Selekt DSM


Linn’s Selekt DSM has quickly become our most popular high-end one box system. It’s performance and modularity set it apart, and with the ability to add additional Kartridges to further improve your audio performance we’re now seeing clients take their systems bi-amped, tri-amped, 5.1 surround sound or Aktiv, all from one beautifully sculpted product.

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Selekt DSM is Linn’s top performing one-box music system, available as just a streamer or all-in-one streamer + integrated amplifier combination. Selekt DSM is a great way to get high-end streaming into your home. Beautifully precision engineered to really catch the eye, Selekt DSM demands to be touched and interacted with. It brings life back into digital music.

Selekt DSM is also a product that is upgradable. There are 4 versions available, all of which feature the exact same casework. You can simply switch in and out the cards in the back to add in extra features. The 4 versions available are:

Selekt DSM – streamer and pre-amplifier only

Selekt DSM with Katalyst – streamer and pre-amplifier with Katalyst DAC architecture (better performance than non-Katalyst)

Selekt DSM with integrated power amplification – streamer, pre-amplifier and power amplifier

Selekt DSM with Katalyst & integrated power amplification – streamer, pre-amplifier and power amplifier with Katalyst DAC architecture

Linn Selekt DSM and LP12

The streamer/preamp versions have fixed or variable line-level RCA (2V) and XLR (4V) stereo outputs and the integrated all-in-one versions add a bridged Class-D power amplifier (100wpc into 4 ohms / 50wpc into 8 ohms). All versions have Exakt links to partner with Linn active speakers.

Selekt features a number of analogue and digital inputs, making it incredibly versatile. This includes RCA in, MM/MC phono input, USB, 2 x toslink, 2 x SPDIF, Exakt links and HDMI arc. It also integrates seamlessly with Tidal, Qobuz and Spotify Connect streaming services, plays internet radio via TuneIn, is compatible with Roon and features Linn’s patented Space Optimisation software to ensure that whatever speakers are used, in whatever room, you will hear a performance that’s optimised uniquely for you.

Designed beautifully, Selekt DSM is is also extremely user-friendly. A key feature is a cut-glass dial embellished with 100 individual LEDs which glows when approached and turns with precision in response to a touch. As well as serving as a volume control, tilt and press gestures can start and stop a stream, cycle through a play queue or list of radio stations or switch to other connected sources. It is partnered with a row of smart buttons that lets the user have full control without using a remote or tablet.

As stunning to look at as it is to listen to, every element is precision engineered for the most authentic musical performance possible. Selekt DSM will revolutionise your interaction with digital music. It’s a tactile and beautiful musical experience that will help you fall in love with your music all over again.

Linn Selekt DSM

Selekt DSM Variants Comparison