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  • Image of Linn Klimax DS Renew
  • Image of Linn Klimax DS Renew
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Klimax DS was Linn's first DS player and is still the reference by which other separate network music players are judged.

A source-only player, Klimax DS is the best choice if you want to add digital streaming to your existing separates system. Connected using its analogue outputs to a traditional hi-fi system, Klimax DS sets a new benchmark in performance. Exakt Link connections are also provided, ready for the ultimate system upgrade. Klimax DS can be connected in a single-source system, directly to an Exakt speaker or Exaktbox.

Klimax DS also features Space Optimisation technology, giving you a performance that's optimised for your speakers, their placement and your unique listening environment.


  • Plays digital music over a standard Ethernet network
  • Streams internet radio, podcasts and 'listen again' broadcasts
  • Decodes FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, WMA, AIFF, AAC and OGG audio formats with up to 24-bit 192 kHz native sample rate
  • Plays computer audio via Linn Songcast app e.g. iTunes, YouTube, Spotify, BBC iPlayer
  • Integrates with Tidal's lossless streaming service
  • Space Optimisation technology built in
  • Songcast support allows synchronised playback of audio around the home
  • Balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) outputs
  • Exakt-ready with 2 Exakt Link connections
  • Linn Dynamik Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
  • Acoustic enclosure machined from a single billet of aluminium
  • Compatible with UPnP™ media servers and UPnP™ AV 1.0 control points

Quite simply the finest digital music player in the world, Klimax DS is set to shape the future of music and how people listen to recorded music forever.

The latest Klimax DS player features Dynamik power supply technology, a new ultra-low jitter master clock and completely redesigned audio board which produces an incomparable dynamic range with exceptionally low levels of distortion and our lowest noisefloor yet.

Klimax DS plays all popular digital music formats, truly singing with the highest quality Studio Master recordings and lifting even compressed formats to previously unheard levels. For the ultimate playback of internet radio, podcasts and other online music services, simply tune in, sit back and enjoy.

Select your favourite interface from the huge range of compatible touchscreen controllers and enjoy album art and playlist control of your entire music collection.

Klimax DS is housed in a specially anodised enclosure machined from a single billet of high-grade aluminium and polished to a velvet-touch finish.

The audio circuit board and power supply are enclosed in separate solid aluminium 'rooms' within the chassis, screening and protecting them from vibration, thermal variations and electromagnetic interference to preserve the integrity of the music signal.

The Klimax DS completes the Klimax system - the ultimate manifestation of precision engineered performance and beauty.

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