Linn Selekt DSM – Make it your own…
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Every so often, a new product comes along that redefines expectations and revolutionises standards, forging its own path in the name of innovation and ingenuity.
Linn Selekt DSM is the most configurable digital music player ever. It is versatile, upgradeable and, crucially, sounds exceptional.
This digital music player was conceived with the intent for it to accommodate Linn’s latest technological advancements — and those of the future — by virtue of its ingenious, modular design.
Choose your enclosure model, your preferred starting performance level, and then set Selekt DSM to work in your choice of application — all from one box — with the ability to upgrade easily at any time.
Linn Selekt DSM Classic Hub
Selekt Classic Hub features powder-coated, folded aluminium casework mounted atop an 8mm-thick, machined-aluminium base.
It possesses a tactile central control dial, and an array of six programmable ‘smart’ buttons for convenient, one-touch access to favourite playlists, artists, albums, or inputs.
With their intuitive operation, these interfaces encourage physical interaction with your system.
A broad range of connections on Linn Selekt Classic Hub’s back panel ensures that it can receive and deliver audio from any source imaginable; with a high-performance, integrated, analogue-todigital conversion stage accepting anything from turntables to CD players.
Also a host of digital connections allowing connection to video streaming devices, games consoles, and Blu-ray players — ensuring you get tremendous sound quality from anything you connect to your Linn Selekt DSM.
Linn Selekt Classic Hub features Linn’s groundbreaking room-correction software – Space Optimisation – as standard. We will configure this for you to ensure that you only hear your system’s true sound and capability, and not the distortions caused by your room’s unique dimensions and construction.
Linn Selekt Classic Hub now ships with Linn’s all-new, exceptionally efficient, highly responsive, and precision-regulated power supply design — their best yet – Utopik. Classic Hub now ships with up to 24bit/384kHz and DSD256 streaming capability.
Linn Selekt Edition Hub is a superior-quality enclosure, featuring an all-machined construction for improved rigidity, interior isolation, and elevated aesthetic appeal — with sleek sight lines, concealed joins and understated luxury at the fore.
The Selekt Edition Hub chassis consists of four plates, rigidly bolted together. The side pieces are flawlessly aligned with the base using pins, with four long bolts subsequently torqued-in for an exceptionally rigid fix, with a pleasing, precision fit and finish.
Selekt Edition Hub features a much-improved, eye-catching control dial. Its precision, turnedstainless-steel bearing ensures silky, tactile rotation when adjusting volume; and the photoetched steel halo around its edge allows cool, sharp light to emanate from the one hundred individual LEDs beneath.
Smart Buttons / Display / Feet
Selekt Edition Hub features an array of six, extruded anodised-aluminium ‘smart’ buttons, providing convenient, one-touch access to favourite playlists, artists, albums, or inputs. The buttons’ gratifying actuation encourages haptic interaction with your Selekt DSM.
The all-glass fascia of Selekt Edition Hub is composed of mirrored spy glass; with the large-format display concealed behind it displaying crisp, clear information when necessary, and fading to total invisibility when not.
Linn Selekt DSM: Edition Hub possesses three stainless-steel feet, each impressed with a silicon ‘O’- ring which aids in decoupling from the surface on which they sit.
Upon approach, an array of sensors rouse Selekt DSM: Edition Hub from its unobtrusive sleep; illuminating functional information through its mirrored glass fascia as one reaches for the gently glowing dial.
A broad range of connections on Selekt Edition Hub’s back panel ensures that it can receive, process and expertly deliver audio from any source imaginable; with a high-performance, integrated, analogue-to-digital conversion stage accepting anything from turntables to CD players.
Also a host of digital connections allowing connection from video streaming devices, games consoles, and Blu-ray players — ensuring you get the best possible sound from anything you connect to your Selekt DSM.
Additionally, to provide optional bass reinforcement in your system, Selekt Edition Hub features stereo RCA line out connectors designed to feed powered subwoofers.
Conveniently concealed on the enclosure’s left wall is a 1/4” headphone jack — providing Edition Hub with further welcome versatility, without disrupting the clean design of its frontal aspect. Edition Hub features, as standard, Linn’s all-new, exceptionally efficient, highly responsive, and precision-regulated power supply design — their best yet – Utopik.
