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#REDIRECT [[Akurate_Exakt_DSM_/0_(2014_Variant 2014) | Akurate Exakt DSM/0 (Variant 2014) ]]<br>
== '''Getting Started''' ==
[http://www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate '''www.linn.co.uk/go/akurate''' ]
== '''Product info''' ==
* ''Product Name:'' Akurate Exakt DSM ''(Variant 2014)''
* ''Date of Introduction:'' APRIL 2014
:: Replaced by the [[Akurate_Exakt_DSM_(4K_compatible)|Akurate Exakt DSM/1]] in Sept 2016
* ''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]]
** [[Surround_Sound#Introduction|Surround Sound]]
== '''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]
== '''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]]
== '''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.
# '''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
# '''POWER SWITCH'''- Switches the power on/off
== '''Back Panel''' ==
[[Image:Akurate_Exkat_DSM_rear.jpg|center|735x242px|Image:Akurate Exakt DSM]] <br>
# {{link:MAINS INPUT}}
# {{link:FALLBACK}}
# {{link:ETHERNET}}
# {{link:EXAKTLINK}}
# '''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)
# '''PHONO GROUND''' - To connect to a turntable grounding terminal.
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' - Not available
# '''ANALOGUE OUTPUTS''' - Not available
# '''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 HDMI outputs.
# '''HDMI OUTPUT''' - To connect to a display device with 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.
'''*''' 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.
=== LED Status ===
Each of the Exakt Link ports have two status LED's.  The function of these LED's is given below:
[[Image:Exakt_Link_LEDs.jpg‎|right|200x200px|Exakt Port LED's]]  
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="65%" align="LEFT"
| bgcolor="#cccccc" width="15%" align="center" |
| bgcolor="#cccccc" width="20%" align="center" |
| bgcolor="#cccccc" width="20%" align="center" |
| bgcolor="#cccccc" width="20%" align="center" |
'''''Flash / Blink'''''
| align="center" | '''LED0'''
| align="center" | Link Port Disabled
| align="center" | Link Port Enabled
| align="center" | n/a
| align="center" | '''LED1'''
| align="center" | No Link
| align="center" | Product Discovered
| align="center" | 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.
* [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 Exakt DSM 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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