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Getting Started

www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate

Product info

  • Product Name: Akurate DSM
  • Date of Introduction: November 2011 - May 2014
Replaced by the Akurate DSM/1 in June 2014
  • Type: Integrated digital music player and preamplifier

Support

Linn Support Site

Latest software

Latest software releases

Open source software

Manuals

Quickstart Guide

Konfig manual

Kinsky Desktop manual

DSM Remote control manual

Kinsky Jukebox manual

Space Optimisation

Space Optimisation (Advanced)

Safety Information

Warranty Terms and Conditions

HDMI Setup

HDMI Setup

DSM Audio Latencies Explained

Network Setup

DS Budget System Setup

DS Entry Level System Setup

DS High End System Setup

Back Panel Connections

  1. MAINS INPUT - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
  2. FALLBACK - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming).
  3. ETHERNET - To connect to a network.
  4. ANALOGUE INPUTS (XLR, line level) - To connect sources with balanced (XLR) outputs.2
  5. ANALOGUE INPUTS (RCA, phono/line level) - To connect a turntable or line level source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs12. (Default MC phono)
  6. PHONO GROUND - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.
  7. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS (XLR,variable level) - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with balanced (XLR) analogue inputs.2
  8. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS (RCA, variable level) - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs.
  9. DIGITAL INPUTS (Spdif) - To connect sources with Spdif (RCA) digital outputs.
  10. DIGITAL OUTPUT (Spdif) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has an Spdif digital input.
  11. DIGITAL INPUTS (Toslink) - To connect sources with Toslink (optical) digital outputs.
  12. DIGITAL OUTPUT (Toslink) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has a Toslink (optical) digital input.
  13. HDMI INPUTS - To connect sources with HDMI outputs.
  14. HDMI OUTPUT - To connect to a display device with HDMI inputs.
  15. EARTH GROUND - To connect to an earthing terminal if no mains earth is available or to join to the earths of other products in the system to improve performance in areas of poor/noisy electrical earth conditions.


1 Input 3 is a configurable input, which is factory set as a moving coil phono input for connection to turntables. This can be changed by a Linn dealer to a moving magnet phono input or a line-level input.
2 Analogue inputs (including front panel AUX IN), can be pass through an Analogue volume control to the Analogue out when Delay mode set to DIRECT on these inputs.


Front Panel Connections

  1. MUTE BUTTON - Mutes/unmutes the audio
  2. VOLUME ADJUST BUTTONS - Changes the volume up/down
  3. SOURCE SELECT BUTTONS - Changes to the previous/next source
  4. SLEEP BUTTON - Brings the unit in/out of sleep mode
  5. FRONT PANEL DISPLAY
  6. HEADPHONE OUTPUT - To connect to stereo headphones with a 3.5mm input
  7. AUX SOURCE INPUT - To connect to a stereo audio source with a 3.5mm output 2
  8. POWER SWITCH- Switches the power on/off


Installation

Please read the following carefully before installing the unit in your system – your unit may need to be reconfigured by your Linn retailer.

For further assistance, try our customer support pages or the Linn Forum.

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