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News Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Register Your NP5 Prisma with Roon

    Dear NP5 Prisma owner,  We have received confirmation from Roon that all NP5 Prisma users can apply as a developer in order to use the uncertified Roon Ready firmware past the 21 September deadline the company recently announced (see links below for additional information).  Our understanding is that this is offered as a result of our ongoing good faith work with Roon to certify our Prisma models, confirming their interest in supporting our efforts to do so as …

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News Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

New Prisma Apps and Updates Status

      We want to provide a status report on the new Prisma apps and updates we have been working on and that have been much delayed. Our sincere hope is that the pandemic has not impacted you as severely as it has us at Primare, where it has caused delays in every aspect of the design, supply, and manufacturing chains, including communication with …

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News Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Uncertified Roon Announcement

  We received the information from Roon early last week that uncertified software could not be enabled after 21 September and have been confirming what impact this will have since then. As we understand it, and as described in Roon’s communication (see links below), if your uncertified device is enabled prior to 21 September, you will be able to continue using the NP5 Prisma uncertified …

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News Friday, August 14th, 2020

EISA Phono Preamp 2020-2021 is… Primare R15!

  “It’s the ideal interface between a high-quality record player and the line input of your amplifier.”   We are pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, one of our new models have been honoured with a prestigious EISA award. It is satisfying to note that the EISA Hi-Fi panel not only recognised the R15 MM/MC Phono Preamp for its superior …

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News Thursday, April 30th, 2020

NP5 Prisma MCU Update

Effective Immediately A time critical update for NP5 Prisma was released today, 29 April. Following the most recent Prisma update it was discovered that there was an issue effecting the long-term stability of the MCU in the NP5 Prisma that needed to be addressed immediately. The solution to the issue has been found and the OTA update released today. In this new MCU version we …

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News Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Primare CD35/I35 Prisma Receives Prestigious EISA Stereo System 2019 2020 Award! 

Primare CD35/I35 Prisma Stereo System EISA Award for best product 2019-2020

Primare CD35/I35 Prisma Receives Prestigious EISA Stereo System 2019 2020 Award!      “This is so much more than a simple CD player/amp system: it’s the future of hi-resolution home hi-fi.”    So concludes the official award citation for   The official EISA award citation reads (emphasis added):  Recipient of a previous EISA Award, Primare continues its winning ways with this I35 amplifier and CD35 Prisma CD/network player. The amplifier is a …

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News Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Primare Prisma April Update

7 April 2020 We are releasing a small firmware update in preparation for the larger upcoming Roon Ready update – see below for the details. This firmware update coincides with the release of a Prisma app update for iOS and Android tablet apps, with the Android phone version expected to follow soon: iOS: v1.3.3(3) Android: v1.3.1.7 The new iOS app will be a combined iPhone …

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News Monday, October 7th, 2019

NP5 Prisma shipping end of October

Primare announces NP5 Prisma network player to ship end of October 2019 NP5 Prisma is a clever little device that provides Primare’s Prisma network player technology to virtually any system with a digital input. Incorporating all the functionality found in their latest award winning Prisma enabled models, including AirPlay 2*, Bluetooth, Chromecast built-in, Roon Ready*, Spotify Connect, in addition to network connected hard drive control, …

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News Monday, September 30th, 2019

Primare Prisma Update Released

We are pleased to announce that the latest Prisma OTA automatic firmware update launched today, CAST 1.36, improving control and connectivity features. Important Note for I15 Prisma/CD15 Prisma: I15 Prisma and CD15 Prisma will be reset to factory default after this OTA update. As with recent SC15 Prisma update, a feature of this update is programming that will prevent the need for a factory reset …

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News Thursday, July 11th, 2019

SC15 Prisma Update

An automatic firmware update, v2.99, has been released for SC15 Prisma to enable WiSA high performance wireless speaker connection and control, as well as PRE and LINE analog output options. With these updates, SC15 Prisma more completely fulfils its original design brief for a truly multi-purpose digital music resource with a flexible array of output capabilities to meet virtually any system need. We are particularly …

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