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

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

    Naman SalariaNaman SalariaVor 8 Stunden
  • 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 HansenMichael HansenVor 11 Stunden
  • 8:12 Only the finest hand-soldered artisanal through-hole capacitors.

    Michael HansenMichael HansenVor 11 Stunden
  • 0:50 is... That..... SOCKS AND SANDALS

    David JenningsDavid JenningsVor 11 Stunden
  • 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.

    Michael HansenMichael HansenVor 11 Stunden
  • 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.

    toliveanddie76toliveanddie76Vor 14 Stunden
  • 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?

    Alex WalkerAlex WalkerVor 16 Stunden
  • 13:12 when you see these "extinct" people I the background but when Linus turns around he does see him anymore

    Jurgis Florijonas VaiginisJurgis Florijonas VaiginisVor 16 Stunden
  • 13:10 that stopping tape sticks to Linu's lab coat, I wonder why....

    Jurgis Florijonas VaiginisJurgis Florijonas VaiginisVor 16 Stunden
  • Awesome !

    gamefluxgamefluxVor 18 Stunden
  • Excellent video - makes me really want meridian speakers! Welcome to the UK, come again sometime!!

    Rick BarnesRick BarnesVor 18 Stunden
  • step one, pocket $95,000 and spend the remaining $5,000 on a speaker.

    rjc0234rjc0234Vor 19 Stunden
  • I'm getting the Pk3 because, for once, the RGB is *bad*

    Vortex HackzVortex HackzVor 21 Stunde
  • I have no *need* for the whole PCB manufacturing line but oh my god *I want it*

    Vortex HackzVortex HackzVor 21 Stunde
  • "beautiful" great britain lol

    Riley PattersonRiley PattersonVor 23 Stunden
  • the speaker looks so trash for 100k, its probably worth like 10k to make

    armando urenda draftingarmando urenda draftingVor Tag
  • Great Video Linus. Thank you

    Nem MacNem MacVor Tag
  • 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.

    Sam P.Sam P.Vor Tag
  • 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.

    Reuben SternReuben SternVor Tag
  • 9:06 XP SPOTTED! we're almost in the 20's and they're still rocking XP.

    khromkhromVor Tag
  • Let's just call all our viewers stupid. Nice.

    Justin CrandellJustin CrandellVor Tag
  • 10:50 80's video game sound

    shay Daveshay DaveVor Tag
  • 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 .

    Florin DudutaFlorin DudutaVor Tag
  •, I haven't.

    Harry RobinsHarry RobinsVor Tag
  • 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.

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

    Gus MendezGus MendezVor Tag
  • You couldn't even wear proper shoes for a trip like this? Ok

    Chris ParkerChris ParkerVor Tag
  • 9:10 thats a through hole component tho

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

    Spam CanSpam CanVor Tag
  • Weird flex but ok

    MrEndzoMrEndzoVor Tag
  • he pronounces aluminium correctly! Fuck americans, viva canada!

    Ahmet Refik EryilmazAhmet Refik EryilmazVor Tag

    Ganesh GovindarajanGanesh GovindarajanVor Tag
  • They make so much profit they don’t need to work.

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

    BozzyBozzyVor Tag
  • *Video starts at **2:30**.*

    麦Vor Tag
  • 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.

    Techno-Ch33s3c4k3Techno-Ch33s3c4k3Vor Tag
  • 12:58 "Human testing land" - sounds kind of like Aperture Science. It even explains why it's so empty there. Hmmm...

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

    alexntemperleyalexntemperleyVor Tag
  • 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

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

    SophistafunkSophistafunkVor 2 Tage
  • I would have called this video " Meridian's PCB production line plus 30 seconds about their cabinets". I wanted to see speaker building!

    Michael NewmanMichael NewmanVor 2 Tage
  • Computer vision eh? Is that like Wonka vision?

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

    Charles BurgessCharles BurgessVor 2 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

    baron75mk3baron75mk3Vor 2 Tage
  • British Customs: Sir, are you wearing socks with sandals? Linus: Ah....yes? Customs: Entry denied. Have a nice flight back.

    Hey ThereHey ThereVor 2 Tage
  • hey guys pls subcribe my youtube channel i have a giveaway it you subcribe may be you will win TY

  • Meridian Lossless Packing = MLP = My Little Pony.

    Goob the NoobGoob the NoobVor 2 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.

    Joseph WinnJoseph WinnVor 2 Tage
  • Not deadening, but dampening.

    Paul ThompsonPaul ThompsonVor 2 Tage
  • Similarities to MMATS Audio in Florida. You should check it out Linus.

    Paul ThompsonPaul ThompsonVor 2 Tage
  • 5:03 more like job cuts! Brexit we moving our facility out of England ahaha

    Yolkava PortfolioYolkava PortfolioVor 2 Tage
  • Meridian? It's a name of a shrimp chips company in my country

    Ranjan BiswasRanjan BiswasVor 2 Tage
  • LG, a Korean brand, gets it's high end speakers built by the British. LG just earned my respect!

    Below Average GamingBelow Average GamingVor 2 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.

    RobRobVor 2 Tage
  • And rotate that coin 90 degree facing forward. It will fall.

    Peizhong CongPeizhong CongVor 2 Tage
  • This is a very generic assembly line just like in any factory that works with PCB. What are you geeking out about...

