LinnKairnLinn KairnSelling my LINN KAIRN Pre/Control Amplifier in good used condition, including the original Linn Remote ControlI also have the Manual It has just been checked and calibrated and sounds outstanding. ...750.00

Linn Kairn

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Asking Price: $750.00

New Retail Price: $3,995.00

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Ships fromMadison, NJ, 07940
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions20.0" × 20.0" × 8.0" (15.0 lbs.)
Shipping carrierFedEx
Shipping cost$55.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Manual
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Selling my LINN KAIRN Pre/Control Amplifier in good used condition, including the original Linn Remote Control
I also have the Manual
It has just been checked and calibrated and sounds outstanding. (Specifications below)

This is a legendary preamplifier from Linn and this unit has rightly achieved cult status for its reference quality sound.

photos for some reason exaggerate the surface imperfections, they are
absolutely minor and not as noticeable as in the pictures. 

I have several other high-end HiFi units for sale:

- Proceed Madrigal CDP player in excellent condition. ( 2 units for sale)
- McIntosh MVP 871 CD / DVD / SACD / DVD-A Player in as-new condition, incl remote
- Linn Asak MC Cartridge
- Accuphase P300 - Power Amplifier,  recently restored and upgraded
- Revox A77- Mk4 with Dolby noise reduction etc.

Sold As-Is

Will ship WorldWide as long as buyer pays actual shipping cost and insurance via PayPal.


  • Available
    in two versions. Kairn provides seven source inputs including Moving
    Coil and Moving Magnet for turntables. Kairn-Pro provides six line-level
    inputs for systems without record players.

  • Software upgradeable to incorporate future developments

  • User-programmable functions to enable user to customise the product

  • Automatic volume level adjustment when switching sources

  • The
    quietest moving-coil preamplifier, Kairn has interference-free
    electronic switching to ensure superior performance and reliability with
    no sonic degradation over time

  • Ultra-short signal paths to preserve music signal integrity

  • Fully-screened low-noise circuitry to avoid interference

  • Three audio outputs for multi-amped primary system and distributed sound

  • Electrical
    Remote Control socket to enable remote switch-on of other Linn
    electronic components and direct connection of Knekt multi-room systems

  • Fully remote-controllable (handset supplied)

Kairn Technical Information Dimensions Width 320mm Depth 326mm Height 80mm Weight 4.3kg Inputs Sensitivities for 0.7 V rms output at 1kHz maximum volume, output load 2 kilohms Minimum load on line outputs 1 kilohms total. Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Cartridges MM : Sensitivity - 2mV rms Load - 47 kilohms/ 68pF MC : Sensitivity - 130uV rms Load - 150 ohms/4.7nF Tuner/CD/Aux/Tape Inputs Sensitivity - 188mV rms Load - 24 kilohms Outputs Line outputs Minimum load 1 kilohms. Output impedance 100 ohms Tape outputs Tape output = auxiliary input level (unity gain) 1 kilohms output impedance. Minimum load 5 kilohms Matrix Output For 188mV rms output at 1 kHz, 100ohms output impedance. Minimum load 5 kilohms Mains Suply / Fuse 100/T2A, 120V/T2A, 220V/T1A, 240V/T1A antisurge Power Consumption Display off - 13 Watts Display on - 16 Watts maximum

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