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VERITAS Monoblock Power Amplifiers will challenge any other Power amplifier with its implementation. Listen to it in comparison and you will the Speed, the details and accuracy unmatched, presentation most musical yet without harmonic distortion or smear. Accurate to the last detail.

Feel the power effortlessly drive your speakers, regardless of impedance and complexity.

Tap your toes uncontrollably to the splendour of music that seems live.

Feel the speed when the crack of the drum strikes your chest or the strike of the piano key that is so enjoyable..…

You will turn up the volume. Read on to see why…

The VERITAS Monoblock Power Amplifiers , based on the Hypex Ncore NC1200, uses the most responsive power supply, for the fastest transients with quiet, black background. A custom power cord was developed by Waveform Fidelity and included with the VERITAS Monoblocks. Isolation is provided in many ways, and on the chassis with the included Stillpoints Ultramini Risers.  

Audio Purity requires a very fast, responsive power supply, as well as removal of microphonics that smear the sound stage, bluring the image.  How is this all done.

VERITAS Monoblock Power Amplifiers

Detailed . Musical . Powerful

Design Philosophy

Start with a 66 pound of Aircraft grade 6061 solid aluminum block. Delicately machine the chassis from this solid block isolation chambers to limit any sonic interference and minimize vibrations. Keep the walls 1 inches thick, to limit and absorb vibration. The result is a solid chassis for the VERITAS Monoblocks that is a work of art and exquisite engineering.

The Hypex SMPS1200A700 power supply is one of the best power supplies available to provide clean power with the best transient response and quiet background. A linear power supply equivalent would have to be at least 50 pounds along for the power supply transformer and filtering capacitors, with a minimum chassis size of being 12” x 18 x 18, just for the power supply. This alone does not guarantee the linear power supply will match the sonic benefits of the SMPS1200A700.  Along with the new level of Class D audio performance, the SMPS are taking the world by  storm as well. As with all in the VERITAS Monoblocks, the best are used, in this case for the power supply, the SMPS1200A700 is the one to beat.

The signal paths are designed to be the shortest possible, giving you the cleanest audio signal possible. Longer cables typically use shielding. Excessive shielding introduces capacitances that slow the dynamics of the system, especially power amps, bloating the bass, smoothing transients and reducing the high frequencies. Keeping wires short removes the requirement for heavy shielding, and lets the speed, control, and dynamics of the sound come through the power amp unhindered.

Solid core wires have the higher frequency currents run on the edge of the wire, called skin effect. This causes roll off in high frequencies since the skin is smaller than the core. This tends to give a tube like sound or warm sound. To be Truthful, Audio purity requires that the components do not impart any coloration of their own to the sound. Litz wires solve this problem by having multiple smaller strands of insulated wire. The amount of "skin" becomes the same amount of the solid core for the required frequency range, giving a much wider linear frequency bandwidth. Litz wire is far more expensive and harder to work as each strand has to be striped and combined at the wire terminations. All audio wiring in the VERITAS is Litz Wire.

All wiring is done point to point and soldered for the best connections or screwed securely for the tightest connections. Audio wire for the inputs and the outputs is Cardas Litz Wire. The inputs have Cardas 19 AWG Litz wire. This wire is ultra-pure copper, with extra soft annealed, Oxygen free copper all done in house for the cleanest, softest copper wire. Each strand is coated with urethane enamel in an oxygen free atmosphere. The strands are then combined to form the Cardas Litz cable used in VERITAS.

Bi-wiring is done from the board to provide true bi-wiring. Each bi-wire cable is Cardas 11 AWG Litz wire for the best connectivity and power transfer. This is directly connected to the Patented Cardas Speaker Binding posts with Rhodium over solid copper posts that are directly connected to the audio output wires. Typical speaker binding posts make their connections through screw threads of the fighting nut. The Cardas posts selected have solid copper posts with Rhodium plate to form full contact directly with the spades, increasing full contact and transfer of audio power.

