For a time, in the late70s and early 80s, yes it was. It may not have been origonal or even that much better than the competition but the Linn dealer network ensured that it found it's way into peoples homes properly setup, often installed, and just as often, in a suitable and sympathetic system.CnoEvil said:
For the non expert, non enthusiast, hi-fi buyers of the day this made an enormous difference, much bigger than any single piece of kit that I can remember.
For a time it made excellent reproduction available to practically any one, for a time at least. You simply went to your dealer, listened to a few options and got him to bring around the one you liked the best, that simple.