Klimax LP12, complete


The best there is, Klimax LP12 is the ultimate Sondek turntable. The reference specification – Radikal psu (machined), Urika II phono stage, Keel subchassis, Ekos SE tonearm, Kandid MC cartridge (for the moment…).

Klimax LP12 delivers simply incredible musical playback – unparalleled levels of precision and accuracy and, oh yes sir, this can boogie! Words can’t do this justice, it’s a must come and listen experience.

As with all Linn LP12s, upgrades and components, this must be specified and installed by a qualified LP12 Specialist Retailer (Loud & Clear!). Get in touch to discuss.

In-store purchase only, please call 0141 221 0221 or email glasgow@loud-clear.co.uk to reserve/enquire.

Klimax LP12 – The best of the best
Linn’s flagship Klimax LP12 turntable offers the pinnacle of vinyl reproduction today.

Over 45 years’ worth of research and development has gone into this latest evolution of the turntable that turned the hi-fi industry on its head in our quest to make better sound. Each precision-engineered upgrade has uncovered more music from the depths of the record groove, ensuring that this highest performance model remains unsurpassed.

A true classic, the LP12 turntable will never become obsolete. Because it’s modular, you can update it whenever we release a new upgrade.

The original turntable revolution
Sondek LP12 is where the Linn sound began. Klimax represents the pinnacle. And the beat goes on.

Available with the Klimax LP12
The greatest orchestras rely on the power of the collective. The Klimax LP12 features a carefully curated collection of the highest performance components from across the Linn range, and because it’s modular, you can update it with every new upgrade we release.

Life lived to a crescendo
The Klimax LP12 is the peak of musical experience.

Personalise your deck
Finish – Whether it’s the colour of your favourite shirt or a shade from your best-loved album, we can match any colour you like for the perfect personalised plinth finish. Matching speakers are also available and any colour can be matched!

LP12 40th Anniversary Edition

LP12 40th Anniversary Edition

Technical Specifications

Klimax LP12 comprises:

  • Sondek LP12 with Karousel bearing
  • Keel machined sub-chassis and armboard
  • Radikal motor control unit & power supply
  • Brushed DC mtor in acoustically isolated housing
  • Ekos SE precision tonearm
  • Kandid moving coil cartridge
  • Urika II moving coil phono stage built-in to suspended base

Plinth Options:

Standard Finishes – Oak, Cherry, Black Ash, Rosenut, Walnut
Special Finishes – Piano Black, High Gloss White or match any colour of your choice (high gloss)

Speed – Dual speed 33 & 45 rpm
Motor Type – Precision metal-brushed DC motor with moving coil rotor
Dimensions – Width 445 mm,  Height 140 mm, Depth 356 mm