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

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  • Thanks Linus. Good Sound doesn't get enough attention

    Viper CornViper CornVor 5 Tage
  • $100K speaker. First it is put on a rocket where it will orbit the Earth for 90 days, that guarantees the MDF absorbs sufficient space dust. Then upon reentering the atmosphere, the space dust and the black piano gloss finish is seared into the MDF by the intense heat of reentry. It is then put into a decompression chamber, then an anechoic chamber and finally a cat scan machine. Then the finest cardboard fibers from China are brought in to delicately wrap the speaker in luxury. Lastly, a fine powder of unicorn poop and fairy boogers are sprinkled into the box and then sealed so some rich arrogant turd can purchase them and brag to his other arrogant turd friends that his speakers cost $100K. You are welcome.

    Tropic-AlTropic-AlVor 9 Tage
  • Lmao linus said aliyumineum like a britt I really dont think he says it like that normally

    Cat TeenagerCat TeenagerVor Monat
  • This video is sponsored by jlc pcb. Upload your Gerber files today.

    Cat TeenagerCat TeenagerVor Monat
  • Ooh god those subs look so nice.

    Cat TeenagerCat TeenagerVor Monat
  • UK represent

    david gdavid gVor Monat
  • The fuck is this dude wearing on his feet!?

    Nick JamesNick JamesVor Monat
  • nice 2000's porsche

    Defalt_EchoDefalt_EchoVor Monat
  • Celestion are also a very good UK speaker manufacturer.

    D twist RewindD twist RewindVor Monat
  • The SMT stencil is not aluminum, it made of stainless steel.

    Лев ТолстойЛев ТолстойVor Monat
  • the xbooms suck, they don't have enough bass to hold a candle to the xb41 and the clarity is not good enough to beat the jbl xtreme. it is also more expensive than both + it is fagil as glass

    Robert RobertsonRobert RobertsonVor Monat
  • liked it

    Sotaro GlassSotaro GlassVor Monat
  • 9:13, that's not a surface mount component. Surface mounted components get mounted on the SURFACE, those are through hole components XD

    StevenTheGeekStevenTheGeekVor Monat
  • I want to puke so bad on his sandals. Everytime is see them.

    Asura1984Asura1984Vor Monat
  • 4:50 seems like they already knew covid-19 was coming🤔

    bynahelemaalbynahelemaalVor Monat
  • hay linus in the uk we call it a achustic chamber not the american anechoic

    Ian BroadhurstIan BroadhurstVor Monat
  • I bet at 3:07 that took about 100 takes and 100 speakers

    doorgesnovekaartdoorgesnovekaartVor Monat
  • COVID-19: people losing their jobs in financial despair. Linus: look at my $100,000 speakers...

    Speedibus RexSpeedibus RexVor Monat
  • I'm confused: is 100 000$ for *one* speaker or for the pair?

    DunnickFayuroDunnickFayuroVor Monat
  • Here's how Bentley makes their Continental! Here's a toy car they licensed.

    mutezamutezaVor Monat
  • do you think they named their product 3,5,7 because of how recognizable the 3,5,and 7 are in the computer world with core count, and same way bmw has 3,5,7 for their cars

    chris morachris moraVor Monat
  • Genelec OR-Loudspeakers

    SP PhotographySP PhotographyVor Monat
  • Stop with the clickbait titles please.

    SndSndVor Monat
  • Fun story: I bought a used Meridian preamplifier that was working perfectly, sent it back to Meridian in the UK for upgrades, got it back and it blew up my tweeters on the first go. Ofcoz the technicians at Meridian did not belive me, I explained exactly how to provoke the problem and I think they nearly blew their tweeters too. A nasty SW bug produced a digital stream, at maximum amplitude, of horrible noise straight out on the analog output! Took 6 months to sort it all out with them replacing my busted speakers and all. That is not something you expect when paying top dollars... but the thing is pure magic so I am not angry about it.

    PaxmaxPaxmaxVor Monat
  • I bet Tool's Pneuma would sound AWESOME on those.

    MrPittsburghJMrPittsburghJVor Monat
  • Looks nice, but the reason the factory is empty is because it's where they give tours, and they only build their top of the line speakers there. Everything else in the range which is all mass produced is made in China.

    blazingtravelsblazingtravelsVor Monat
  • Cooper SilvaCooper SilvaVor Monat
  • linus you should go for a tour at PS AUDIO in Boulder Colorado, they apparently have one of the best hifi systems in the world

    KnutKnutVor Monat
  • Nothing like a 15:52 min commercial

    simon krubersimon kruberVor Monat
  • I will take six please.

    Opening CrowderOpening CrowderVor Monat
  • Well.. Only thing the LG speaker and Meridian speakers have in common is that both are speakers. But that's where it ends. The trend of using bluetooth speakers and soundbars at home is sad to see :/ People actually throw out really good systems for these things :/ What a downgrade. But where did we see how they make a 100.000 dollar speaker? That was the reason I clicked on the video.

    ØysteinØysteinVor Monat
  • 4:00 - Linus pets the speaker driver to see if it purrs... Mmm!

    Circles and SoundsCircles and SoundsVor Monat
  • soLder #notsodder

    Raffles666Raffles666Vor Monat
  • Talk about diminishing returns.

    QuixQuixVor Monat
  • Do you have one in buttplug shape and size?

