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

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  • Michael Juliano
    Michael Juliano 4 hours ago

    Poor Linus can't afford proper shoes.

  • Daniel Cockayne
    Daniel Cockayne 7 hours ago

    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 7 hours ago

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

  • JishnuRaj. rocks
    JishnuRaj. rocks 16 hours ago +1

    Hey Linus, this is a video request.
    I had watched this Clip-Share 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 Day ago

    That facility is very impressive...

  • Gucci Pineapple
    Gucci Pineapple Day ago


  • anticalgary
    anticalgary Day ago

    socks and sandals

  • FreightDawg
    FreightDawg 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • [PCMR] Shutnik
    [PCMR] Shutnik 2 days ago

    "enthusiast" level
    u wot

  • Αντώνης Μαγκανιάρης

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

  • Phunny Yo
    Phunny Yo 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago +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 3 days ago +1

    Aluminium? Linus, you aren't British.

  • Andrus Pihel
    Andrus Pihel 3 days ago

    The cap is not surface mount component.

  • Lembu Abraxas
    Lembu Abraxas 3 days ago

    3:09 A glitch in the Matrix!

  • David Riddell
    David Riddell 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • Vega
    Vega 3 days ago


  • ricky v
    ricky v 4 days ago +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 4 days ago

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

  • quinn
    quinn 4 days ago

    Nice advertising

  • Kaleb Bruwer
    Kaleb Bruwer 4 days ago

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

  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson 4 days ago


  • Ellis Samson
    Ellis Samson 4 days ago

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

  • leetko
    leetko 4 days ago

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

  • Aland Mahmood
    Aland Mahmood 4 days ago

    3:08 i wanna see the outtakes

  • Bryan Hix
    Bryan Hix 4 days ago

    It must be a pretty boring place to work at!

  • Naman Salaria
    Naman Salaria 5 days ago

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

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

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

  • David Jennings
    David Jennings 5 days ago

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

  • Michael Hansen
    Michael Hansen 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    Awesome !

  • Rick Barnes
    Rick Barnes 5 days ago

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

  • rjc0234
    rjc0234 5 days ago

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

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz 5 days ago

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

  • Vortex Hackz
    Vortex Hackz 5 days ago

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

  • Riley Patterson
    Riley Patterson 5 days ago

    "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 6 days ago

    Great Video Linus. Thank you

  • Sam P.
    Sam P. 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 3 days ago

      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 6 days ago

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

  • shay Dave
    shay Dave 6 days ago

    80's video game sound

  • Florin Duduta
    Florin Duduta 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago, I haven't.

  • Satania
    Satania 6 days ago +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 6 days ago

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

  • Chris Parker
    Chris Parker 6 days ago

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

  • Penguin
    Penguin 6 days ago

    9:10 thats a through hole component tho

  • Spam Can
    Spam Can 6 days ago

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

  • MrEndzo
    MrEndzo 6 days ago

    Weird flex but ok

  • Ahmet Refik Eryilmaz

    he pronounces aluminium correctly! Fuck americans, viva canada!

  • Ganesh Govindarajan
    Ganesh Govindarajan 6 days ago

  • Batscat
    Batscat 6 days ago

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

  • Bozzy
    Bozzy 6 days ago +2

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

  • 麦
     6 days ago +1

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

  • Techno-Ch33s3c4k3
    Techno-Ch33s3c4k3 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

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

  • alexntemperley
    alexntemperley 6 days ago

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

  • lyiriyah
    lyiriyah 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

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

  • Michael Newman
    Michael Newman 7 days ago

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

    JMGRICH 7 days ago

    Computer vision eh?
    Is that like Wonka vision?

  • Charles Burgess
    Charles Burgess 7 days ago

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

  • baron75mk3
    baron75mk3 7 days ago

    £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 7 days ago

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

    TECH DAVE 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago +1

    Meridian Lossless Packing = MLP = My Little Pony.

  • Joseph Winn
    Joseph Winn 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

    Not deadening, but dampening.

  • Paul Thompson
    Paul Thompson 7 days ago +1

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

  • Yolkava Portfolio
    Yolkava Portfolio 7 days ago

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

  • Ranjan Biswas
    Ranjan Biswas 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

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

  • Peizhong Cong
    Peizhong Cong 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

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

  • tom shackleton
    tom shackleton 7 days ago

    Beats pill xl best speaker ever made

  • Nicholis du Toit
    Nicholis du Toit 7 days ago

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

  • Steve Tllsdaleys
    Steve Tllsdaleys 7 days ago +2

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

  • Azz _
    Azz _ 7 days ago

    Hey its Like Jonny 5 as a speaker.

  • Nelson Muntz
    Nelson Muntz 7 days ago

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

  • Theodor Dan
    Theodor Dan 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

    put the sponsore by lg and put in your ass fagot

  • Geleeuw
    Geleeuw 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago +1

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

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith 7 days ago

    Does LG own Meridian?

  • michael jeacock
    michael jeacock 7 days ago

    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 7 days ago

    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.