Klimax DS (Exakt Variant)

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Product info

  • Product Name: Klimax DS/2 (2015 Variant)
Other variants of this product can be found at Klimax DS Variants
  • Date of Introduction: April 2015 - Sept 2016
Replaced by Klimax DS/3 in 2016
  • Type: Digital music player with Exakt Link capability

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Network Setup


Back Panel Connections

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  1. MAINS INPUT - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
  2. EXAKT LINK - To connect to Exakt compatible devices (Exaktbox, Exakt Speakers, Urika II etc)
  3. ETHERNET - To connect to a network (100Base-T)
  4. RS232 PORTS - For connection to Linn source products without ethernet ports.
  5. FALLBACK - Used when reprogramming the unit.
  6. EARTH GROUND - For connecting the unit to an earthing terminal if no mains earth is available or for joining the earths of other products in the system to improve perfromance in areas of poor/noisy electrical earth conditions.
  7. UNBALANCED OUT RIGHT, LEFT - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with unbalanced (RCA) analogue inputs.
  8. BALANCED OUT RIGHT, LEFT - To connect to a preamplifier (or power amplifier when internal volume control is enabled) with balanced (XLR) analogue inputs.


EXAKT LINK connection


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Cables

Exakt Link uses readily available network cables:

  • CAT 5 UTP/FTP
  • CAT 6 UTP/FTP

Note: There is no change in the audio performance of the Exakt Link between Cat 5 or Cat 6 Cables.

Configurations

Exakt Systems can be configured either a star from the system master or as a daisy chain configuration. Examples of each configuration is shown below.

Star Configuration


Daisy Chain Configuration


Note: There is no change in audio performance between the star configuration or the daisy chain configuration.

For more examples and information check HERE

To enable Exakt options on the Exakt DS ensure that the internal volume control is turn ON in Konfig.



Front Panel Connections

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  1. POWER SWITCH- For switching the power to the unit on and 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.


Exakt Options

Exakt usage the the Exakt Klimax speakers can be found at Klimax Exakt System

To enable Exakt options on the Exakt DS ensure that the internal volume control is turn ON in Konfig.


FAQ's

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