Primare SC15 Prisma Preamplifier and Network Player

Primare

  • $1,795.00
    Unit price per 


The Primare SC15 Prisma Preamplifier and Network Player is a full-featured pre-amplifier and network player incorporating WiSA high resolution wireless speaker connection technology.

SC15 Prisma continues a Primare tradition of delivering astonishing performance from compact and elegant devices for easy installation into virtually any living environment, and with the three-quarter-sized cabinet of SC15 Prisma, even greater possibilities open up for providing the highest quality music performance and access to any and every room in the house.

SC15 Prisma is a full-featured system control and network player, providing digital to analog conversion with up to PCM 384kHz and DSD 128 capabilities, as well as complete digital media access and system management by way of the Prisma connectivity and control technology.

With selectable fixed or variable output, SC15 Prisma can serve as an advanced network player for any system in fixed mode, or connected directly to a pair of powered speakers for a compact high performance stereo system in variable.

SC15 Prisma also includes WiSA high resolution wireless speaker connectivity with WiSA enabled high performance powered loudspeakers, offering an additional output option for this most versatile performer.

Prisma is a bundle of technologies that provide the broadest range of network music player features and functionality. Essentially created to be a streamer that would allow everyone, and everywhere, in the household to explore, discover, and share the deeply satisfying experience of high-performance music playback – Prisma provides multi-room/multi-zone connectivity and control of stored and streamed media, whether wired or wireless, all managed from mobile devices through the dedicated Prisma system control app.

In addition to AirPlay 2, Bluetooth®, Roon Ready, and Spotify Connect®, Prisma features Chromecast built-in, a unique streaming portal allowing effortless direct connection to hundreds of streaming applications and services, including voice control, for the best possible performance and user experience.

We believe that every aspect of our products – the way they look, the satisfying feel of the controls – contributes to the overall experience of living with Primare. As a result, Primare products exude the hallmarks of Scandinavian design – simple, elegant designs, with approachable and easy to understand functionality.
An example of this is the compact, essentially three-quarter sized, of the 15 series, cabinets creating the sense of perfect proportions being just right for allowing placement within any living environment – or as we say lagom, not too much not too little, everything in balance, proportion, and harmony.

With the 15 Series, we offer a carefully considered array of models in order to allow for the best selection to fit any of your system needs. For example, the ultimate 15 Series system might be the DD15 CD transport, SC15 Prisma preamplifier and network player, I15 analog integrated amplifier, and R15 MM/MC phono preamplifier, allowing for the best performance, analog or digital, with the greatest number of connection options. However, there may be no need for additional digital inputs, MC phono preamplification may not be requirement, or simply to address budget or size considerations, a system composed of CD15 Prisma CD and network player with an I15 MM integrated amplifier with MM15 MM phono module installed could be assembled. This compact and reasonably priced system provides multiple analog source playback, including vinyl disc, as well as digital disc, stored or streamed media playback, with remarkable power, control, and connection flexibility.

Analogue inputs

  • 1 x RCA, 9.5kΩ impedance.
  • 1 x 3.5mm stereo jack, 15kΩ impedance.

Analogue outputs 

  • Preamplifier output: 1 x RCA, 150Ω impedance.
Digital inputs
  • 3 x Optical/TOSLINK 192kHz/24bit
  • 1 x RCA 192kHz/24bit
  • 1x USB-A up to 192kHZ/24bit; up to DSD128 (5.6MHz)
  • 1x USB-B up to 768kHz/32bit; up to DSD256 (11.2MHz)

 Digital outputs

  • 1x RCA Analogue input = 48kHz
  • Digital input = native output
  • 1x Wireless stereo output using WiSA® technology

Performance

  • Gain: Preamplifier output: 16.5 dB
  • Analogue frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz -0.5dB
  • Distortion: THD + N: < 0.05%, 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Signal to Noise: Digital: >90 dB, Analogue: >80 dB

Network

Connectivity

  • 1 x Ethernet LAN port
  • 2 x Antennas for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • LAN: 10/100Mbit Ethernet port
  • WLAN: IEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compliant; 2.4/5GHz; b, g, n mode
Audio formats
  • WAV, LPCM, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, WMA, OGG: Up to 192kHz/24bit
  • MP3, MP4 (AAC): Up to 48kHz/16bits, VBR & CBR 320kbps
  • DSD: Up to DSD128 (5.6MHz)
Streaming: Airplay®, Bluetooth®, Chromecast built-in®, Roon Ready, Spotify Connect®, DLNA/UPnP

 

General

Control

  • C25 system remote control, RS232, IR in/out, Trigger out

Power Consumption

  • Standby (ECO): <0.5W
  • Operate: <1W

Dimensions

  • 50 x 9 x 7 mm (wxdxh) with knobs and connectors
  • 50 x 10 x 7 mm (wxdxh) without knobs and connectors

Weight: 6 kg

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