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Exakt technology has enabled Linn to completely revolutionise the design and manufacture of music systems. Extending the lossless digital signal path further than ever before, Exakt eliminates sources of noise and distortion that exist in the traditional analogue hi-fi chain.....
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Exakt turns the loudspeaker into an intelligent, connected, software-upgradeable product. This enables a wide range of performance- and personalisation-enhancing capabilities, guaranteeing a performance that eliminates distortion, corrects for variation and is personalised for your home.
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Exakt-links connects the Linn DS/DSM to the Exakt speaker/Tunbox via a single CAT5 cable. This single cable will transport 8 channels of audio and sync information to ensure that all channel playback is in perfect timing.<br>
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<u>Firmware</u> is the internal software running within the Linn DS/DSM. This, like any software, periodically can be updated to add more features, (and fix some bugs).
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:<li><u>[[How_to_Upgrade_DS_Software|How to Upgrade Linn DS firmware..]]</u> - This will show you upgrade solutions to bring you Linn DS/DSM up to the current version of firmware</li>
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:<li> <u>[http://www.linn.co.uk/ds_software DS control software]</u> - link to the Linn Software downloads page</li>
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:<li><u>[[ReleaseNotes|DS Firmware Version Notes]]</u> - Summary of each firmware (Linn DS/DSM internal software) changes</li>
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:<li><u>[[Exakt_Release_Notes|Exakt Release Notes]]</u> - Summary of Exakt speakers and Exaktbox software changes</li>
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:<li> <u>[[Software Compatibility Families|Software Families]]</u> - Details of major firmware changes on Linn DS/DSM firmware</li>
  
 
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Ripping is the term used for extracting the audio files from a CD linked with the way that the Linn DS/DSM processes this information.
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This with how these music files can be store locally. <br>
 
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:The UPnP Media server is your local source of Music. This can be from Music you have downloaded and saved locally, from CD's you have ripped etc...
This is some of the ideas and Technology that is used within the Linn DS/DSM players. <br>
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:Streaming is like a Radio station where the music feed has no start and no end, it just "keeps on flowing"..
The Katalyst Digital to Analogue Converter , Space Optimisation calcuation of room profiles, Exakt technology.. the list goes on....
 
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This section will cover the basic network requirements of the Linn DS/DSM players.<br>
 
With suggestions on how to setup networks different levels of complexity, although we do suggest getting an IT Specialist if you have any difficulties.
 
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:<li><u>[[Songcast|Linn Songcast]]</u> - This "streaming" feed can be from another Linn DS or a PC/MAC sharing its audio. </li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#Asset_UPnP|Asset UPnP]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#ELyric|Elyric]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#JAMCAST|Jamcast]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#MinimServer|Minimserver]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#QNAP_Media_Streaming_Add-on|QNAP]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#Squeezebox_Server|Squeezebox]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#SERVIIO|Serviio ]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#TwonkyMedia|TwonkyMedia]]</u> - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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:<li><u>[[Media_Servers#Xiva_Music_M8|Xiva Music M8 ]]</u>  - third-party UPnP Media server</li>
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Exakt technology has enabled Linn to completely revolutionise the design and manufacture of music systems. Extending the lossless digital signal path further than ever before, Exakt eliminates sources of noise and distortion that exist in the traditional analogue hi-fi chain.....
 
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Exakt turns the loudspeaker into an intelligent, connected, software-upgradeable product. This enables a wide range of performance- and personalisation-enhancing capabilities, guaranteeing a performance that eliminates distortion, corrects for variation and is personalised for your home.
 
 
 
Exakt-links connects the Linn DS/DSM to the Exakt speaker/Tunbox via a single CAT5 cable. This single cable will transport 8 channels of audio and sync information to ensure that all channel playback is in perfect timing.<br>
 
  
{{Menu:Exakt Information}}
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Ripping is the term used for extracting the audio files from a CD linked with the way that the Linn DS/DSM processes this information.
 
This with how these music files can be store locally. {{Shown text start|toggle=Ripping}}The links below will, ....{{Hidden toggle|text=View more +/-.....|toggle=Ripping}}{{Shown text end}}
 
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Revision as of 10:59, 29 March 2019

Control Software user guides
Software to control the Linn DS/DSM running on iPads, PC's...
Click for more....


Kazoo Playlist iPad.jpg

Ways to control the LInn products

  • Kazoo User Guide - This software can be installed on a Windows PC, MAC PC, Apple iPhone/iPad and Android phones & tablets. This allows you to control the Linn DS/DSM and select what Music you wish to play on it.
  • Spotify Connect Manual - How to play Spotify on a Linn DS/DSM
  • Roon - "The music player for music lovers" control interface
  • Kinsky Manual - one of the original, now unsupported control interfaces for the Linn DS/DSM
  • Alexa control of the Linn DS/DSM - Voice control of the Linn DS/DSM (This is only available in some countries)



Development release

This a develeopment/Beta version of Linn DS control software for your testing and comments on the Development forum
To download and try this Linn App click >HERE<


Product configuration
Guides on how the software to setup and configure you Linn DS/DSM
Click for more....


ManageSysAndKonfig.png
  • Configuring the Linn DS/DSM - What is required to do this product configuration
  • Konfig Manual - A general user guide of the options that can be available in this Konfig software to configure your Linn DS/DSM.
  • Manage systems - This will show you the options available on the web-based setup on your Linn DS/DSM


Software Updates
How to's, what software/firmware is there? What does this software add/remove...
Click for more....
Lightening flash.jpg
UPnP Media Server/Steaming
The UPnP Media server is your local source of Music...
Click for more....
Media Streaming.jpg
The UPnP Media server is your local source of Music. This can be from Music you have downloaded and saved locally, from CD's you have ripped etc...
Streaming is like a Radio station where the music feed has no start and no end, it just "keeps on flowing"..
This is a sample of UPnP Media servers available and ones that we have used:
  • Linn Kazoo Server - A simple setup Linn Products UPnP Media server to allow a fast setup
  • Linn Songcast - This "streaming" feed can be from another Linn DS or a PC/MAC sharing its audio.
  • Asset UPnP - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Elyric - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Jamcast - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Minimserver - third-party UPnP Media server
  • QNAP - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Squeezebox - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Serviio - third-party UPnP Media server
  • TwonkyMedia - third-party UPnP Media server
  • Xiva Music M8 - third-party UPnP Media server


Development software
Beta software and unsupported software.
Click for more....
Beta.jpg
This is pre-release test software. We give the end-users the ability to try this software, give Linn feedback and report any bugs within this software...






As with any information, questions etc on Linn products you can also contact the Linn Support team