These instructions help you get the best possible sound from your I15.
The phase of the AC supply can make a significant difference to the sound.
Use the Polarity Pen supplied with the I15 to verify which pin is live on your AC power cable.
Ensure that the live pin of the AC power cable is connected to the left-hand pin of the power connector, viewed from the back panel:
Your Primare will start to sound best after an initial burn-in of approximately 24 hours.
You will notice a further smaller improvement in sound quality for at least another 3 days’ playing.
RS232 and trigger
The Trigger output allows the I15 to switch on other devices, such as a CD15 Prisma.
Using the I15 with a CD15 Prisma
Your I15 is an ideal companion to the Primare CD15 Prisma CD Player. For best results link the two products together as follows using the two cables supplied with the I15:
To connect the trigger cable
The Trigger cable ensures that the CD15 Prisma switches on, or to standby, when you operate the button on the front panel of the I15.
- Connect the Trigger cable from the I15 TRIG OUT to the CD15 Prisma TRIG IN.
Press and hold the standby button on the front panel to display the main firmware version number.
Press and hold the standby button on the front panel for 10 seconds to perform a factory reset of the I15.
Front panel display
The front panel display indicates the type of network connection:
LAN indicates that you are connected by an Ethernet cable.
WiFi indicates that you are connected by wireless.
The CON indicator on the back panel indicates the network status:
ON Indicates the I15 is connected to a network
OFF Indicates no connection to a network
The following error messages on the front panel display indicate an error condition:
Try the following
1. Power off the I15
2. Disconnect all input and output connections.
If this solves the problem, there is a DC offset on one of the inputs.
If the problem persists
3. Contact your dealer for service arrangements.
Indicates that the amplifier is overheated.
1. Turn off the I15 and let it rest for a few minutes.
2. Ensure that there is adequate ventilation around the I15.
3. Turn it back on again.
Indicates that the speakers are causing the amplifier to use too much current. This could be to due to unusually loud volumes, or something wrong with the connected speakers.
1. Turn off the I15
2. Turn the I15 back on.