The extraordinary Linn Selekt DSM

Published on: April 2, 2019 @ 4:09 pm


Linn Selekt 1


What Hi-Fi – in depth review (

‘If you’re looking for a top-end one-box electronics solution, the Selekt is a good place to start’

‘…the new Linn Selekt DSM moves the game on yet again, [not only when it comes to performance but price level too.]’

Also see….…


Call us to book a demonstration of the Selekt DSM on 01925-261212


Rejuvenated Afromosia Linn Sondek LP12 available

Published on: April 2, 2019 @ 2:07 pm

Afro LP12


LP12 – Classic Afromosia plinth (’82)

4th generation bearing housing & inner platter – very low wear for age (’84 – ‘86)

Glued sub-chassis

Motor thrust pad upgraded to 9mm ball bearing

Valhalla PSU (re-capped etc)

Linn LV-V (good condition – excellent bearings (now!)

Linn K9 cartridge

New hinges

New drive belt, springs & grommets

Re-built & re-set by Chris Brooks


Give us a call on 01925-261212 for further information and pricing.


Simple Audio Go

Published on: March 27, 2014 @ 1:07 pm

Simple Audio Go

    Simple Audio Go is a bit of a departure from our usual fare, I know – but this gadget is an astonishingly good, very compact, portable music system. It doesn’t cost a lot (£79) and it’s perfect for travelling, the office, kitchens, kids’ bedrooms, even the car…. (sorry, kar).

    Go connects to portable audio devices such as iPods, iPads, Android based smartphones or tablets, laptops etc, via Bluetooth – or it can be connected with a conventional interconnect lead.

    Go also doubles as a speakerphone, so should a call come in, your music is automatically paused and you’ll hear a ring.

    Go is made by Simple Audio, who are better known for their extremely good, inexpensive Digital Stream Players. A lot of the guys at Simple Audio are ex-Linn, so there’s no lack of experience or expertise there.

    To find out more about Go, check out Simple Audio’s website, Simple Audio
    or just drop in to our premises on Gaskell Street and give one a listen.

Vinyl Adikt Event – Saturday 26th April

Published on: March 20, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

Vinyl Adikt Event


Are you a vinyl adikt? Or do you want to learn more about the longest surviving music format?

Join us at our Vinyl Adikt event as we celebrate the LP, listening to Linn’s iconic Sondek LP12 turntable. You’ll discover the craftsmanship involved in engineering the world’s best record deck and experience the glory of vinyl music at its finest. You can even bring along some of your own favourite LPs on the day.

Linn Sondek LP12 turntables have been a key element in the range of equipment on offer at Chris Brooks Audio since it’s inception in 1978. Chris Brooks himself has been involved with setting up Linn Sondek LP12 turntables since 1976 and is widely acknowledged as being a leading expert in the field.

Chris still personally sets up all the new LP12s that we supply, as well as all the LP12s that are brought in to Chris Brooks Audio for servicing, updates and upgrades.

We are able to demonstrate a number of different LP12 combinations, ranging from entry level to the top of the range SE setup, complete with the Linn Kandid pick-up cartridge.

We take enormous pride in the level of performance that we are able to extract from the Linn Sondek LP12s that pass through our hands. Definitely vinyl reproduction at its best.

Chris Brooks Audio – Vinyl Adikts for over 35 years.

Please RSVP – Telephone 01925 261 212 or email

Linn Exakt System – Meet the Designer

Published on: March 20, 2014 @ 5:01 pm

Linn Exakt System

The Exakt System from Linn Products has generated huge interest from music enthusiasts, redefining as it does true high fidelity music reproduction in the home.

We’re delighted to announce that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and speak with Ian Wilson, Linn’s Senior Electronic Design Engineer and co-designer of the Linn Klmax 350 Exakt System at our premises in Gaskell Street, Stockton Heath. We’re running three separate technical sessions: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Wednesday 23rd April.

In addition to hearing technical explanations of the design – in as much detail as you would like (or can cope with!) – we’ll be listening to a variety of music on the Linn Klimax 350 Exakt system and you are invited to bring along some of your own music, be it on vinyl, CD or memory stick and we shall be delighted to let you hear it in all its glory!

Please get in touch and let us know when you’re likely to turn up, if you’re able.


If you’re not sure, then by all means turn up unannounced and take pot luck.

We look forward to seeing you on the 23rd April.

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