    Daniel AndersonDaniel AndersonVor Monat
  • I expected to see how a speaker was made not a control board and a cabinet very disappointed in you didn't think you were like all other attention grabbing liers but you are shame on you and thanks for wasting my time with this video

    B.M. WB.M. WVor Monat
  • llmao u were in uk and you went to lg xD lie nus shulda went rare or frontier developments

    WibblersWibblersVor Monat
  • im from britian and i've never heard of meridian. is that bad?

    JournettJournettVor Monat
  • Linus' hair is too distracting.

    Logan IrdiLogan IrdiVor Monat
  • And there was no demo how they actually play...

    KlausKlausVor Monat
  • ARM is based just up the road in Cambridge, along with loads more high end Hi-Fi manufacturers...

    The Deviant Developer IDW PodcastThe Deviant Developer IDW PodcastVor 2 Monate
  • 3:00 Referencing audiophile monitors with streaming garbage, hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    Toby AMToby AMVor 2 Monate
  • That's one expensive speaker.

    Evan DennardEvan DennardVor 2 Monate
  • Lol Id like to see Linus' reaction to Magnepans setup. Plus they arent that expensive.

    Chris MenzaChris MenzaVor 2 Monate
  • Has Linus run out of computers and hardware to talk about? Now has to fold back in the HiFi sector with a really silly omparison.

    Stephan TranquilleStephan TranquilleVor 2 Monate
  • IDK but if I paid 100k for a speaker, I would not want a single solder done by hand... computerized assembly is done for quality control and volumes... making it cheaper and higher quality

    Ian VisserIan VisserVor 2 Monate
  • garbage

    Galen WiswellGalen WiswellVor 2 Monate
  • I work in an electronics manufacturer .... but that is decades ahead of us hahahahha !!! Nice to see what I miss hahahaha ! ;-)

    Stephane RouleauStephane RouleauVor 2 Monate
  • Like watching a match with only the commentator present.

    Bert BollenBert BollenVor 2 Monate
  • i found pair of $40,000 speakers on side of road this no lie, as husband cheating on his wife she found out i ask why she chuck them away she said because they best things he had so chuck them out only 4 set ever made in world other 3 sets in japan. so i am so lucky hay.

    AussieZ XAussieZ XVor 2 Monate
  • You’re using crocks dude?

    Luiz CamposLuiz CamposVor 2 Monate
  • @9:10 components with leads like that mount in a 'thru hole' fashion. a surface mount component does not reach the other side of the board, it's connected to the surface of the board. :}

    Durox KiloDurox KiloVor 2 Monate
  • A CNC MULTIMETER, I sure want that

    Robin HugliRobin HugliVor 2 Monate
  • FOR THE LOVE OF GOD,....what the hell are you wearing on your feet!?!? Why Linus, WHY!!!

  • Super cool, but damn, too much overhead in that factory, but I guess you get what you pay for. I feel like my IQ went up a little just looking at how it's made 😂, very impressed!

    Michael S.Michael S.Vor 2 Monate
  • 100k... lmao I would love to meet the moron who paid that much.

    Hamlock ManeuverHamlock ManeuverVor 2 Monate
  • I feel like I just sat through an episode of "How It's Made ft. Linus From LTT"

    RactrinRactrinVor 2 Monate
  • This is more am as campaign than anything else. This is what I had hoped not to see on this channel.

    Re PlexRe PlexVor 2 Monate
  • They were making and testing circuit boards the same way 40 years ago. The surface mount stuff is new. The testing fixture you were showing us is called a bed of nails which I ran when I worked at NCR.

    Dan DearmanDan DearmanVor 2 Monate
  • Those speakers look like CM H500p

    Sanderen XSanderen XVor 2 Monate
  • 14:32 10p coin

    BigPeteBigPeteVor 2 Monate
  • Try getting into the canadian audio lab that has one of those chambers

    bentlikeitsmakerbentlikeitsmakerVor 2 Monate
  • I used to work for Dolby Labs @ Royal Wootton Basset. Underground there was a 56 seat cinema and a dedicated listening room. The listening room was fully kitted out with Meridian electronics and speakers. Holy shit it was brilliant. Trouble is, when you go home and listen to the gear you have at home, it sounds crap LOL.

    KangoVKangoVVor 2 Monate
  • that's a 50p coin, you're welcome

    RC NINJARC NINJAVor 2 Monate
  • queue the comments of "professional" audiophiles saying how 1000 dollar speakers are just as good. lol

    Janne KokkoJanne KokkoVor 2 Monate
  • 8:36 I see a pair of sennheiser headphones.

    Jaiden ZhouJaiden ZhouVor 2 Monate
  • This video feels different. Is it due to the presenter being cheese to the background, very little boca, and hand held camera?

    Tim SteinkeTim SteinkeVor 2 Monate
  • The LG speakers sound like total shit compared to same priced JBL or Sony portables, so if they are proud of that then those 100k jobs are probably meh too!

    6 String Terror6 String TerrorVor 2 Monate
  • Overpriced shit. Thats what they have in common

    Moises PorrasMoises PorrasVor 2 Monate
  • That giant capacitor is not a surface mount component, its a trough hole component.

    Azim AlifAzim AlifVor 2 Monate
How a $100,000 Speaker gets made! - Meridian Facility Tour - LG XBOOM Go