Linn Akurate DSM network music player


A class-leading digital stream player. Multiple inputs and internal preamplification match flexibility with performance.



With stunning sonic performance and complete flexibility, the Akurate DSM will effortlessly rekindle anyone’s passion for music.

Featuring both Katalyst DAC Architecture and Space Optimisation technology, Akurate DSM lets you hear all your music and movies like never before.

Want to know more? Just see the Linn website…

  • Features Katalyst DAC Architecture
  • Streams virtually any digital source over a standard network
  • Supports formats up to 24-bit 192 kHz
  • Space Optimisation built-in
  • Integrates seamlessly with Tidal & Qobuz lossless streaming services
  • 14 digital & analogue inputs including HDMI 2.0 connections (4K compatible)
  • Surround Sound Processing available with upgrade
  • Front panel headphone output and AUX input
  • Analogue outputs for connection to pre- or power amps
  • Exakt Link for connection to Linn Exaktbox or integrated speakers
  • Built-in MC/MM phono stage for connecting a turntable

Expert Reviews

Not only do we like this digital stream player, those in the know like it too.  Here’s what they have to say:

Source Date Key comment Click the link for the full review
Audiophile Style 2012 The very good sound quality from the Akurate DSM enables the listener to virtually escape to that concert hall or recording studio
Computer Audiophile 2014 I highly recommend the Linn Akurate Exakt DSM player and the Exakt Akubarik loudspeakers
What HIFI? 2012 5* This is an impressive streaming player

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