Majik System

Put a Majik system at the heart of your home and everything sounds better: music, movies, games, TV, radio. It's small, but perfectly formed. Perfect sound doesn’t always have to come with a hefty price tag but it will make your day a lot more enjoyable. Whatever you listen to, it sounds better with Linn.

Featuring Majik DSM, a Linn DS player with fully integrated amplification, and compact Majik 109 loudspeakers, this simple system is all you need to listen to great music at home.

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Majik System

Majik DSM

Enjoy your entire music collection — wherever it is stored — through a player which offers all the advantages of Linn DS in one compact unit. Listen to your music downloads, ripped CDs and internet radio streams to experience the difference an extraordinary music system can make to your life.

Browse your music library, create playlists and adjust volume using your preferred desktop or mobile device, with control apps available for Windows, Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android. Connect your Blu-ray / DVD player or games console and get better soundtracks and special effects. Stream any audio from your computer and your favourite online music services will come to life.

Whatever you connect or play, Majik DSM will make it sound better.

Majik DSM
  • Plays digital music over a standard Ethernet network
  • Fully integrated pre-amplifier and power amplifier
  • Streams internet radio, podcasts and 'listen again' broadcasts
  • Decodes FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, WMA (except lossless), AIFF, AAC and OGG audio formats with up to 24-bit 192 kHz native sample rate
  • Songcast support allows synchronised playback of audio around the home
  • 15 inputs (RCA Phono, HDMI, S/PDIF, Toslink) for connection and up-sampling of additional sources
  • HDMI, S/PDIF and TOSLINK inputs, plus HDMI pass-thru
  • Phono input configurable to moving magnet or line level (moving coil upgrade also available)
  • AUX input on front for easy connection of portable devices such as MP3 players
  • Linn Dynamik Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
  • 2 channels of 90 W Chakra amplification
  • High quality binding posts for flexible loudspeaker connection options, plus headphone socket on front
  • Compatible with UPnP™ media servers and UPnP™ AV 1.0 control points

Any sources you connect to your DSM System via HDMI will sound better as they will benefit from the superior DAC and custom Linn up-sampling of the audio. Any video content on the HDMI signal will be passed through to the TV or output device connected via the HDMI out. Audio content will also be automatically passed through if the DSM is in Sleep mode.

With HDMI inputs, you can now play back SACD (Super Audio CD) and DVD-A (DVD Audio) discs by connecting the disc player to your DSM System. SACD content will be down-sampled to 176.4 K or 88.2 k and multi-channel audio down-mixed to stereo but this does allow high-quality playback of discs which cannot currently be ripped for streaming.

Date of introduction April 2012
Type Integrated DS player, pre-amplifier and power amplifier
Dimensions (H) 91 mm x (W) 381 mm x (D) 355 mm
(H) 3.58 inches x (W) 15 inches x (D) 14 inches
Weight 5.4 kg / 11.99 lb
Mains supply voltage (auto ranging) 100–120 V ac (±10%) 50–60 Hz
200–240 V ac (±10%) 50–60 Hz
Fuse 250 V, T10 A (not user replaceable)
Power consumption Sleep 15 W (HDMI disabled)
Sleep 18 W (HDMI enabled)
Maximum continuous 115 W
Supported file types FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), WAV, MP3, WMA (except lossless), AIFF,
AAC, OGG
Audio sample rates 7.35 k, 8 k, 11.025 k, 12 k, 14.7 k, 16 k, 22.05 k, 24 k,
29.4 k, 32 k, 44.1 k, 48 k, 88.2 k, 96 k, 176.4 k, 192 k
Word depths 16–24 bits
Control protocol Compatible with UPnP™ media servers,
UPnP™ AV 1.0 control points
   
Back Panel Connectors  
Analog inputs 4 x RCA Phono (pair) *
* Input 4 Moving Magnet, or re-configurable to Moving Coil or Line Level
Line out (post-volume) 1 x RCA Phono (pair)
Pre out (pre-volume) 1 x RCA Phono (pair)
HDMI in 4 x HDMI Type A
HDMI out 1 x HDMI Type A
S/PDIF In 3 x RCA phono
S/PDIF Out 1 x RCA phono
Optical In 3 x TOSLINK (JIS F05)
Optical Out TOSLINK (JIS F05)
Speaker outputs 4 mm binding post / banana / spade (pair)
Ethernet 100Base-T RJ45
   
Front Panel Connectors  
Headphones

1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack

Auxiliary input 1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack
   
Input Electrical  
RCA inputs (line-level) Input sensitivity: can be selected from 1 / 2 / 4 V RMS
Input impedance 10 k Ω
Auxiliary input Input sensitivity: can be selected from 0.5 / 1 / 2 V RMS
Input impedance 10 k Ω
MM Phono input* Max input voltage 50 mV RMS, 70 mV peak
Input impedance 47 kO 68 pF
MM Gain +40 dB (x100) @ 1kHz
SPDIF digital input Nominal input voltage 0.5 V peak
Input impedance 75 Ω
   
Output Electrical  
Analog line outputs Max output voltage 6 V RMS, 8.4 V peak, +15.6 dBv
Output impedance 300 Ω
DC offset voltage < 5 mV
DAC output Output voltage 0 dBFS = 2 V RMS, + 6 dBv
Sample rate up-sampled to 358.2 kHz for 44.1/88.2 kHz
Up-sampled to 384 kHz for 48/96 kHz
Line output Max output voltage 6 V RMS, 8.4 V peak, +15.6 dBv
Output impedance 300 Ω
DC offset voltage < 5 mV
Headphones output Max output voltage 6 V RMS, 8.4 V peak, +15.6 dBv
Output impedance 11 Ω
DC offset voltage < 5 mV
HDMI 4-input to 1-output HDMI 1.4 repeater
SPDIF digital output Nominal output 0.5 V RMS
(when terminated with 75 Ω)
Output impedance 75 Ω
   
