The next stage of the successful Linear headphone amplifier sets new benchmarks as to sound quality and the direct musical experience. And you are invited to define the look of your Linear SE.
For those who have been dealing with headphones, our headphone amplifier by the name of Linear is a household name. The Linear has already enchanted thousands of music lovers all over the world and is also a constant with the most demanding industrial customers. From the WDR Studios to Sennnheiser headphones to the Galaxy Studios, from Audiamus to Zimmerli the Linear is highly valued and the reference unit in tests for hi-fi and studio magazines worldwide.
The Linear is phenomenal – a whole new dimension of working with headphones!“
The Linear SE headphone amplifier: the next logical step
As the technical advancement based on the successful Linear headphone amp, the new Linear SE comes factory-equipped with Mundorf caps both in the power supply and signal path, vibration absorbing SSC feet and also an AHP fuse and Mogami cables inside.
The Linear SE lets you experience music over your headphone in a new way. Suddenly never noticed details and the intention of the musicians are revealed. You will hear the music as a complete artwork and still plunge deep into the realm of individual sounds.
Also a visual enjoyment: real wood veneers
The Linear SE does not only sound excellent – it looks fabulous, too.
Outwardly our new Lehmannaudio champions league headphone amplifier stands out above all by a wealth of variants: the housing versions of the Linear SE, created by product designer Guido Gutenstein, range from satin mat aluminium with a distinguished aspect to high-class real wood veneers. Other versions with a fully chrome-plated housing and a hand-polished high-gloss lacquer finish will also be available soon.
The headphone amplifier that fits your equipment.
The different housing and front panel versions may be combined individually. Together with the freely selectable LED colours and the SSC feet in black or silver there will be hundreds of design options to match your personal taste or your existing hi-fi devices.
Listen for yourself.
The following dealers have the Linear SE already in stock for demonstration:
- Aachen: Klangpunkt
- Arnsberg-Neheim Binnerpark: Loftsound
- Berlin: PhonoPhono
- Bochum: Liedmann Hifi Center
- Bonn: Hifi Linzbach
- Chemnitz: Hifi Pur
- Dortmund: MADOOMA
- Dresden: Cimerus Klang und Designobjekte
- Essen: Hifi Pawlak
- Essen: Klangtreu
- Hamburg: Hifistudio Bramfeld
- Hamburg: Lichtenfeld Media
- Hamm: Auditorium GmbH
- Hannover: Alex Giese GmbH
- Koblenz: Schmitz Hifi-Video oHG
- Köln: HIFI EINS
- Köln: MSP Hifi-Studio
- Leeds: Audio Republic Ltd
- München: Hifi Concept
- Schwabmühlhausen: Heinzler Hifi ideal
- Wiesbaden: Fair-kaeuflich.DE
- Willich: Hifi-Schluderbacher
Explanations of the sometimes confusing technical specifications of popular headphone models.
The precious skin of the SE is not the only difference to the standard „Linear“.
Sound Level: 97% Price/Value: excellent
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Overall score: outstanding Test verdict: superb
|Input impedance||47 kohms|
|Max. gain|| 0 dB, 10 dB, 20 dB |
switchable underneath the unit,
also effetive for USB DAC
(Linear USB SE)
|Power supply caps||Mundorf MLytic|
|Signal capacitors||Mundorf MCap|
|Frequency response||10 Hz (-0.3 dB) |
to 35 kHz (-1 dB)
|Signal to noise ratio||>95 dB at 0 dB gain |
|THD||<0,001 % at 6 mW/300 ohms |
|Power consumption||ca. 10 W,|
power supply with toroidal transformer
|Output impedance||Line Out 60 ohms |
Phones Out 5 ohms
|Channel separation||>70 dB/10 kHz|
|Output power||200 mW/300 ohms|
|Outer dimensions||297 x 120 x 50 mm³|
|Connectors (audio)||Neutrik phone jacks 6.35 mm with gold plated contacts |
1x parallel to Line Lut
1x Line Out muting
Gold plated RCA connectors with
|Weight||app. 1.8 kg|
|Face plate/ Potentiometer knob||anodized aluminium |
silver or black
|USB converter (Linear SE USB)|
|Sampling rate digital||up to 48 kHz|
|Word length||16 Bit|
|Max. voltage USB-DAC||1 V eff.|
That’s what the Swiss are famous for: being precise and accurate. Especially when it comes to good sound.