Linn Klimax DSM

Next generation Klimax DSM is the best yet, applying decades of audio innovation and digital technology learnings. With its extreme engineering and breathtaking sound, Klimax DSM is the closest you’ll get to streaming audio perfection.
Designed from the ground up, Klimax DSM is housed in an exquisite precision-machined new enclosure, providing vital acoustic isolation along with visual and tactile luxury. On the inside, the beating heart is the ground-breaking home-grown Linn Organik DAC, enabling our most natural sound ever.


  • Features Organik DAC, enabling our most natural sound ever
  • Available in two variants: Audio for music source connection; AV with the addition of HDMI connectivity for movie sources
  • Streams virtually any digital source over a standard network
  • Supports formats up to 24-bit 384kHz with the addition of DSD256
  • Integrates seamlessly with Tidal & Qobuz lossless streaming
  • Plays Internet radio via TuneIn & Calm Radio
  • Analogue, digital and wireless connectivity for performance and convenience
  • HDMI 2.0 connections (4K compatible) including eARC for Smart TV connection – AV variant only
  • New lowest distortion ADC gets the most from connected analogue sources
  • Exakt Links for connection of Klimax LP12, Urika II, Exaktbox or integrated Exakt speakers
  • Distortion-free digital volume control
  • Surround Sound Processing available with upgrade – AV variant only
  • Space Optimisation built-in (requires configuration by Linn Specialist)


Network music player and integrated pre-amplifier with inputs for additional digital and analogue sources


  • Toslink  x1
  • SPDIF  x2 (one configurable as an output)
  • Balanced XLR  x1
  • RCA Phono  x2 pairs
  • USB Type B  x1
  • HDMI (AV variant only)  x4
  • HDMI ARC / eARC (AV variant only)  x1 (via HDMI output)
  • Balanced XLR  x1 pair
  • RCA Phono  x1 pair
  • HDMI (AV variant only) x1
Audio Formats  FLAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, DSD (64/128/256), MP3, WMA (except lossless), AIFF, AAC, OGG
Resolution  Up to 24-bit 384 kHz
Integrated Services  Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify Connect, Airplay, Roon, TuneIn, Calm Radio
HDMI Spec (AV variant only)  HDMI 2.0 – Supports: 4k resolution @ 60 Hz 4;4;4 HDCP 2;2; HDR; ARC; eARC; CEC
Ethernet  x 1
Optical Ethernet  x 1 (SFP socket)
Exakt Link  x 2
WiFi  Yes (802.11ac)
Bluetooth  Yes (4.2)
Construction  Machined from solid aluminium
Finish  Silver or Black anodised
Width  350 mm
Height  126 mm
Depth  350 mm

Weight  16.4 kg

Available in Black or Silver, with or without HDMI connectivity.


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