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

  • Am 13 Mai 2019 veröffentlicht
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  • Confuzius1337
    Confuzius1337 Vor 8 Stunden

    Sandals and socks, really Linus? 😅

  • stormchsr 101
    stormchsr 101 Vor 2 Tage

    the word is " aloominum" not alyoominyum. aluminum. no extra I in the word!

  • Reaper
    Reaper Vor 8 Tage

    WTF is on your feet?

  • John Hardy
    John Hardy Vor 11 Tage

    I had hoped Canadians could pronounce "solder" properly.

  • Pirwzy
    Pirwzy Vor 12 Tage

    6:52 The note on the door has a typo or deliberate grammar error and its driving me crazy.

  • Patrick Hennig
    Patrick Hennig Vor 13 Tage

    love the sennheiser headset on the table around 9:00

  • Andrew Sanderson
    Andrew Sanderson Vor 27 Tage

    100k speakers? That's impressive marketing.

  • mjc0961
    mjc0961 Vor 28 Tage

    Crybabies in the comments: this was just how a PCB is made!
    Actual video: starts with a finished PCB and begins soldering components to it.
    🤦🏼‍♂️ Don't complain if you can't even identify what you're watching.

  • Remy The Red
    Remy The Red Vor 28 Tage

    The job that you running...

  • mikeissweet
    mikeissweet Vor Monat

    14:53 -10dB at 250Hz. Are you fucking kidding me??

  • gary reardon
    gary reardon Vor Monat

    That place looks cool


    British companies don't work on Saturday or Sundays it is just the way we British are.

  • GamerFan2050
    GamerFan2050 Vor Monat

    Time to put on the tinfoil cap

    TRAOS TUBE Vor Monat +1

    +1 if u are jbl xtreme 2 user!!...

  • Spencer Williams
    Spencer Williams Vor Monat

    Thumbnail for this video is suspiciously similar to the tech ingredients speaker build thumbnail.

  • Wim Thys
    Wim Thys Vor Monat

    can we marvel at the fact that Linus didn't drop the XBOOM in 3:07 ?

  • ZabavlenieBezkrai
    ZabavlenieBezkrai Vor Monat

    $100,000 speaker made of plywood :D now this is profit ^____^ btw I almost believe in golden ears ... solid gold :D

  • Anthony Achurra
    Anthony Achurra Vor Monat

    So when is linus gonna cover some Micheal Bolton for us?

  • AliSot 2000
    AliSot 2000 Vor Monat +4

    Capacitor at 9:19:
    This isn’t surface mounted but trough hole mounted.

  • Angler Andy
    Angler Andy Vor Monat

    Someone watches ave. Schmoo

    Sah TARWARS Vor Monat

    Simply waste of money.....

  • DeKosta
    DeKosta Vor Monat

    9:28 That is one of the most expensive scissors in the world!

  • Arial Robison
    Arial Robison Vor Monat

    "Far more workstations than people to use them," so those $100,000 speakers are actually $1,000 with a $99,000 mark-up to pay for those extra, unused pieces of equipment.

  • Damnit Bobby
    Damnit Bobby Vor Monat +1

    Are you wearing house slippers?

  • 2spooky
    2spooky Vor Monat

    Looks like they're the OG MLP ;P

  • Valra Bellkeys
    Valra Bellkeys Vor Monat

    Audio files are only so good. You think there would be point where it doesn't matter how nice a speaker is if the audio file is meh

  • Mac cat
    Mac cat Vor Monat

    @13:10.. "meridian uses a combination of real lady products?" Using in house designed and built signal generators ( why there a HP badge on there?)

  • Mac cat
    Mac cat Vor Monat

    Pioneer TAD Reference One speakers would shit all over meridian audio gear ... Only $80K a pair too :D

  • Dem turtlos
    Dem turtlos Vor Monat

    3:08 how many takes it took before you finally didn't drop it?

  • Benson 'Drongo' Hedges

    how can enough people afford speakers like that to make it profitable? Sound Junkie drug dealers? wtf bet those speakers cost 1grand to make too

  • Emile van der Merwe

    I think all engineering is physical, other than software engineering

  • FlashFrags
    FlashFrags Vor Monat

    who else at 5:22 thought that someone was endlessly sneezing in the back ground.

  • rautibo
    rautibo Vor Monat +1

    hi, I'm in the industry of speakers, and all that technology about biamplification is 30 y old. used in pro rigs and high quality arrays, wich costs up to 10k the piece. also this isnt worth 100.000k.

  • Raynor9899
    Raynor9899 Vor Monat

    Fun btw!UI heard that somewhere..

  • Stefan Van Westing
    Stefan Van Westing Vor Monat

    New season of How It's Made with Linus is pretty lit fam.

  • Michael Juliano
    Michael Juliano Vor Monat

    Poor Linus can't afford proper shoes.

