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#REDIRECT [[Akurate_DSM_/2_(2014_Variant) | Akurate DSM/2  (Variant 2014) ]]
== '''Getting Started''' ==
[http://www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate '''www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate''' ]
== '''Product info''' ==
* ''Product Name:'' Akurate DSM/2 (Variant 2014, HDMI 2)
* ''Software version:'' Akurate DSM Mk2
: Replaced by [[Akurate_DSM_(Katalyst)|Akurate DSM/3]] in 2018
* ''Date of Introduction:'' Sept 2016 - March 2018
* ''Type:'' Integrated digital music player and preamplifier
* ''Features''
** [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Why_Linn_DS_is_the_best_way_to_play_CDs DS Design]
** [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Dynamik Dynamik Power Supply]
** [[Akurate_Exakt_System|Exakt system]]
** [[Phono_Stage_Card|Phono/Turntable input stage]]
** [[HDMI-2]]
<br><br><u><b>Hardware Upgrades</b></u><br>
<!--[[Surround_Sound_Variations#Linn_Surround_Module| Linn Surround Module]]-->
''Note: It should be noted that information may at times be out of date and should not be used as a current list of what upgrades are available.''
== '''Support''' ==
[http://www.linn.co.uk/support Linn Support Site]
== '''Latest software''' ==
[http://www.linn.co.uk/ds_software Latest software releases]
[http://oss.linn.co.uk/trac Open source software]
== '''Manuals''' ==
[http://small.linncdn.com/product-catalogue/documents/Linn_Akurate_DSM_Quickstart.pdf Quickstart Guide]
== HDMI Setup ==
[[HDMI Setup]]
[[DSM Audio Latencies Explained]]
== '''Network Setup''' ==
[[DS Budget System| DS Budget System Setup]]
[[DS Entry Level System| DS Entry Level System Setup]]
[[DS High End System| DS High End System Setup]]
== '''Back Panel Connections''' ==
[[Image:Akurate DSM 1 rear.jpg|center|700px]]
# '''MAINS INPUT''' - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
# '''FALLBACK''' - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming).
# '''ETHERNET''' - To connect to a network.
# '''EXAKT LINK'''- To connect to Exakt compatible devices
# '''ANALOGUE INPUTS''' (XLR, line level) - To connect sources with balanced (XLR) outputs.<sup>2</sup>
# '''ANALOGUE INPUTS''' (RCA, phono/line level) - To connect a turntable or line level source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs.<sup>1</sup> <sup>2</sup> (Default MC phono)
# '''PHONO GROUND''' - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' (XLR,variable level) - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with balanced (XLR) analogue inputs.<sup>2</sup>
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' (RCA, variable level) - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs.
# '''DIGITAL INPUTS''' (Spdif) - To connect sources with Spdif (RCA) digital outputs.
# '''DIGITAL OUTPUT''' (Spdif) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has an Spdif digital input.
# '''DIGITAL INPUTS''' (Toslink) - To connect sources with Toslink (optical) digital outputs.
# '''DIGITAL OUTPUT''' (Toslink) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has a Toslink (optical) digital input.
# '''HDMI INPUTS''' - To connect sources with 1.4 & 2.0<sup>3</sup> HDMI outputs.
# '''HDMI OUTPUT''' - To connect to a display device with 1.4 & 2.0<sup>3</sup> HDMI inputs.
# '''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.
'''<sup>1</sup>''' 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.<br>
'''<sup>2</sup>''' 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.<br>
'''<sup>3</sup>''' Supports HDCP 2.2 up to and including 60Hz UHD. We recommend using [https://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/premiumcable/Premium_HDMI_Cable_Certification_Program.aspx HDMI Certified ]cables<br>
== '''Front Panel Connections''' ==
# '''MUTE BUTTON''' - Mutes/unmutes the audio
# '''VOLUME ADJUST BUTTONS''' - Changes the volume up/down
# '''SOURCE SELECT BUTTONS''' - Changes to the previous/next source
# '''SLEEP BUTTON''' - Brings the unit in/out of sleep mode
# '''HEADPHONE OUTPUT''' - To connect to stereo headphones with a 3.5mm input
# '''AUX SOURCE INPUT''' - To connect to a stereo audio source with a 3.5mm output <sup>2</sup>
# '''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.
* [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/product_unpacking Unpacking Information]
* [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/product_positioning Positioning Information]
== '''Exakt options''' ==
Exakt usage with the Akurate DSM/2 can be found in [[Akurate_Exakt_System]]
== '''FAQ's''' ==
:* [[FAQ-Linn DS/DSM|'''<u>FAQ-Linn DS/DSM</u>''']]
:* [[FAQ-Linn_DS/DSM#Akurate_DS.2FDSM|'''<u>FAQ-Akurate DS/DSM</u>''']]
:* [[ExaKt_Trouble_shooting | '''<u>Exakt trouble shooting</u>''']]
For further assistance, try our [http://www.linn.co.uk/linn_customer_support customer support] pages

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