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With the smart musicbook series you’ll get everything from a single source: classic CD playback, USB audio and streaming via smartphone or tablet, analog preamps and matching power amps. To suit your requirements. And everything at its finest, of course. Discover the new heart of your music system. Compact, smart and with an incredible sound quality.

The new Musicbook SOURCE offers another extra: the newly developed Lindemann streaming platform 4.0 for playing back studio master resolutions, Roon support and five different streaming services. Of course, with a stable, easy-to-use app for iOS and Android. Just to name a few of the numerous highlights!


Housing milled from a solid aluminum block
All functions adjustable and controllable via the new Lindemann app. Even easier and clearer.
New, considerably more powerful streaming platform: Streaming 4.0, all audiophile streaming services, streaming in studio master quality, Roon Ready.
Completely revised Re-sampling in DSD or PCM: zero jitter technology with an MEMS FemtoClock.
Even better D/A converter: 2 AK4493s in mono mode. Unbeatable in sound quality.
Further enhanced analog preamp: now with top-grade MM input, high-current headphone amplifier with even better sound.

Technical specifications

Main connection: 90 – 240 V, 50 – 60 Hz
Power consumption: 0,2 W Stand-by, 8 W Betrieb, 18 W maximal
Dimensions (W x D x H): 280 x 220 x 63 mm (11,02 x 8,66 x 2,48 in.)
Weight: 3 kg (6,61 lbs)

D/A converter
Resolution: 768 kHz/32 bit and DSD 512
Dynamic range: > 125 dB
THD & Noise: < 0,001% (@ 0 dB FS)
Master Clock: ultra-low jitter MEMS femto-clock
Re-Sampling: with 180 dB dynamics and 32-bit resolution, bit-perfect or DSD
Jitter suppression by re-sampling: > 60 dB
Converter architecture: two AK4493 DACs in dual different mono mode, AK4137 re-sampler
Output voltage: 2,5 V @ 0 dBFS RCA, 5 V @ 0 dBFS XLR

Network player
Ethernet: 100 Mbit/s
WLAN: dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, WPS support
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP
USB 2.0: high-speed host interface hor hard discs, USB sticks, DVD-ROM drives
Supported codecs: WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, DSD
UPnP and DLNA support
PCM resolution: 44.1 kHz up to 384 kHz, 24 bit. (WLAN up to 192 kHz)
DSD resolution: DSD 64 up to DSD 256. (WLAN up to DSD 128)
Gapless playback
Streaming services: TIDAL, Qobuz, Deezer, HighResAudio, Spotify
Internet radio and podcast
Roon Ready

Analog preamp
Line inputs: three analog line inputs with 20 kOhms of input impendance. Input sensitivity adjustable via app.
Phono MM input: gain 40 dB. Input impendance 47 kOhm/150 pF. Input sensitivity adjustable via app. Also suitable for high-output MC systems.
Outputs: one balanced and one unbalanced output. The outputs can be used independently. Max. output voltage: 2.5 V unbalanced, 5 V balanced.
Volume control range: 0 to 99 with the following characteristic: 0 to 20 in 2-dB steps, 21 to 60 in 1-dB steps, 61 to 99 in 0.5-dB steps.
Balance control: + / - 6 dB in 1 dB steps.
Frequency response: 1 – 200 kHz (-3 dB)
Gain: 0 dB / 6 dB / 12 dB adjustable
THD & Noise: < 0,001% @ 2,5 V output

Headphone amplifier
Headphone connector: 6,35 mm jack socket
Headphone gain: 0 dB / 12 dB (adjustable via app)
Recommended headphone impedance: 16 - 200 Ohm
Damping factor headphone output: >100.