    Peizhong CongPeizhong CongVor 2 Tage
  • 100k is the price of the most excellence. Worth it?

    thesilviu silviuthesilviu silviuVor 2 Tage
  • Beats pill xl best speaker ever made

    tom shackletontom shackletonVor 2 Tage
  • Anyone else get an ad before the video started? Not Linus' sponsor ad, but an actual DE-visions ad.

    Nicholis du ToitNicholis du ToitVor 2 Tage
  • You meant to say a 5k speaker sold for 100k lol.

    Steve TllsdaleysSteve TllsdaleysVor 2 Tage
  • Hey its Like Jonny 5 as a speaker.

    Azz _Azz _Vor 2 Tage
  • Sandals & socks? Linus, do you have german roots?

    Nelson MuntzNelson MuntzVor 2 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...

    Theodor DanTheodor DanVor 2 Tage
  • put the sponsore by lg and put in your ass fagot

    Johnny FireJohnny FireVor 2 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.

    GeleeuwGeleeuwVor 2 Tage
  • 15 minutes of video; nothing at all about the drive units....

    Matthew SmithMatthew SmithVor 2 Tage
  • Does LG own Meridian?

    Matthew SmithMatthew SmithVor 2 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.

    michael jeacockmichael jeacockVor 2 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.

    Callsign VegaCallsign VegaVor 2 Tage
  • They look like Sony speakers.

    Sir. FunSir. FunVor 3 Tage
  • Where is the staff?

    LucmultLucmultVor 3 Tage
  • Let's show how you make 100K speakers! (Spends whole video showing how every board house in the world makes PCBs)

    mda187mda187Vor 3 Tage
  • 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.

    deltoid 77deltoid 77Vor 3 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

      JatoxoJatoxoVor 21 Stunde
  • Socks and sandals on the production floor? That wouldn't fly in most places.

    inund8inund8Vor 3 Tage
  • RGB VHS player, is what it looks like.

    Hubba The CanuckHubba The CanuckVor 3 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...

    panther105panther105Vor 3 Tage
  • Their insurance rate just went up by .3 percent just by having Linus there.

    DabreadManDabreadManVor 3 Tage
  • 14:34 Linus hasn't caused any chaos or dropped anything yet... Nevermind.

    S. SmithS. SmithVor 3 Tage
  • Problem is the music coming out of studios now days isn't up to par with high fidelity equipment.

    FL BikerFL BikerVor 3 Tage
  • Meridian we have a lot a whole a lot more stations then employees. Decoded : we are going out of business soon.

    RambitoRambitoVor 3 Tage
  • As you were in the UK, couldn't you pronounce Solder and Aluminium properly for a change?

    AlexAlexVor 3 Tage
  • 14:22 "with a 5p coin balanced on top of the speaker" ( 10p coin )

    Mr.BlazeMr.BlazeVor 3 Tage
  • What was that bit about where Linus says something about surface mount parts then shows us a capacitor that isn't actually surface mount?

    Tim HolmesTim HolmesVor 3 Tage
  • From what i see, why some products so expensive because they don't have enough demands, not efficient

    TMTMVor 3 Tage
  • Those shoes tho...

    Azlan Abdul AzizAzlan Abdul AzizVor 3 Tage
  • Meri what? I only know about this speakers because my car has a Meridian system, but I have nerver hear about it before. I like Sennheiser or Bowers & Wilkins ...

    madjhmadjhVor 3 Tage
  • Go to KEF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Mr_PsycoMr_PsycoVor 3 Tage
  • Do a Sonus Faber tour next please ;-)

    ebigford34ebigford34Vor 3 Tage
  • 6:27 is that a Model m

    Kingzander _Kingzander _Vor 3 Tage
  • This production is absolutely nothing Special. I've done several Internships and the production was way more advanced and automated

    Frederik PöppelFrederik PöppelVor 3 Tage
  • Until 14:32 I thought okay, some nice looking speakers but then I saw the coin! Boom!

    Evander QuinnEvander QuinnVor 3 Tage
  • funny , We have all these machines in my work :D so it is really strange how Linus talks about it :D

    TriassekTriassekVor 3 Tage
  • Mawr like this please. Ty

    Gjohnst4Gjohnst4Vor 3 Tage
  • Next time on *"How it's Made..."*

    issaciamsissaciamsVor 3 Tage
  • A Canadian on a professional business trip.. wearing sandals with socks 😃 how aboot that eh?

    Richard's World TravelerRichard's World TravelerVor 3 Tage
  • I find it really ironic how this video is about audio speakers and is sponsored by LG and yet their audio on this video is a cluster fuck....

    Keith JusticeKeith JusticeVor 3 Tage
  • Yeah cool, board, enclosure, but what about the speakers themselves?

    Jesse RichterJesse RichterVor 3 Tage
  • Lol, we had 2 wave solder machines in our garage in the 80s. Could never get away with that today.

    Doug JohnsonDoug JohnsonVor 3 Tage
  • Robots-Death. Very efficient, beautiful death.

    nfijefnfijefVor 3 Tage
  • The adverts for the LG junk was annoying, but the factory tour was interesting. No doubt the real Meridian speakers are things of great beauty. Hope you enjoyed your trip.

    Simon OceanSimon OceanVor 3 Tage
How a $100,000 Speaker gets made! - Meridian Facility Tour - LG XBOOM Go