CD35 Prisma Compact Disc Player User Guide

Getting started

1 Unpack the CD35

Your CD35 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 CD35 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 analogue output provides for both the recommended balanced XLR outputs and the conventional unbalanced RCA outputs for connecting to an appropriate stereo amplifier or preamplifier.

  • Connect the appropriate outputs to your amplifier or preamplifier using a suitable cable.

Digital outputs

Alternatively the CD35 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 CD35 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 CD35 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 CD35.

WARNING: Always disconnect the CD35 from the mains power before connecting or disconnecting any cables.

  • Switch on the CD35, 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

For best results we recommend connecting via cable.

Connecting via an Ethernet cable

Connect an Ethernet cable between your router and the LAN socket on the back panel of the CD35.

When the CD35 is ready to set up the network the display will show:

  • Install the free Google Home app on your mobile device.
  • Run Google Home.

It will display New device found, CD35.

  • Click SET UP and follow the instructions.

After playing a test sound you will be prompted to select a name for your CD35.

You will now be able to stream music to your CD35.

To disconnect from the Ethernet network

Remove the Ethernet cable.

Connecting via Wi-Fi

When the CD35 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, CD35.

  • 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 CD35.

To disconnect from the Wi-Fi network

Either:

  • Select Wi-Fi settings for the CD35 in the Google Home app.
  • Select Forget this network.

Or:

Reset the CD35 to its factory defaults; see Factory reset.

8 Play a CD

  • Press and hold the  button on the front panel or remote control to open the tray.
  • Place the CD in the tray with the label facing upwards.
  • Press the  button on the front panel, or the  button on the remote control, to close the tray and start playing the disc.

For more information about playing a CD see Using the CD35.

 


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