The Mono blocks are a true fully balanced design with both input signals floating for a true balanced differential input, utilizing the Hypex Ncore NC1200. Enjoy the Power, Musical sound and speed! Typically balanced lines are used for long cables. However a Balanced Differential helps reduce the noise, regardless of cable length. Having a true balanced differential design is difficult and expensive. Other balanced amps and pre-amps have a balanced circuit by mirroring single ended circuits. However the reference to ground still creates noise. The VERITAS is designed with a full differential input circuit, to give you true balanced circuitry. The result being VERITAS mono blocks are dead quiet (see below). The fully differential balanced design is carefully maintained with a floating audio ground. Balanced inputs are Cardas XLR full metal jackets with gold plate over everything. The pins are Silver with Rhodium plate for maximum connectivity and life.

After exhaustive listening tests, Power cables from Waveform Fidelity were selected. The supplied Power Cord is a Waveform Fidelity HE MK III, that provides maximum performance of the Merrill Audio VERITAS Monoblocks with the best clarity and transient performance.

A synergistic fuse is used for the best power supply and excellent response. For the best flow through and contact, the fuse is soldered instead of a fuse holder.

Further chassis stabilization is provided to the chassis with Stillpoints Ultramini Rises.

All this as stardard onthe VERITAS Monoblock Power Amplifers that make it the best sonic implantation and value. Compare it for yourself and hear the difference.

That is pure music reproduction with every detail reproduced exactly as it is recorded, with the same transient speed of the instruments and sound stage it was intended to be by the recording engineer.

“enchanting and majestic sound for discerning audiophiles”


“Sonic delight” “Highly recommended.”

“highly recommended for those seeking a transparent amplifier with power to spare.”


Each VERITAS Mono Block has

  • Stillpoints Ultramini Risers footers
  • Synergistic Research Tunnel Fuse
  • Cardas XLR Silver input pins with Rhodium plate, Gold plated Body
  • Cardas Billet Copper Speaker posts with Rhodium plate
  • Billet Aluminum chassis engineered
  • Compartments for internal circuit isolation, limiting interference
  • Engineered with ribs to limit vibration and microphonics
  • 1” thick walls with center support.
  • Cardas Litz Pure copper, soft annealed, oversized wire
  • Five year transferable warranty
  • Options: Color and Stillpoints UltraMini Risers footers.
  • Switchless AC power for IEC for cleanest power connections.
  • 1 Waveform Fidelity HE MKIII power cord designed for VERITAS.
  • Soldered or Screwed connections.
  • Minimal wire length for all Audio connections.
  • Engineered Venting on the top and airflow system avoiding heat buildup inside the chassis

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  • Power: 400 Watts at 8 ohms
              700 Watts at 4 ohms
    -      1,200 Watts at 2 Ohms
  • Input Impedance:   100 kOhms
  • Output Impedance: 3 milli Ohms
  • Damping factor:    2,000 4 ohms
  • THD:     0.004% at 200 watts
  • Current: 38 amps typical max
  • Frequency Response: 0Hz - 50kHz 0/-3db
  • Gain 26db
  • S/N 128dB
  • 1 Balanced Input - Cardas XLR with Silver pins, Rhodium plate, Gold plated body
  • 1 Remote Trigger. 12V for remote turn on/off
  • 2 pairs of speaker outputs  - patented Cardas Rhodium over billet Copper posts
  • 1 IEC Furutech gold plated
  • 1 Waveform Fidelity HE MKIII power cord designed for VERITAS.
  • 5 year transferable warranty
  • Cardas RCA to XLR converters (optional)
  • Short Circuit protection
  • Over temperature protection
  • Auto shut off in case of fault
  • Dimensions: 17” x 12” x 3” without footers
  • Weight: 33 lbs.

$12,000 a pair of Monoblocks

Worldwide Shipping included.

The Merrill Audio Veritas monoblock amplifiers arrived a few weeks ago and from the moment you open the main packaging they whisper understated high-end at you.