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Lehmann Audio Linear SE Headphone Amplifier

UPC: 4250701325414
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Color: Black

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Linear SE

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!
Friedemann Tischmeyer, mastering engineer

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.
Guido Gutenstein, product designer

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.


Input impedance 47 kohms
Maximum gain 0 dB, 10 dB, 18 dB, 20 dB selectable via DIP switches
Frequency response 10 Hz (-0.3 dB) to 35 kHz (-1 dB)
Signal to noise ratio > 100 dB at gain 0 dB
THD < 0.001 % at 6 mW/300 Ohms
Channel separation > 70 dB at 10 kHz
Output power 400 mW/60 Ohms
200 mW/300 Ohms
Output impedance pre-out 60 Ohms
phones out 5 Ohms
Connectors audio Neutrik headphone jacks with gold plated contacts
1 x pre-out
2 x phones out
gold plated RCA sockets with teflon insulation
Power consumption 10 W
Outer dimensions W x D x H 120 mm x 296 mm x 59 mm, 4.7" x 11.7" x 2.3"
Weight 2.2 kg, 4.9 lbs
Digital options
USB-DAC 384/32 Prioritization:
I: USB input
II: line input analogue
TOSLINK/SPDIF DAC 192/24 Prioritization:
I: TOSLINK input
II: RCA input digital
III: line input analogue

Gain selectable 0db, 10dB, 20dB
External power supply with toroidal transformer
Mundorf capacitors in power supply and signal path
Vibration absorbing SSC feet
Mogami internal wiring
>95dB S/N at 0dB gain
200mW @ 300 Ohms, 400mw @ 60 Ohms
EAN 4250701325414 (Black)
Other finishes available by special order - price varies by finish