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July Updates and NP5 Prisma MK2 Notes

  Below find the latest information on forthcoming Prisma updates and additional information regarding the soon to be released NP5 Prisma MK2. July OTA Streaming Update Starting today we will begin rolling out a Prisma OTA streaming update in anticipation of Spotify HiFi launch, now anticipated to take place this fall, and additionally provides general platform improvements and bug fixes including:  ‘Skip Next’ command issue …

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New Primare NP5 Prisma MK2 To Be Released August 2021

11 June 2021    NP5 Prisma to launch August 2021  Update Program – ends 31 July 2021    We are pleased to announce plans to release a revised version of our popular NP5 Prisma network player, the NP5 Prisma MK2, this August.    The development of the new model was necessitated primarily by the AKM chip factory fire, causing long-term disruption of the supply of the critical re-clocking chip at the heart of the …

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Prisma I35 Prisma OTA and Android App Updates

  We have released an OTA firmware update for I35 Prisma to resolve UPnP protocol issues relating to mconnect and provide general bug fixes – Main 3.22 and Streaming 12159.  Note: mconnect has provided updates recently to allow their application to work better with various platforms and as a result we would recommend updating your mconnect applications.  We plan to release an OTA firmware update for SC15 Prisma, I25 Prisma, and …

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NP5 Prisma Now Roon Ready!

Primare is proud to announce that the NP5 Prisma network player has received Roon Ready certification from Roon Labs, with an automatic update being launched today.       NP5 Prisma is the network player for everyone, incorporating all the functionality found in our award-winning Prisma models. The Prisma bundle of technologies that includes AirPlay 2, Bluetooth®, Chromecast built-in, and Spotify Connect® is now made even more …

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Prisma Bug Fixes

  Prisma Bug Fixes    After being made aware of bugs in certain aspects of the newly released Prisma application and firmware we have been working to provide fixes and release new app and firmware updates, some of which were released during the holidays.     Android application – 1.3.8.16 – added foreground service to solve continuous playback issues and removed lock screen page for improved connectivity  …

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R15 named AVTech Media 2020/2021 Best Phono Stage

  We are proud to announce that our R15 phono preamplifier has won the AVTech Media award 2020/2021 for best phono stage. The AVTech media awards are presented by the UK’s premium AV magazine brands – Home Cinema Choice, Hi-Fi Choice, and Hi-Fi News & Record Review.   The following official award citation has been issued by AVTech Media: “Here’s an affordable MM/MC phono stage that adopts the …

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Primare R35 Awarded HiFi+ Phono Stage of the Year

  Primare’s R35 wins HiFi+ phono stage of the year, up to £2,500! The HiFi+ award panel highlighted the vast setup capabilities, solid construction, and resulting sound quality at its price point. Thanks to all involved! The following official award citation has been issued by Hifi+ “Primare’s R35 replaces the popular R32 at the top of Primare’s two- strong standalone phono stage range. The company …

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New Prisma Applications and OTA Release

  Primare is pleased to announce the launch of new Prisma applications and related firmware update effectively providing a new build of the Prisma network player platform, eliminating past patches and unnecessary coding to increase control and connection speed and stability, while adding new features and functions to improve overall performance. This represents a significant step in the ongoing evolution of the Prisma platform in …

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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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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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