaller Vor 3 Tage

    12:58 "Human testing land" - sounds kind of like Aperture Science. It even explains why it's so empty there. Hmmm...

  • alexntemperley
    alexntemperley Vor 3 Tage

    I bet they don't call it the "sodder wave"... Solder wave perhaps

  • lyiriyah
    lyiriyah Vor 3 Tage

    next time you're in the uk walk to a roadman and say oi blud they are very nice and won't stab you at all

  • Sophistafunk
    Sophistafunk Vor 3 Tage

    Unless we're talking huge rig set ups no speakers worth 100k

  • Michael Newman
    Michael Newman Vor 4 Tage

    I would have called this video " Meridian's PCB production line plus 30 seconds about their cabinets". I wanted to see speaker building!

    JMGRICH Vor 4 Tage

    Computer vision eh?
    Is that like Wonka vision?

  • Charles Burgess
    Charles Burgess Vor 4 Tage

    10:49 I was probed by a machine like that once

  • baron75mk3
    baron75mk3 Vor 4 Tage

    £1000s worth of loudspeaker & ..............they hook it up to spotify , compressed mp3 audio , ffs , older speakers yes but you don't run compressed audio through good quality audio equipment , it's designed for ................Uncompressed audio ffs at leased run FLAC audio files through them

  • Hey There
    Hey There Vor 4 Tage

    British Customs: Sir, are you wearing socks with sandals?
    Linus: Ah....yes?
    Customs: Entry denied. Have a nice flight back.

    TECH DAVE Vor 4 Tage

    hey guys pls subcribe my youtube channel i have a giveaway it you subcribe may be you will win TY

  • Goob the Noob
    Goob the Noob Vor 4 Tage +1

    Meridian Lossless Packing = MLP = My Little Pony.

  • Joseph Winn
    Joseph Winn Vor 4 Tage

    Was hoping to see more of the production process, like how the speakers or enclosures being made too. The video really just focused on the driver boards. Plus where are the employees, where is the owner/manager/company representative to say hi and help walk you through it all? The facility just looked like a ghost town.

  • Paul Thompson
    Paul Thompson Vor 4 Tage

    Not deadening, but dampening.

  • Paul Thompson
    Paul Thompson Vor 4 Tage +1

    Similarities to MMATS Audio in Florida. You should check it out Linus.

  • Yolkava Portfolio
    Yolkava Portfolio Vor 4 Tage

    5:03 more like job cuts! Brexit we moving our facility out of England ahaha

  • Ranjan Biswas
    Ranjan Biswas Vor 4 Tage

    It's a name of a shrimp chips company in my country

  • Below Average Gaming

    LG, a Korean brand, gets it's high end speakers built by the British. LG just earned my respect!

  • Rob
    Rob Vor 4 Tage

    Super hi-fi $100k speakers....aaaand a shitty bluetooth speaker not capable of even basically accurate sound reproduction due to the data limitations of Bluetooth and the overall small/incorrect design of the enclosure.

  • Peizhong Cong
    Peizhong Cong Vor 4 Tage

    And rotate that coin 90 degree facing forward. It will fall.

  • Peizhong Cong
    Peizhong Cong Vor 4 Tage

    This is a very generic assembly line just like in any factory that works with PCB. What are you geeking out about...

  • thesilviu silviu
    thesilviu silviu Vor 4 Tage

    100k is the price of the most excellence.
    Worth it?

  • tom shackleton
    tom shackleton Vor 4 Tage

    Beats pill xl best speaker ever made

  • Nicholis du Toit
    Nicholis du Toit Vor 4 Tage

    Anyone else get an ad before the video started? Not Linus' sponsor ad, but an actual DEclips ad.

  • Steve Tllsdaleys
    Steve Tllsdaleys Vor 4 Tage +2

    You meant to say a 5k speaker sold for 100k lol.

  • Azz _
    Azz _ Vor 4 Tage

    Hey its Like Jonny 5 as a speaker.

  • Nelson Muntz
    Nelson Muntz Vor 4 Tage

    Sandals & socks? Linus, do you have german roots?

  • Theodor Dan
    Theodor Dan Vor 4 Tage

    how can he still wear those sandals everywhere he goes..linus...jesus man..there times when you have fun...and there times when you need to to show you`vw grown up enough...

  • Johnny Fire
    Johnny Fire Vor 4 Tage

    put the sponsore by lg and put in your ass fagot

  • Geleeuw
    Geleeuw Vor 4 Tage

    A company board makes bad decisions, lays off most of their employees as a result (and while being total jerks) and then spends the rest of their budget on marketing in a last gamble. It's sad.

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith Vor 4 Tage +1

    15 minutes of video; nothing at all about the drive units....

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith Vor 4 Tage

    Does LG own Meridian?

  • michael jeacock
    michael jeacock Vor 4 Tage

    let's show you round this british bespoke speaker company where every speaker is lovingly built to be as good as possible to try and flog you some korean mass produced shit lol.

  • Callsign Vega
    Callsign Vega Vor 4 Tage

    Ridiculously over-priced speakers for people that don't know what to do with their money. A high-end $5,000 speaker will sound just as good.

  • Sir. Fun
    Sir. Fun Vor 4 Tage

    They look like Sony speakers.

  • Lucmult
    Lucmult Vor 4 Tage

    Where is the staff?

  • mda187
    mda187 Vor 5 Tage +6

    Let's show how you make 100K speakers! (Spends whole video showing how every board house in the world makes PCBs)

  • deltoid 77
    deltoid 77 Vor 5 Tage +1

    7:46 I just thought of a way of making PCB manufacturing a lot easier.
    if they were made in zero-g you could put surface mount components on both sides without the underside components falling off cuz the solder melted it loose.
    this is why we need manufacturing and Industry in outer space.

    • Jatoxo
      Jatoxo Vor 2 Tage

      deltoid 77 Yeah because it's totally worth it to fly rockets to space and back a thousand times instead of just finding another solution

  • inund8
    inund8 Vor 5 Tage

    Socks and sandals on the production floor? That wouldn't fly in most places.

  • Hubba The Canuck
    Hubba The Canuck Vor 5 Tage

    RGB VHS player, is what it looks like.

  • panther105
    panther105 Vor 5 Tage

    Gee, Interview much? i was more interested in hearing from the people who actually developed the tech. This is why I seldom watch these videos...and why I'm not subscribed...

  • DabreadMan
    DabreadMan Vor 5 Tage

    Their insurance rate just went up by .3 percent just by having Linus there.

  • S. Smith
    S. Smith Vor 5 Tage

    14:34 Linus hasn't caused any chaos or dropped anything yet...


  • FL Biker
    FL Biker Vor 5 Tage

    Problem is the music coming out of studios now days isn't up to par with high fidelity equipment.

  • Rambito
    Rambito Vor 5 Tage

    Meridian we have a lot a whole a lot more stations then employees. Decoded : we are going out of business soon.

  • Alex
    Alex Vor 5 Tage

    As you were in the UK, couldn't you pronounce Solder and Aluminium properly for a change?

  • Mr.Blaze
    Mr.Blaze Vor 5 Tage

    14:22 "with a 5p coin balanced on top of the speaker" ( 10p coin )