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Getting Started

www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate

Product info

  • Product Name: Akurate System Hub (Variant 2018, HDMI 2)
  • Date of Introduction: Sept 2018
  • Type: Integrated digital music player and preamplifier


Support

Linn Support Site

Latest software

Latest software releases

Open source software

Manuals

Quickstart Guide

Linn Kazoo User Manual

Konfig manual

DSM Remote control manual

Space Optimisation (Advanced)

Surround Sound

Safety Information

Warranty Terms and Conditions

Third Party Software Copyright

Network Setup

DS Budget System Setup

DS Entry Level System Setup

DS High End System Setup


Front Panel Connections

The Akurate Hub has NO headphone socket on the front panel. If you wish to use headphones we would suggest using a headphone amplifier that can take either Toslink or SPDIF from the Akurate Exakt DSM Toslink/SPDIF outputs.

  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. POWER SWITCH- Switches the power on/off


Back Panel

Image:Akurate Exakt DSM

  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. EXAKT LINK- To connect to Exakt compatible devices
  5. ANALOGUE INPUT 1 (XLR, line level) - To connect sources with balanced (XLR) outputs.
  6. ANALOGUE INPUTS 2&3 (RCA, phono/line level) - To connect a turntable or line level source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs1. (Default MC phono)
  7. PHONO GROUND - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.
  8. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS - Not available
  9. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS - Not available
  10. DIGITAL INPUTS (Spdif) - To connect sources with Spdif (RCA) digital outputs.
  11. DIGITAL OUTPUT (Spdif) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has an Spdif digital input.
  12. DIGITAL INPUTS (Toslink) - To connect sources with Toslink (optical) digital outputs.
  13. DIGITAL OUTPUT (Toslink) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has a Toslink (optical) digital input.
  14. HDMI INPUTS - To connect sources with 1.4 & 2.02 HDMI outputs.
  15. HDMI OUTPUT - To connect to a display device with 1.4 & 2.02 HDMI inputs.
  16. 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 Supports HDCP 2.2 up to and including 60Hz UHD. We recommend using HDMI Certified cables


LED Status

Each of the Exakt Link ports have two status LED's. The function of these LED's is given below:

Exakt Port LED's

LED

OFF

ON

Flash / Blink

LED0 Link Port Disabled Link Port Enabled n/a
LED1 No Link Product Discovered Activity













Installation

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

Exakt options

Exakt usage with the Akurate Exakt DSM can be found in Akurate_Exakt_System


FAQ's

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For further assistance, try our customer support pages

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