Audio Performance  
Line inputs THD+N < 0.002 %
Dynamik range 110 dB
Signal to noise ratio 117 dB
Channel separation > 117 dB
Frequency response 2.5 Hz–120 kHz (-3 dB)
Pre-amplifier MM RIAA Tracking ±0.2 dB
Gain range - 80 dB to + 20 dB
Gain resolution 1 dB
Unity gain volume 0 dB = vol. 80
Power amplifier Power output 90 W RMS per channel into 4 Ω
THD+N < 0.015% (1 kHz, 1 W RMS into 4 Ω)
Dynamik range > 120 dB
Signal to noise ratio > 115 dB
Channel balance < ± 0.2 dB
Channel separation > 75 dB (1 kHz into 4 Ω)
Frequency response 6 Hz–25 kHz (-3 dB into 4 Ω)
Damping factor > 170
Speaker output voltage 28.8 V peak
Gain 28.6 dB (relative to pre out)
Load tolerance Unconditionally stable into all loudspeaker loads
Signal level for clipping 755 mV RMS, -2.5 dBv
   
* Input 4 configured as MM by default — speak to your Linn specialist to change to line level or upgrade to MC.

Majik 109 Loudspeakers

The Linn Majik 109 bookshelf loudspeaker delivers a surprisingly big sound from a compact loudspeaker.

The distinctive 2K driver array acts as a single-point source to ensure exceptionally clean and controlled high frequencies. Wherever you position your speakers, you’ll get exceptional performance throughout the room.

A bass reflex port is hidden behind the driver array and provides deep and musical bass without the need for a large cabinet. The combination of driver array and front-firing port means Majik 109s can be positioned close to a wall and still sound great.

Klimax System
  • 2K driver array for clean and pure high-frequency reproduction and flexible positioning
  • High quality 5” drive unit delivers pitch-accurate musical bass
  • Front ported bass system allows extended bass and greater positioning flexibility
  • High quality crossovers ensure accurate music reproduction across the full frequency range
  • Simple upgrade path from single to multi-wiring / amping to fully Aktiv configuration

Majik 109 is a three-way bookshelf loudspeaker which delivers astonishing musical performance never before heard from such a compact unit.

Majik 109 features Linn’s 2K driver array — an evolution of the array technology found in Linn’s highest performing loudspeakers. This technology houses two high-frequency drive-units — a tweeter and super-tweeter — in a dedicated cast alloy chassis, ensuring wonderfully clean and pure high frequency reproduction. The unique design of the 2K driver array provides even dispersion for exceptional performance, regardless of where the loudspeakers are placed in a room.

A bass reflex port is hidden behind the 2K driver array and provides deep and musical bass without the need for a large cabinet. The use of a front-firing port means Majik 109 can be positioned close to a wall without compromising bass extension.

Majik 109 will perform to an astonishing level whether mounted on specially designed Majik 109 steel stands, on the wall using a Linn Brakit, or simply placed on a bookshelf.

Even higher levels of performance can be easily achieved with a range of upgrade options from bi-wiring through to fully Aktiv configuration.

Available in a choice of high-grade, real-wood veneer finishes, the timeless design of Majik 109 will enhance your living space.

Majik 109 is part of the Majik loudspeaker range, which includes Majik 140 and Majik Isobarik floor-standers, Majik 112 centre channel, and Majik 126 bass reinforcement loudspeaker. With a model to suit practically any type of room, and enhance any stereo or surround sound system, Majik loudspeakers provide the perfect introduction to Linn performance.

*available to purchase separately

Date of introduction October 2008
Type 3-way bookshelf loudspeaker
Dimensions (H) 327 mm x (W) 192 mm x (D) 256 mm
(H) 12.9 inches x (W) 7.6 inches x (D) 10.1 inches
Weight 5.92 kg / 13 lb
Cabinet Volume 9 litres
Impedance (passive) 4 Ω
Impedance (Aktiv bass/mid) 7 Ω
Impedance (Aktiv tweeter) 7 Ω
Impedance (Aktiv super-tweeter) 7 Ω
Efficiency 88 dB for 1 watt at 1 metre (1 kHz)
Frequency response (passive) 72 Hz–20 kHz +
Frequency response (Aktiv) 65 Hz–20 kHz +
Crossover options Fully passive or fully Aktiv
Connection options Up to three-way multi-wire/amp passive; three-way Aktiv.
4mm banana plugs or spades
Finishes Black Ash, Rosenut, Walnut, Cherry, Oak, White
Upgrade Stand (available separately) Black / Silver
(H) 600 mm x (W) 250 mm x (D) 320 mm
(H) 23.6 inches x (W) 9.8 inches x (D) 12.6 inches
Klimax System

Works with what you’ve already got

it’s easy to get started with a Linn system because it works with the products you already use every day. You’ll get better sound from your existing sources and you’ll be able to control your Linn using the mobile devices you already own.

Blu-ray, DVD, digital or satellite TV, Xbox, PS3 or Wii — connect them all and make everything sound better. Use your laptop, iPad, iPhone or Android device to browse your music library, choose albums and create playlists.

Installation

Let an expert take all the hassle out of setup. Get your Linn system discreetly installed in your home and working perfectly with everything else. Put your feet up and let a Linn retailer take care of everything — it’s all part of the service and support is just a call away.

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Software

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