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I think Linn gave up on the audiophile market some time ago and are now targetting the super rich with a lot more money than sense. I think my digital source would blow the Klimax away at a small fraction of the cost.
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£30k for a box to signify you care more about image and status than sound. Am I being harsh, maybe I am but Linn do make it ever so easy to have a go by stating the nonsense below

"To that end, you’ll find diamond-cut circles on the upper surface, stainless steel buttons and a mirror-screen frontage, not forgetting the beautiful, custom designed, precision-cut glass control dial with 100 status lights. Each unit will also be signed by the Linn engineer who built it from start to finish"

Each to their own but I had silly money to throw at streaming technology then I throw my money in the direction of DCS based in Cambridge England.
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Impress your friends with this eye-catching objet d'art, sure to be a winning conversation piece during cocktail parties, soirees or other social functions.

'It plays music too? Oh, how lovely.'

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I think built is too strong a word, assembled maybe, but built, not buying that.

Are we sure that Linn's PR dep't didn't go off a day early?

For £30k I'd expect it to get Black Sabbath to reform and do 'The End' in my sitting room....
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Fretless wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:31 am Impress your friends with this eye-catching objet d'art, sure to be a winning conversation piece during cocktail parties, soirees or other social functions.

'It plays music too? Oh, how lovely.'

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Word is that Linn are in the process of developing an updated version of the Klimax. Additional features will include a drinks dispenser. Anticipated price, 100K.
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Grumpytim wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:46 am

For £30k I'd expect it to get Black Sabbath to reform and do 'The End' in my sitting room....
I would expect it to resurrect John Bonham and have Zep perform Moby Dick in my living room.
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CN211276 wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:28 pm
Grumpytim wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:46 am

For £30k I'd expect it to get Black Sabbath to reform and do 'The End' in my sitting room....
I would expect it to resurrect John Bonham and have Zep perform Moby Dick in my living room.
That as well :lol:

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What about John and George ?
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Otway & Melly, interesting duo never saw Melly as a guitarist...
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I can sell you a nice bit of wood from Naim to play that through, squire.

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