Linn Kiko System#

Our Price: £2,500

Kiko is the latest music system from Linn. It offers the great sound quality that is the hallmark of Linn, delivered in a sexy new package that meets the needs of the modern music fan.

We have all got used to accessing music and video content over the internet. We love the convenience of logging on and downloading new music, exploring recommendations and watching the latest YouTube phenomena.

But listening through the computer means compromising on quality.


Linn Kiko

linn-kiko-side-viewKiko is a network music player that allows you to play all your digital content and control it all using your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

It combines the convenience you love with brilliant sound quality. It provides a hub for all your music – a single source for amazing sound in any room.

Beautifully designed, sleek and compact, Kiko is small enough to find a place in any living room, kitchen or bedroom. But Kiko is optimised for a great music performance so you don’t have to settle for computer sound.

If you have broadband at home, you already have a network. Add Kiko to your home network and get wireless control of your entire music collection.

Play iTunes on your laptop and Kiko will transform the sound into something fabulous. The same for Spotify and Napster. You’ve never heard music from the computer sound this good.

It’s the same for your Netflix movies and programmes on BBC iPlayer, 4OD etc. Also your digital or satellite TV, Blu-Ray player and games consoles. Connect them all to Kiko and whatever you’re watching or playing you’ll get brilliant audio and a soundtrack to blow you away.

The Kiko system comprises a network music player with integrated amplification and a pair of outstanding speakers. You can download a control app for your smartphone, tablet or computer. It’s all compatible and incredibly easy to use.

The smart little Kiko comes in six different colours – from low-key Back to Black to funky Blue Monday. So there’s something to suit every modern music lover.

Liberate your music from the computer. Connect to Kiko. Because everything sounds better with Linn.



Features & Specification

Digital stream player with fully integrated pre- and power amplification. Space Optimisation included, which optimises performance for your room and preferred speaker location. Compatible with UPnP™ media servers and UPnP™ AV 1.0 control points.


  • Integrated pre-amplifier
  • 4 channels of 33 W RMS power amplification


  • Linn Dynamik Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS)

What it can play

  • FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, WMA (except lossless), AIFF, AAC and OGG.
  • High resolution audio up to 24-bit 192kHz
  • Plays nice with AirPlay for sending audio from your Apple devices
  • Plays any audio from your PC or Mac using the Songcast app
  • Songcast support allows synchronised playback of audio around the home

Front panel connections

Headphones: 3.5 mm stereo jack
Auxiliary input: 3.5 mm stereo jack

Back panel connections

Analog inputs: 1 x RCA Phono (pair)
HDMI in: 3 x HDMI Type A
HDMI out: 1 x HDMI Type A
S/PDIF in: 1 x RCA phono
Optical in: 1 x TOSLINK (JIS F05)
Speaker outputs: 4 pole Neutrik Speakon (pair)
Ethernet: 100Base-T RJ45

Input Electrical

RCA inputs (line-level): Sensitivity 2 V RMS
Impedance 50 k Ω
Auxiliary input: Sensitivity 1 V RMS
Impedance 50 k Ω
SPDIF digital input: Nominal input voltage 0.5 V
Peak input impedance 75 Ω

Line Inputs

THD+N: < 0.016 %
Signal to noise ratio: > 100 dB
Channel separation: > 117 dB
Frequency response: 2.5 Hz – 48 kHz (-3 dB)

Pre amp

Gain range: -73 dB to +27 dB
Gain resolution: 1 dB
Unity gain volume: 0 dB = vol. 80

Power amp

Power output: 33 W RMS per channel into 4 Ω
THD+N: < 0.02 (1 kHz, 1 W into 4 Ω)
Dynamic range: > 115 dB
Signal to noise ratio: > 100 dB
Channel balance: < ± 0.2 dB
Frequency response: 2.5 Hz – 48 kHz (-3 dB into 4 Ω)
Damping factor: > 170
Speaker output voltage: 16.2 V peak
Load tolerance: Unconditionally stable into all
loudspeaker loads
Signal level for clipping: 0 dBFS

Two-way fully Aktiv speakers, perfectly matched to the Kiko DSM network music player. Can be used in bookshelf configuration or wall mounted using an optional bracket.

4 pole Neutrik Speakon

Frequency Response
-3 dB (re 1 kHz): 66 Hz – 22 kHz

Cabinet Volume
4 litre vented cabinet

Unboxed weight: 3.08 Kg


Works with what you’ve already got

It’s easy to get started with a Linn system because it works with the products you already use every day. You’ll get better sound from your existing sources and you’ll be able to control your Linn using the mobile devices you already own.

Blu-ray, DVD, digital or satellite TV, Xbox, PS3 or Wii — connect them all and make everything sound better. Use your laptop, iPad, iPhone or Android device to browse your music library, choose albums and create playlists.