Using the Series-3 loudspeaker

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Series3 product control

Series3-301 Touch Interface

Top plate buttons.png
Buttons keys
Any Button - Wake Series3 301 from Standby/Sleep
  1. PIN-1.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 11 or setup Self configure with button6Self Configure
  2. PIN-2.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 21 or setup WiFi with button5WPS Wifi Setup
  3. PIN-3.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 31 or setup Bluetooth with button4Bluetooth Setup
  4. PIN-4.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 41 or setup Bluetooth with button3Bluetooth Setup
  5. PIN-5.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 51 or setup WiFi with button2WPS Wifi Setup
  6. PIN-6.pngSelect the Favourite media/PIN# 61 or setup Self configure with button1Self Configure
  7. Volume DOWN2 - decrease volume
  8. Volume UP 2 - increase volume
  9. Multifunction button3: Pause/Play, Mute/Unmute, Standby


Notes
1. FAVOURITE/'PIN BUTTONS1 - Personalised media selection Pins 1-6
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PIN-1.pngPIN-2.pngPIN-3.pngPIN-4.pngPIN-5.pngPIN-6.png

1 A quick press of this button will select your PIN. For more information on PINS check the FAQ-What is a PIN
2. Volume button action2
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Quick press/Tap action
  • Increment or decrement the volume level by one step.
Press and HOLD
  • continuously Increment or decrement the volume level until button has the volume level has reached 0 or maximum level.
3. Multifunction button3 - Play/Pause, Mute/Umute, Standby
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Quick press/Tap action
  • Toggle between Pause/Play if you are playing a Music stream such as a Playlist, Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify
  • Toggle between Mute/UnMute if you are playing a Radio station, HDMI ARC input or Bluetooth connection
Press and HOLD
  • Go into Standby/Sleep mode
Self Configure -Configure for use with or without Series3-302 speaker
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      Series3-Configure-125px.gif‎ Add/Remove a Partner speaker setup procedure

(This will change the Series3-301 from MONO to STEREO and use the Series3-302 as the other STEREO channel) :

1. Connect or remove the Series3-302 speaker as required:
     * Stereo mode:Connect the Series3-302 using an Exakt-link cable to the Series3-302
     * Single (mono) mode: Disconnect the Series3-302 Exakt-link from the Series3-302
2. Press and HOLD both buttons PIN-1.png & PIN-6.png on the Series3-301 until half of the Volume indicator lights illuminate
(More detail of the buttons and location can be found HERE
3. This process is complete when the Series3-301 volume indicators are all illuminated for a few seconds and return back to volume level display.

The On-line setup guide can be found https://www.linn.co.uk/setup


WPS Wifi Setup -Initial setup for use with your Wifi using WPS
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This is to setup the Wifi connection using the front panel buttons.
      Wifi-Scan-125px.gif WPS WIFI Setup procedure:
1. On your ISP Router, press the WPS button to start the connection process.
     * Check your Router manual on how start WPS pairing.
2. On the Series3-301 , press and HOLD buttons PIN-2.png & PIN-5.png until the volume indicators start moving to show a scan.
(More detail of the buttons and location can be found HERE
3. This process is complete when the Series3-301 volume indicators are all illuminated for a few seconds and return back to volume level display.

The On-line setup guide can be found https://www.linn.co.uk/setup In the Alternative Wifi Setup this will show you how to setup Wifi from your Web-Browser

Note: To CLEAR/REMOVE any Wifi settings On the Series3-301 , press and HOLD buttons PIN-1.png, PIN-2.png & PIN-5.png for 2 seconds and this will forget your Wifi settings.

Bluetooth Setup -Initial setup to pair up your Bluetooth device, (iPhone, iPad, Alexa Echo, Android...), to the Series3-301
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      Bt-scan-125px.gif‎ Bluetooth Setup procedure:
1. On the Series3-301, press and HOLD buttons PIN-3.png & PIN-4.png, until the volume indicator display starts it scan display
(More detail of the buttons and location can be found HERE
2. On your Bluetooth device, setup this up for pairing and look for Linn Series 3.
3. This Bluetooth pairing process is complete when the Series3-301 volume indicators are all illuminated for a few seconds and return back to volume level display.

The On-line setup guide can be found https://www.linn.co.uk/setup

Series3 Touch Interface notifications

Top plate indicator.png
10. Volume indicator
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. Primarily the outer ring is the volume level indicator.
This also has other indications:
      Series3-startup-125px.gif ⊕ Initial startup/power on, the full volume ring will pulse slowly. This indicates that the Series3 is either
      ⁃ Starting up, this typically takes 20-40seconds, or
      ⁃ Doing a software update. This should take less than 10minutes (If this takes longer then double check that you have Ethernet cable plugged into the LAN socket and NOT the Exakt socket Exakt-Sender.png)



      Pin-Select-NoVol-125px.gif ⊕ Press any of the Favourite/PIN buttons, the volume indicator will illuminate beside this button to show that it has been selected



      Bt-scan-125px.gif Bluetooth scan in progress



      Wifi-Scan-125px.gif WiFi scan in progress
11. Linn icon
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Top-Plate notifications-Close-UnMute.png


Normal operation with the Series 3 playing music






Top-Plate notifications.png


Linn symbol has a lower brightness level the Series3 speakers are MUTED






Exakt-Wakeup-125.gif Linn symbol flashing shows that the Series 3 searching for a partner Series3 speaker



Top-Plate notifications-NoNetwork.png

If you do not have a live Wifi/network/LAN connection to the Series 3 then the Linn symbol on the dial will go red.
If you select the HDMI-ARC input or Bluetooth to the Series 3 speaker this red light will go out

If your network cable is plugged in and your network/LAN is alive then check that you have the network/LAN cable plugged into the LAN socket and NOT the Exakt socket.





Control of the Linn DS/DSM using a PC/MAC/Tablets & Phones

Initial installation

Linn App
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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
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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



Using the Linn DS/DSM control software

For full operation of Kustom DSM you will need to use Linn App and/or Kazoo 4.13.64 >

As you can see from the above section there are multiple software/Apps for different control devices. Although Kazoo has the same style of control in each device, there are minor differences depending on what your control device is. This is why we have different Manuals.
These manuals should only be used as a basic guide for what the buttons can do. We would recommend just using the App/Software and only using the guide if you are having difficulty or want to see what more features are available.

These guides may show some features that are not available, or not have not be configured to work in your system. If you required more information then please contact your Retailer or Linn Support Site


iPad/iPhone Linn App
Windows Kazoo
MAC/MACBook Kazoo
up to Yosemite (OSX 10.10)]
El Capitan (10.11 >)


iPad/iPhone Kazoo


Android Kazoo