Selekt Edition Hub ships with up to 24bit/384kHz and DSD256 streaming capability.
Selekt Edition Hub features Linn’s groundbreaking room-correction software – Space Optimisation – as standard. We will configure this for you to ensure that you only hear your system’s true sound and capability, and not the distortions caused by your room’s unique dimensions and construction.
Selekt DSM: Edition Hub is available in either a natural silver- or black-anodised finish.
The next choice to consider, is which of the three tiers of digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) performance you will choose for your Selekt DSM: whether it be the Standard option, upgrading to high-performance Katalyst, or specifying Linn’s reference-level DAC architecture – Organik.
The standard option; a stereo DAC module that performs beautifully.
Gain a deeper insight into your music; upgrade to Katalyst for astonishing levels of detail and musicality in all applications.
Designed without compromise, and engineered entirely in-house, Organik is the culmination of Linn’s over thirty years of digital technology expertise; it is undisputedly the highest-performing DAC architecture to ever bear the Linn name.
Organic is now available for Selekt DSM; in either stereo or, for maximum performance, dualmono. For maximum performance — the highest level of sublime sonic quality achievable from Selekt DSM – Linn has an exceptional, relentlessly optimised, dual-mono Organik DAC configuration available, with Line Out connections to feed your desired external amplification.
Selekt DSM: Edition Hub, featuring stereo Organik DAC, comfortably surpasses the performance benchmark set by previous-generation Klimax DSM with Katalyst. The top-performing, dualmono Organik in Edition Hub raises that bar higher still.
Once you’ve chosen your desired DAC performance level, you will choose what role you would like Selekt DSM to perform in your home today — with the option to expand and upgrade its capabilities in future.
If you’re looking to replace the nucleus of your hi-fi separates system, Selekt DSM in its simplest form is just the thing for you. It is a superb, high-performance source that will play beautifully with your external amplification.
Source + Integrated Amplifiers If you seek the elegant convenience of a one-box system, Selekt DSM – with the addition of integrated amplifiers — becomes the highest-performing, all-in-one digital source on the market. Just add speakers. For the hi-fi enthusiast seeking higher performance, your Selekt DSM can be expanded for biamping, tri-amping, and can even be Exakt-enabled to drive certain 3rd-party loudspeakers — from one single box!
Connect to your TV
Will Selekt DSM be the centre of your family’s home entertainment? With its comprehensive array of digital and analogue connectivity, your Selekt DSM will receive, process, and deliver sumptuous sound, no matter the source. Connect to your television via the in-built HDMI ARC socket (or opt for the additional HDMI switching module featuring high-resolution eARC) to render movie, video game, and TV show soundtracks with stunning clarity and power.
For home cinema devotees, Selekt DSM can be configured to form the high-performance heart of your multichannel setup. The addition of both a DSP and HDMI switching module facilitates home theatre output options ranging from 2.1 up to 7.2 Surround Sound – with all the required connectivity for satellite speakers and subwoofers on-board Selekt DSM.
Whether you’re working your way towards the separates system of your dreams with Selekt DSM as source-only, the highest-performance all-in-one-box product available with on-board amps, the heart of your home entertainment in partnership with your TV, or you seek a fully integrated 5.1 Surround Sound receiver… whether your wish is to bi-amp, or even tri-amp your loudspeakers from a single, luxurious, silver-anodised or black box – Selekt DSM accomplishes all with alacrity.
Selekt DSM is the most configurable digital music player ever. It’s a fully customisable and future-proof product ecosystem for hi-fi enthusiasts; a unique, high-performance offering unlike anything else on the market. Make it your own…
The top-performing new Linn Selekt DSM configurations, featuring both Edition Hub enclosure and Organik DAC, don’t just comprehensively outperform Akurate streamers of any age — but previous-generation Klimax DSM with Katalyst too! They’re visually sublime products, with stratospheric performance to match. It has to be heard to be believed…
Get in touch to arrange a demonstration of Selekt DSM: Edition Hub with Organik DAC, and to discover options for trading-in your Linn Accurate DS or DSM. We look forward to guiding you to the next stage of your Linn upgrade journey