Linn Klimax DSM (Katalyst) network music player


Ground-breaking digital streaming performance and multiple inputs equals amazing performance and flexibility.

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Combining exceptional digital streaming performance with inputs for your other sources, Klimax DSM offers performance and flexibility that’s second only to Linn’s next-generation Klimax DSM.

Featuring Katalyst DAC Architecture, digital sources are reproduced with extraordinary precision, giving you greater insight into all of your music. And with transformer isolation for analogue connections, a distortion-free volume control and silent source switching, it’s also an exceptional performance pre-amp.

Like the rest of the Klimax range, Klimax DSM is housed in a machined-from-solid aluminium enclosure, with dedicated rooms for the circuit boards inside isolating the signal from noise at every stage.

With Exakt Link on board, it’s also ready for connection to a Linn integrated speaker or Exaktbox for the ultimate upgrade.

Want to know more? Just see the Linn website…

  • Streams virtually any digital source over a standard network
  • Integrates seamlessly with Tidal & Qobuz lossless streaming
  • Plays Internet radio via TuneIn
  • 7 digital & analogue inputs to connect your other sources
  • Distortion-free digital volume control
  • HDMI 2.0 connections (4K compatible)
  • Surround Sound Processing available with upgrade
  • Space Optimisation built-in

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
Hifi Pig 2018 Highly Recommended
What HIFI? 2017 5*  The Klimax DS3 takes music streaming to another level
HIFI Wigwam 2017 Linn’s Katalyst KDSM is the finest digital source I have heard in my system and probably anywhere else
hifi+ 2016 Profoundly recommended
The Absolute Sound 2016 The new Klimax does it all an order of magnitude better

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