  • Daniel Cockayne
    Daniel Cockayne Vor Monat

    Comes to England and doesn't even do an LTX here 😒
    Couldn't you get LG to sponsor a mini LTX in England or one of your other dozens of industry contacts 🤦🏻‍♂️😭

  • Kevin H
    Kevin H Vor Monat

    Can we see your wedding photos? I want to see if you're wearing sandals there too

  • JishnuRaj. rocks
    JishnuRaj. rocks Vor Monat +1

    Hey Linus, this is a video request.
    I had watched this DEclips video some days ago:
    It is a DIY video where a guy teaches us how to replace DVD Drive of a laptop with an SSD or HDD using a Hard Drive caddy.
    It has great amount of likes but I don't trust him as much as I trust you.
    Neither he told us about the data transfer speed through Hard Drive Caddy.
    Could you please make your own video on this topic ?
    Let's check whether it will work or not. The hard drive caddy costs near 5 USD. I'm waiting for your response for this comment...

  • SmoakAwps
    SmoakAwps Vor Monat

    That facility is very impressive...

  • Gucci Pineapple
    Gucci Pineapple Vor Monat


  • anticalgary
    anticalgary Vor Monat

    socks and sandals

  • FreightDawg
    FreightDawg Vor Monat

    playing music from spotify LOL!! brick walled, compressed garbage , what a insult to those magnificent Speakers. You Kids dont know what quality music even sounds like

  • mike
    mike Vor Monat

    Meridian Facility
    Now if could only sell one of speakers, we could hire more than 1 employee

  • EpicSkillzFox
    EpicSkillzFox Vor Monat

    "enthusiast" level
    u wot

  • Αντώνης Μαγκανιάρης

    +1 if u are xtreme 2 user like me !!

  • Phunny Yo
    Phunny Yo Vor Monat

    The RGB is ugly as hell lol, but I guess it's ok if you can turn it off. But then again, if you can turn it off, it still cost a dollar or two to add it to the speaker, which means I rather put that dollar on the sound. But I guess all kids wants RGB.

  • Arturo Tabera
    Arturo Tabera Vor Monat +1

    00:00 Anyone notice that Porsche!? WTF!? It is Britain, we're talking here! ANd BTW I thought, they were making decent money and not driving cheapo Porsche, which is on mass production. Nothing special about it.

  • TechGuy Teaches
    TechGuy Teaches Vor 2 Monate +1

    Aluminium? Linus, you aren't British.

  • Andrus Pihel
    Andrus Pihel Vor 2 Monate

    The cap is not surface mount component.

  • Lembu Abraxas
    Lembu Abraxas Vor 2 Monate

    3:09 A glitch in the Matrix!

  • David Riddell
    David Riddell Vor 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate


  • ricky v
    ricky v Vor 2 Monate +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 2 Monate

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

  • quinn
    quinn Vor 2 Monate

    Nice advertising

  • Kaleb Bruwer
    Kaleb Bruwer Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson Vor 2 Monate


  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson Vor 2 Monate

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

  • leetko
    leetko Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Aland
    Aland Vor 2 Monate

    3:08 i wanna see the outtakes

  • ET_Explorer
    ET_Explorer Vor 2 Monate

    It must be a pretty boring place to work at!

  • Naman Salaria
    Naman Salaria Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen Vor 2 Monate

    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 Monate

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

  • David Jennings
    David Jennings Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen Vor 2 Monate

    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 Monate

    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 Monate

    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 Monate

    Awesome !

  • Rick Barnes
    Rick Barnes Vor 2 Monate

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

  • rjc0234
    rjc0234 Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Riley Patterson
    Riley Patterson Vor 2 Monate

    "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 2 Monate

    Great Video Linus. Thank you

  • Sam P.
    Sam P. Vor 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate

      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 2 Monate

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

  • shay Dave
    shay Dave Vor 2 Monate

    80's video game sound

  • Florin Duduta
    Florin Duduta Vor 2 Monate

    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 2 Monate, I haven't.

  • Aleksandr Kamarov
    Aleksandr Kamarov Vor 2 Monate +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 2 Monate

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

  • Chris Parker
    Chris Parker Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Penguin
    Penguin Vor 2 Monate

    9:10 thats a through hole component tho

  • Spam Can
    Spam Can Vor 2 Monate

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

  • MrEndzo
    MrEndzo Vor 2 Monate

    Weird flex but ok

  • Ahmet Refik Eryilmaz
    Ahmet Refik Eryilmaz Vor 2 Monate

    he pronounces aluminium correctly! Fuck americans, viva canada!

  • Ganesh Govindarajan
    Ganesh Govindarajan Vor 2 Monate

  • Batscat
    Batscat Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Bozzy
    Bozzy Vor 2 Monate +2

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