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Linn Majik DSM

At the risk of sounding like an aunt greeting her nephew after a lengthy absence, oh boy, hasn’t streaming grown? That thought comes to mind as we scan the all-inclusive specification of the new Linn Majik DSM.

Ten years ago, we called the original Majik DSM “an interesting proposition”, owing to its then-rare combination of pre and power amplification and music streamer. Fast forward to today and, while the Majik has become Linn’s best-selling streaming product, the world of music streaming has grown somewhat since.

Convenient connections

Audio hardware has followed suit and just-add-speakers streaming systems are now familiar propositions. When executed effectively, they tick the boxes of convenience and connectivity while offering a great sound.

Linn was there at the start, one of few streaming-savvy hi-fi brands around when Spotify was in its infancy; but the competition has now opened up. So

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