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* ''Product Name:'' Akurate Exakt DSM ''(Variant 2014)''
 
* ''Product Name:'' Akurate Exakt DSM ''(Variant 2014)''
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::Other variants of this product can be found at<u> [[Akurate_DSM_Variants|Akurate DSM varinats]]</u><br>
  
 
* ''Date of Introduction:'' APRIL 2014
 
* ''Date of Introduction:'' APRIL 2014
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** [[Akurate_Exakt_System|Exakt system]]
 
** [[Akurate_Exakt_System|Exakt system]]
 
** [[Phono_Stage_Card|Phono/Turntable input stage]]
 
** [[Phono_Stage_Card|Phono/Turntable input stage]]
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** [[Surround_Sound#Introduction|Surround Sound]]
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{{Upgrades:HDMI+SURROUND}}
  
 
== '''Support''' ==
 
== '''Support''' ==
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== '''Latest software''' ==
 
== '''Latest software''' ==
  
[http://www.linn.co.uk/ds_software Latest software releases]
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{{General:Latest_Product_SW}}
 
 
[http://oss.linn.co.uk/trac Open source software]
 
  
 
== '''Manuals''' ==
 
== '''Manuals''' ==
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== '''Network Setup''' ==
 
== '''Network Setup''' ==
  
[[DS Budget System| DS Budget System Setup]]
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{{General:DS_Network_system}}
  
[[DS Entry Level System| DS Entry Level System Setup]]
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== '''Front Panel Connections''' ==
  
[[DS High End System| DS High End System Setup]]
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The Akurate Exakt system 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.
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[[Image:Akurate_Exakt_DSM_Silver_Front.jpg|center|750px]]
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# '''MUTE BUTTON''' - Mutes/unmutes the audio
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# '''VOLUME ADJUST BUTTONS''' - Changes the volume up/down
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# '''SOURCE SELECT BUTTONS''' - Changes to the previous/next source
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# '''SLEEP BUTTON''' - Brings the unit in/out of sleep mode
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# '''FRONT PANEL DISPLAY'''
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# '''POWER SWITCH'''- Switches the power on/off
  
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=== Back Panel ===
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== '''Back Panel''' ==
 
[[Image:Akurate_Exkat_DSM_rear.jpg|center|735x242px|Image:Akurate Exakt DSM]] <br>
 
[[Image:Akurate_Exkat_DSM_rear.jpg|center|735x242px|Image:Akurate Exakt DSM]] <br>
  
# '''MAINS INPUT''' - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
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# {{link:MAINS INPUT}}
# '''FALLBACK''' - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming).
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# {{link:FALLBACK}}
# '''ETHERNET''' - To connect to a network.
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# {{link:ETHERNET}}
# '''EXAKT LINK'''- To connect to Exakt compatible devices
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# {{link:EXAKTLINK}}
 
# '''ANALOGUE INPUT 1''' (XLR, line level) - To connect sources with balanced (XLR) outputs.
 
# '''ANALOGUE INPUT 1''' (XLR, line level) - To connect sources with balanced (XLR) outputs.
# '''ANALOGUE INPUTS 2&3''' (RCA, phono/line level) - To connect a turntable or line level source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs*.  (Default MC phono)
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# '''ANALOGUE INPUTS 2&3''' (RCA, phono/line level) - To connect a turntable or line level<suP>1</sup> source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs.  (Default MC phono)
 
# '''PHONO GROUND''' - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.  
 
# '''PHONO GROUND''' - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.  
 
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' - Not available
 
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' - Not available
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'''*''' 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.
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'''<sup>1</sup>''' Input 3 can be adjusted for different Phono stages or Line level by reconfiguring a circuit board within the Linn DS.  
  
 
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== '''Front Panel Connections''' ==
 
 
The Akurate Exakt system 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.
 
 
[[Image:Akurate_Exakt_DSM_Silver_Front.jpg|center|750px]]
 
 
# '''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
 
# '''FRONT PANEL DISPLAY'''
 
# '''POWER SWITCH'''- Switches the power on/off
 
 
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== '''Installation''' ==
 
== '''Installation''' ==
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* [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/product_positioning Positioning Information]
 
* [http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php/product_positioning Positioning Information]
 
For further assistance, try our [http://www.linn.co.uk/linn_customer_support customer support] pages
 
  
 
== '''Exakt options''' ==
 
== '''Exakt options''' ==
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==Trouble shooting==
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Check [[ExaKt_Trouble_shooting | Exakt trouble shooting]]
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== '''FAQ's''' ==
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Check:
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:* [[FAQ-Linn DS/DSM|'''<u>FAQ-Linn DS/DSM</u>''']]
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:* [[FAQ-Linn_DS/DSM#Akurate_DS.2FDSM|'''<u>FAQ-Akurate DS/DSM</u>''']]
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:* [[ExaKt_Trouble_shooting | '''<u>Exakt trouble shooting</u>''']]
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For further assistance, try our [http://www.linn.co.uk/linn_customer_support customer support] pages
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[[Category:Linn_DSM]][[Category:Exakt]]

Revision as of 15:27, 20 November 2020

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Getting Started

www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate

Product info

  • Product Name: Akurate Exakt DSM (Variant 2014)
Other variants of this product can be found at Akurate DSM varinats
  • Date of Introduction: APRIL 2014
Replaced by the Akurate Exakt DSM/1 in Sept 2016
  • Type: Integrated digital music player and preamplifier



Hardware Upgrades

HDMI 2.0 Upgrade
Linn Surround Module for bitstream Surround sound decoding


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

Linn Support Site

Latest software

Latest software releases

Details of latest Product release software

Manuals

Quickstart Guide

Using the Linn DS/DSM/HUB with IR handset, PC, MAC, Android tablet, iPad/iPhone...

Remote Control manual

Product setup:Konfig user manual

Space Optimisation (Advanced)

Surround Sound with Exakt systems

Safety Information

Warranty Terms and Conditions

Third Party Software Copyright

Network Setup

Front Panel Connections

The Akurate Exakt system 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.

Akurate Exakt DSM Silver Front.jpg
  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 (100Base-T)
  4. EXAKT LINK - To connect to Exakt compatible devices (Exaktbox, Exakt Speakers, Urika II etc)
  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 level1 source with unbalanced (RCA) outputs. (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 HDMI outputs.
  15. HDMI OUTPUT - To connect to a display device with 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 can be adjusted for different Phono stages or Line level by reconfiguring a circuit board within the Linn DS.


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

Check:


For further assistance, try our customer support pages