Linn Klimax DS
Klimax DS is quite simply the finest digital music source available.
A source-only player suitable for any hi-fi system, Klimax DS is Linn's digital reference, the 'jewel in the crown'. Effortlessly and naturally musical, Klimax DS is as close to perfect as you can get. Accept no compromise.
- Plays digital music over a standard Ethernet network
- Streams internet radio, podcasts and 'listen again' broadcasts
- Decodes FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, WMA, AIFF, AAC and OGG audio formats with up to 24-bit 192 kHz native sample rate
- Plays computer audio via Linn Songcast app e.g. iTunes, YouTube, Spotify, BBC iPlayer
- Songcast support allows synchronised playback of audio around the home
- Balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) outputs
- Linn Dynamik Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
- Acoustic enclosure machined from a single billet of aluminium
- Compatible with UPnP™ media servers and UPnP™ AV 1.0 control points
The Klimax DS player features Dynamik power supply technology, a new ultra-low jitter master clock and completely redesigned audio board which produces an incomparable dynamic range with exceptionally low levels of distortion and our lowest noisefloor yet.
Klimax DS plays all popular digital music formats, truly singing with the highest quality Studio Master recordings and lifting even compressed formats to previously unheard levels. For the ultimate playback of internet radio, podcasts and other online music services, simply tune in, sit back and enjoy.
Select your favourite interface from the huge range of compatible touchscreen controllers and enjoy album art and playlist control of your entire music collection. Klimax DSis housed in a specially anodised enclosure machined from a single billet of high-grade aluminium and polished to a velvet-touch finish.
The audio circuit board and power supply are enclosed in separate solid aluminium ‘rooms’ within the chassis, screening and protecting them from vibration, thermal variations and electromagnetic interference to preserve the integrity of the music signal.
The Klimax DS completes the Klimax System – the ultimate manifestation of precision engineered performance and beauty.