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Linn Sneaky Music DSM Network Streamer + Amplifier


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Sneaky DSM is a preamp featuring a built-in digital streamer and hosting a number of external inputs for various sources. Songcast enables synchronised playback of audio around the home.

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Warranty length 5 Years
Brand Linn

Tech Specs

- Audio Rates: 7.35 - 192 kHz
- Word depths: 16 – 24 bits
- Ethernet interface: 100Base-T RJ45
- UPnP: media servers, AV 1.0 control
- Local control: RS232 x 2 RJ11
- Remote control: Handset not supplied
- Out: Dig TOSLINK/ Coax/ RCA phono
- Speaker Out: Inverted 4mm BFA


- Impedance: 300/0.06Ω (line/speaker)
- Voltage: 2.8/15V peak (line/speaker)
- Offset: <2mV/<3mV (line/speaker)
- SNR Line: Better than -120 dB
- Channel balance: Better than +/-0.2dB
- Separation: >-120/-100dB (line/speaker)
- Gain range: -80dB to +20dB
- Gain resolution: 1dB
- Unity gain volume: 0dB = volume 80
- Dynamic range 120dB
- Damping factor: 67
- Signal level for clipping: 415 mV rms
- THD: < 0.03% at 1 kHz at 10W
- Freq resp (pre): 2.5Hz–170kHz (-3dB)
- Freq resp (Power): 2.5Hz–48kHz (-3dB)


- Mains supply: 100–120V (±10%) 50–60Hz
- Auto range: 200–240V (±10%) 50–60Hz
- Fuse: 250V, T1.6A (not user replaceable)
- Standby Consumption: 10W
- Operational Consumption: 14W
- Max Continuous: 120W


- Speaker voltage: 15V peak
- Speaker power output: 20W into 4W
- Dimensions (HWD): 44.5 x 345 x 274mm
- Weight: 2.7kg / 6lbs

Product Description

The Linn Sneaky DSM is a powerful digital all-in-one streamer with a built-in amplifier. It operates under Linn's pioneering prerogative of 'source-first', delivering excellent quality sound to your loudspeakers. A great source of sound for any home, it combines the convenience of a network music player with Linn's experience and commitment to world-class music reproduction.

Audio Sources

The Sneaky DSM can play all popular digital music formats. It has a custom designed up-sampling engine which effectively reduces all noise and distortion, resulting in the best possible reproduction of music files.

It plays digital music over a standard Ethernet network which means you can enjoy high-quality podcasts and internet radio streams as well as the latest music-streaming services.

User Interface

The interface can be accessed, and customised, by your home computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone and playlists can be controlled from anywhere in the home. It shares the same tried and tested software with all Linn systems, with regular updates which ensure the continual improvement of sound quality.


Sneaky DSM is an excellent way of bringing high-quality digital streaming into the home. Just attach your loudspeakers and you're ready to conveniently enjoy a whole world of music. It can also be upgraded with a power amplifier if you wish.

Why Sneaky DSM?

- Plays digital music over a standard Ethernet network
- Onboard volume control and power amplification (20W)
- Built-in pre-amplifier with digital volume control
- Streams internet radio, podcasts and on-demand broadcasts
- Plays FLAC, WAV, ALAC, MP3, WMA, AIFF, AAC and OGG formats
- Up to 24-bit 192 kHz native sample rate
- PC audio via Songcast (iTunes, YouTube, Spotify, BBC iPlayer)
- Songcast allows synchronised audio playback around the home
- Compatible with UPnP media servers and AV 1.0 control points

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0844 50 403 50

Sales Landline
0121 224 7300/7401

Customer Services Landline
0121 224 7350/7351

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