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Selekt DSM Streamer / Amplifier

Selekt DSM is the latest digital product from Linn. Available as both a streamer and an all-in-one streamer / integrated amplifier combination, Selekt DSM is a great way to get high-end streaming into your home.

5 Years


Beautifully precision engineered to catch the eye of anyone who walks who see it, Selekt DSM demands to be touched and interacted with. It brings life back into digital music.

Selekt DSM is 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 – streamer / preamp only, streamer / integrated amplifier, streamer / preamp with Klimax DAC architecture and streamers / integrated amplifier with Klimax DAC architecture.

The Streamer / Pre version fixed or variable line-level RCA (2V) and XLR (4V) stereo outputs, and the Integrated all-in-one version adds a bridged Class-D power amplifier (100wpc into 4 ohms / 50wpc into 8 ohms). Both versions have the exakt links to partner with Linn active speakers.

The 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 and is compatible with Roon.

The Selekt DSM will use 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.

Design wise the Selekt DSM is very beautiful but also extremely usable. Its key features is a cut-glass dial embellished with 100 individual LEDs, the dial 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, and switch to other connected sources. It is partnered with a row of smart button that lets the user have full control without using a remote or tablet.



Audio Formats
Flac, Apple Lossless, WAV, DSD (64/128), MP3, WMA (except lossless), AIFF, AAC, OGG

Surround Sound Processing Formats (Surround Config only)
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD, High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, PCM

Up to 24 bit 192 kHz

1 x Ethernet
1 x HDMI ARC (Stereo config only)
4 x HDMI Switching (Surround config only)
2 x Toslink
2 x SPDIF (Configurable in/out)
1 x USB Audio Class 2 endpoint
1 x Line Level Phono (RCA)
1 x MM Phono (RCA)
1 x MC Phono (RCA)

Outputs Stereo Configuration
2 x Exakt Link
2 x SPDIF (Configurable in/out)
1 x RCA Phono (Non integrated versions only)
1 x Balanced XLR (Non integrated versions only)
2 pairs of Binding-post / Banana / Spade (Integrated versions only)

Outputs Surround Configuration
2 x Exakt Link
1 x HDMI
2 x SPDIF (Configurable in/out)
3 x RCA Phono (Non integrated versions) / 2 x RCA Phono (integrated version)
3 x Balanced XLR (Non integrated versions only)
5 pairs of Binding-post / Banana / Spade (Integrated versions only)

350 W x 113 H x 350mm D

Weight (Non integrated version)
7.2kg (Stereo config)
8.8kg (Surround config)

Weight (Integrated version)
8.1kg (Stereo config)
10kg (Surround config)