Sekrit DS-I

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Product info

  • Product Name: Sekrit DS-I (2009 Variant)
  • Date of Introduction: October 2009
  • Discontinued: 2013 - replaced by the Sekrit DSM

  • Type: Digital music player


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Back Panel Connections


  1. MAINS INPUT - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
  2. 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.
  3. SPEAKER OUTPUTS - To connect to loudspeakers.
  4. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS (RCA, variable/fixed level) - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs.
  5. ANALOGUE INPUTS (RCA, line level) - To connect sources with unbalanced (RCA) analogue outputs.
  6. RC5 ACCESSORY - To connect to a Linn BASIK3 or BASIK3-IR Knekt control device, (setup for RoomAmp2 connection (jumper link removed)). This requires a Knekt-CAT-5 cable to connect to the Linn DS
  7. IR OUTPUTS - To connect to infrared flasher devices allowing control of other products that accept infra-red signals.
  8. RS232 PORTS - To connect to other Linn devices that don't have ethernet.
  9. ETHERNET - To connect to a network (100Base-T)
  10. DIGITAL INPUT (Spdif) - To connect sources with Spdif (RCA) digital outputs.
  11. DIGITAL INPUT (Toslink) - To connect sources with Toslink (optical) digital outputs.

Front Panel Connections


  1. POWER SWITCH - Switches the power on/off
  2. FALLBACK - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming)







Slow Flash / Blink

Fast Flash

STANDBY1 Device in standby Device active Searching for IP address (boot) Fallback (reprogramme)
LINK2 Ethernet link established no link established n/a n/a
DHCP2,3 DHCP IP address obtained Default IP address obtained n/a n/a
AUDIO4 Valid audio (digital inputs only) n/a Invalid audio (digital inputs only) n/a
POWER AMP Internal amplifier enabled Internal amplifier disabled Internal amplifier fault n/a
RCU Reserved for future use Reserved for future use Reserved for future use n/a
SEARCH n/a n/a Find me n/a
TRANSMIT Reserved for future use n/a n/a n/a
Ready for use shown in GREEN text above
Fault or Error shown in RED text above


1 This indicates if the Sekrit DSI is in Standby/Sleep or available to Play
2 ON- Live network connection
3 ON- DHCP address has been assigned to this product by a Router/DHCP Server
4 ON -Incoming data is a valid bit-count and sample rate to product audio


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



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