Single-chassis CD player incorporating HDCDª decoding, with remote control. Analog outputs: two pairs unbalanced RCA, one pair balanced XLR. Digital output: one BNC with Linn Sync Link, one AES/EBU balanced XLR, one ST optical, one TosLink optical. D/A conversion: four 20-bit Burr-Brown PCM 1702U-K DACs. Digital filter: Pacific Microsonics PMD-100 (8x oversampling). Frequency response: 5Hz-20kHz, +/-0.2dB. THD: 0.0017% at 1kHz; 0.0017% 10Hz-20kHz. S/N ratio: better than 108dBFS, 22Hz-22kHz, unweighted. Channel separation: better than 120dB at 1kHz. Maximum output level: 2V RMS. Output impedance: 200 ohms unbalanced, 300 ohms balanced.
Dimensions: 12.5" (320mm) W by 3.125" (80mm) H (including feet) by 14" (350mm) D. Weight: 26.4 lbs (12kg).
Serial number of unit reviewed: 000088.
Price: $20,000. Approximate number of dealers: 100.
Manufacturer: Linn Products Ltd., Floors Road, Waterfoot, Glasgow G76 0EP, Scotland, UK. Tel: (44) 141-307-7777. Fax: (44) 141-644-4262. Web: www.Linn.Co.uk . US distributor: Linn Products Inc., 4540 Southside Blvd., Suite 402, Jacksonville, FL 32216. Tel: (888) 671-LINN (US only), (904) 645-5242. Fax: (904) 645 7275. Web: www.Linninc.com .