The Meridian 218 is a “Roon Tested” network device, meaning that it will appear as an audio output in Roon and is capable of being grouped with other zones of its type (in this case other Sooloos zones).
For the best experience with Roon, we recommend using a “Roon Ready” device. Roon Ready devices run our RAAT streaming protocol and can be grouped together seamlessly across manufactures. You can also group them with “local” zones like a USB DAC connected to your computer.
It should be noted that Roon Ready devices cannot be grouped with Sooloos devices. However, one of the advantages of Roon is the ability to play independent streams to Roon Ready and Sooloos zones from one interface, even if they aren’t grouped/in-sync.
For a full list of Roon Ready devices, check our Partner Devices Matrix page.