Klimax DS / 0/Setup

From LinnDocs
Jump to: navigation, search

Linn Setup Guide:
How to set up the Linn Klimax DS


KlimaDS 3Q 02 low res.jpg


Product info

Product Name: Klimax DS/0
Date of Introduction: July 2007 - March 2011 (2007 Variant)

Replaced by Klimax DS/1 in 2011
Type: Digital music player

Initial Configuration

Considerations before installation, make sure that you have
  • A mains power socket
Stable mains supply
100-120V rms 50~60Hz,
220-240V rms 50~60Hz
  • a local LAN/Ethernet connection for this product


Installation notes

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




Back Panel connections

Image:Klimax_DS_rear.jpg


  1. MAINS INPUT - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
  2. POWER SWITCH- For switching the power to the unit on and off
  3. ETHERNET - To connect to a network (100Base-T)
  4. RS232 PORTS - For connection to Linn source products without ethernet ports.
  5. FALLBACK - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming)
  6. EARTH GROUND - For connecting the unit to an earthing terminal if no mains earth is available or for joining the earths of other products in the system to improve perfromance in areas of poor/noisy electrical earth conditions.
  7. UNBALANCED OUT RIGHT, LEFT - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs.
  8. BALANCED OUT RIGHT, LEFT - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with balanced (XLR) analogue inputs.


Front Panel Connections

Image:KlimaxDS_Front_low_res.jpg


Download App

Linn App
Linn App Searc.png

The Linn DS/DSM can be done from many control points at the same time.

The name of this control App/software is Linn App

Linn App control App is available for
  • Apple iPhone/iPads.(IOS10 and above)
You can download the Apps from Apple iStore



Kazoo App
Kazoo Playlist iPad.jpg

The Linn DS/DSM can be done from many control points at the same time.

The name of this control App/software is KAZOO..

Kazoo control App/software is available for
  • Windows PC's,
  • MAC computers,
  • Android phones/tablets and
  • Apple iPhone/iPads.
You can download the Apps from: www.Linn.co.uk > Menu > The Linn control App - Kazoo



Setup and changes

There are two ways to configure, (if required), your Linn DS/DSM player/Speakers etc:

1. Windows 10 PC or MAC OSX app called Konfig:
Configuration.png

This Konfig App can be downloaded from KONFIG App

This will allow to change the Room name, Kiko name, input name and other settings. This can be changes by yourself and/or your Linn Retailer.

Details of most of the options are listed in the Konfig Manual, this covers a lot of options




2. Web-browser App called Manage systems that can also be used on your Tablet:
Product page.jpg

This does not have as many features as the Konfig App, above, but will allow you to do most of your changes.
Before you do anything you will need to have a Linn Account. This is a simple process and can only be performed using the Kazoo App.
Details on how to create your Linn Account and how to use Manage systems can be found in the Manage Systems page.



Space Optimisation

SPACEOPTIMISATION Logo.jpg
for ALL Linn DS/DSM products
Linn Account Space Optimisation
Linn Account Space Optimisation
from Davaar64 =>
Konfig Space.png
Linn Konfig Space Optimisation
& Space Optimisation+

Linn Space Optimisation is currently configurable using either the Konfig app or the Linn Account Manage systems.

Click the above picture/icon for more information of that version of Space Optimisation.

More details of what Space Optimisation is can be found at www.Linn.co.uk

What is the difference between Space Optimisation & Space Optimisation+?

Space Optimisation is for NON-Exakt systems. This uses the direct analogue outputs of the Linn DS/DSM
Space Optimisation+ is for Exakt speaker. This is used for loudspeakers fed via the Exakt-link AND used with as a digital crossover. The "plus" is to signify the more detail that is capable within the Exakt system and Space Optimisation.

Is the Linn Account Manage systems only available for the new LInn DSM's

Both Applications can be used for ALL Linn Products.
The only limitation is that the Linn DS/DSM must have Davaar64 to run Linn Account Manage systems]

Why don't you use a Microphone in Space Optimisation?

Check this link for more detail.

Can I use "Linn Account Space Optimisation" with my Exakt system?

From November 2019 you can now use Linn Account Space Optimisation with Stereo and Surround Exakt systems.

What are the differences between the Konfig Space Optimisation and Linn Account Space Optimisation?

The differences are explained HERE



General products manuals and information

Controlling the product User Guide

Product setup:Konfig user manual

Space Optimisation (Advanced)

Safety Information

Warranty Terms and Conditions

Third Party Software Copyright

Installation basics

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

FAQ's

Check: