Meridian Audio is widely considered to be the world’s leader in digital audio technology…

From introducing the world’s first audiophile-quality CD player in 1984, to the first digital surround processor, the British design team has remained at the forefront of both digital optimization and human perception of sound (psychoacoustics.)

Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is their approach to recreating analog audio signals digitally – an approach they have been refining for decades. The result is an incredibly “present” reproduction thanks to extremely accurate time alignment of high, middle and lower frequencies.

They purposefully designed the head of their loudspeakers to be as close to the human head in size as possible, to mimic the dispersion pattern of high frequencies the way humans are used to receiving them. Expanding in width toward the bottom adds more stability against vibrations, while leaving more room in the enclosure to house the speaker’s amplification along with its drivers.

Meridian’s design philosophy is around ease of use, trading the intimidating high number of knobs for a more stripped down, simple form of control.

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Stereo Exchange

857 Broadway, 3rd Floor

(at the corner of 17th street)

212-505-1111 | info@stereoexchange.com

Monday – Friday 10:30am – 7:00pm
Saturday 10:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

The Philosophy

Special Edition Loudspeakers

We believe quality sound embodies five characteristics…

1. Highest fidelity to the original recorded performance.

2. Harmonious clarity, tonal color and timbre.

3. Accentuated balance between accuracy and warmth.

4. Natural sound staging and phase-perfect ambiance.

5. Precise and detailed renditions.

David Wasserman

David Wasserman

CEO

David started his career in the audio business selling new and used hi-fi at Audio Exchange, a west village haven for music lovers to share stories and listen to good music.  While there, David recognized his passion for entrepreneurship. Soon after his start as a salesman, he became the store’s general manager, successfully running the day-to-day operations and increasing the business’s profitability.  After a few years leading Audio Exchange, he decided to venture out on his own.  What resulted was Stereo Exchange: a store that became a New York institution and a destination for all lovers of good music.
Ann Wasserman

Ann Wasserman

CEO

Ann has been side by side with David since Stereo Exchange’s beginning.  In fact, it was her initial financial investment that helped Stereo Exchange get off the ground.  Since then, she has been an invaluable part of the organization, contributing significantly to branding, human resources, and customer service.  Without her acute eye, instinct for good people, and insistence on excellence, Stereo Exchange would not have enjoyed the longevity it has.
Glenn Marston

Glenn Marston

Audio Video Sales

Glenn has applied a wide-ranging appreciation of music from his decades-long career in audio. Handling management and sales in the high end audio industry since 1984, Glenn and David crossed paths many times before Glenn officially joined the Stereo Exchange team in 2016. He is delighted to once again be able to connect clients with the best possible gear, from helping new customers discover the benefits of a good audio system to introducing innovations to legacy clients.
Evan Fusco

Evan Fusco

VP Sales

Evan got the audio “bug” at JSG Audio in Binghamton, NY, helping design loudspeakers while attending SUNY Binghamton. He began his official audiophile career at Stereo Exchange in 1986 and thrived here for more than 15 years. In 2002 Evan left to pursue excellence in Custom Installation, including 4 years at Audio Command Systems, the leading integrator in the Northeast. He has now returned,  combining his expertise to provide the best sounding and easiest to use systems available.