Sneaky Music DS

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Product info

  • Product Name: Sneaky Music DS
  • Date of Introduction: March 2008
  • Type: Network Music Player.

Latest software

Latest software releases

Open source software


Linn Konfig manual

Kinsky Desktop manual

Kinsky Jukebox manual

Production Information Sheet, including Product Specifications

Generic Safety Information

On-line warranty registration

System Setup

Network setup guide.

Back Panel Connections

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  1. MAINS INPUT - To connect to the mains electricity supply.
  2. 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.
  3. SPEAKER OUTPUTS RIGHT, LEFT - Amplified output for connection to loudspeakers
  4. ANALOGUE OUTPUTS(RCA, variable/fixed level) - To connection to a preamplifier or power amplifier if the internal volume control is enabled.
  5. DIGITAL OUT(TOSLINK) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has a Toslink (optical) digital input.
  6. DIGITAL OUT(SPDIF) - To connect to an external DAC or computer that has an Spdif digital input.
  7. RCU ACCESSORY - To connect to a Linn BASIK3 or BASIK3-IR Knekt control device.
  8. RS232 PORTS - To connect to other Linn devices that don't have ethernet.
  9. FALLBACK - To put the device into Fallback mode (used when reprogramming)
  10. ETHERNET - To connect to a network.

Front Panel Connections

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Product status is indicated by the LED behind the Linn badge, default settings are shown below.

LED OFF - no power
LED ON DIM - product in standby
LED ON BRIGHT - product is active
LED SLOW FLASH - searching for IP address (boot)
LED FAST FLASH - fallback (re-programme)

Note: LED may be turned off using Linn Konfig.


Please read the following carefully before installing the unit in your system – your unit may need to be reconfigured by your Linn retailer.

  • Unpacking - Please read the information on unpacking your Sneaky Music DS.
  • Positioning - Please read the information on positioning your Sneaky Music DS.
  • Important Information:Protection - The Sneaky Music DS features over-current and over-temperature protection

For further assistance, try our customer support pages or the Linn Forum.