CD15 Prisma Compact Disc Player User Guide

Getting started

1 Unpack the CD15

Your CD15 is supplied with:

  • The Chromecast built-in Quick Start Guide
  • Mains cable
  • IR cable
  • Trigger cable
  • Antennae for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • C25 remote control with batteries
  • AC Polarity Pen

If any of these items are missing please contact your supplier. We recommend you retain the packaging in case you need to transport the unit at a later date.

Note that the CD15 is supplied with a protective film on the display glass. Remove the film for a clearer whiter display.

2 Connect to an amplifier

Analogue outputs

The CD15 provides an unbalanced RCA analogue output  for connecting to an appropriate stereo amplifier or preamplifier.

Digital outputs

Alternatively the CD15 Compact Disc Player provides one coax digital output and one optical digital output for connection to a digital preamplifier or digital surround processor.

  • Connect the appropriate output to your preamplifier or surround processor using a suitable cable.

3 Connect the antennae

  • Connect the two antennae supplied with the CD15 to the ANT 1 and ANT 2 sockets on the back panel, and position the two antennae at a slight angle from the vertical.

One antenna is for Bluetooth connectivity, and the other one is for Wi-Fi connectivity.

4 Connect a USB flash drive

You can optionally connect a USB flash drive or USB hard drive to the USB-A input to play audio files from the drive. For more information see Playing music from a drive or music server.

5 Connect power

  • Plug one end of the mains cable supplied with the CD15 into the power connector on the back panel, and connect the other end to a wall socket.

If this cable is not suitable for your power outlets please contact your supplier for an alternative cable.

Note: See Phase for information about getting the best sound from your CD15.

WARNING: Always disconnect the CD15 from the mains power before connecting or disconnecting any cables.

  • Switch on the CD15, using the switch on the back panel. 

To switch on from standby

  • Press the  button on the front panel or remote control.

The display shows:

6 Connect to a network

The first time you start up the CD15 you will be prompted to specify how you want to connect to the network:

For best results we recommend connecting via cable.

Connecting via an Ethernet cable

To connect via an Ethernet cable select Cable.

When the CD15 is ready to set up the network the display will show:

  • Connect an Ethernet cable between your router and the LAN socket on the back panel of the CD15.
  • Install the free Google Home app on your mobile device.
  • Run Google Home.

It will display New device found, CD15.

  • Click SET UP and follow the instructions.

After playing a test sound you will be prompted to select a name for your CD15.

You will now be able to stream music to your CD15.

To disconnect from the Ethernet network

  • Remove the Ethernet cable.

Connecting via Wi-Fi

To connect via Wi-Fi select WiFi.

When the CD15 is ready to set up the network the display will show:

  • Make sure Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are enabled on your mobile device.
  • Install the free Google Home app on your mobile device.
  • Run Google Home.

It will display New device found, CD15.

  • Click SET UP and follow the instructions.

After playing a test sound you will be prompted to connect to your home Wi-Fi network.

  • Select your Wi-Fi network and enter the password.

You will now be able to stream music to your CD15.

To disconnect from the Wi-Fi network

Either:

  • Select Wi-Fi settings for the CD15 in the Google Home app.
  • Select Forget this network.

Or:

7 Play a CD

  • Insert the CD into the slot with the label facing upwards.
  • Press the  button on the front panel, or the  button on the remote control, to start playing the disc.

For more information about playing a CD see Using the CD15.

 


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