Merging Technologies

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Merging Technologies S.A.
IndustryProfessional audio
Founded1990; 33 years ago (1990) in Puidoux, Switzerland
FounderClaude Cellier
Area served
  • Pyramix
  • Ovation
  • VCube
  • Horus
  • Hapi

Merging Technologies is a Swiss manufacturer of professional audio hardware and software.


Merging Technologies was founded in 1990 in Puidoux, Vaud, by EPFL electrical engineering graduate Claude Cellier.[1][2]

In 2022, Merging Technologies was acquired by Sennheiser.[3] [4][5]

Digital eXtreme Definition[edit]

DXD (Digital eXtreme Definition) is a digital audio format that originally was developed by Philips and Merging Technologies[6] for editing high-resolution recordings recorded in DSD, the audio standard used on Super Audio CD (SACD).



Hardware manufactured by Merging includes the following:

  • MERGING+ANUBIS (Networked AD/DA audio interface)[7]
  • Horus (Networked AD/DA audio interface)[8]
  • Hapi (Networked AD/DA audio interface)[8]
  • Hapi MkII (Networked AD/DA audio interface)[9]
  • MERGING+NADAC (Audiophile DAC)[10]
  • Mykerinos (DSP card, now discontinued)
  • DUA & DUAII (AD/DA converters, now discontinued)
  • Sphynx & Sphynx 2 (AD/DA converters, now discontinued)


Merging develops software products which include the following:

See Also[edit]


  1. ^ "AES New York 2018 Presenter or Author". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  2. ^ Nelson, Terry (September 1996). "Merging Technologies Pyramix" (PDF). Studio Sound. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  3. ^ Martins, Joao (July 2022). "Sennheiser Acquires Merging Technologies to Reinforce its Growth Strategy for Neumann". Retrieved 14 July 2022.
  4. ^ Klostermann, Felix (July 2022). "Sennheiser expandiert wieder: Neumann und Merging Technologies ab sofort unter einem Dach". Retrieved 14 July 2022.
  5. ^ Fischer, Kevin (July 2022). "Schweizer Firma für Audio-Aufnahmesysteme partnert mit Neumann.Berlin". Retrieved 14 July 2022.
  6. ^ James, Rob (July 2005). "Merging Technologies Sphynx 2" (PDF). Resolution. S2 Publications Ltd. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  7. ^ Robjohns, Hugh (May 2020). "Merging+Anubis". Sound On Sound. SOS Publications Group. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  8. ^ a b c d e Haines, Garrett (November 2017). "Merging Technologies: Hapi Networked Audio Interface". Tape Op. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  9. ^ "Merging Technologies Announces Updated Hapi MKII Modular Audio Interface". audioXpress. Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  10. ^ "Merging Technologies introduces NADAC, Network Attached DAC". audioXpress. Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  11. ^ "Merging Technologies/Digigram Aneman". Retrieved 2022-07-22.

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