I35 Integrated Amplifier User Guide

Getting started

1 Unpack the I35

Your I35 is supplied with:

  • Mains cable
  • IR cable
  • Trigger cable
  • 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 I35 is supplied with a protective film on the display glass. Remove the film for a clearer whiter display.

2 Connect speakers

The I35 is designed to be connected directly to a pair of loudspeakers.

  • Connect the red wire from each speaker to the red terminal marked + and the black wire from each speaker to the black terminal marked –. 

The terminals can accept speaker cables terminated with spade terminals, banana plugs, or bare wires.

To connect bare wires unscrew the terminal, pass the bare wire through the hole in the terminal bolt, and clamp the wire in place by screwing the terminal back down hand tight.

Analogue outputs

The I35 provides fixed-level and variable-level analogue outputs on the LINE and PRE outputs on RCA connectors, to allow you to connect to active speakers or an analogue recorder.

3 Connect inputs

You can connect up to two balanced sources, up to three unbalanced sources, and up to six digital sources to the inputs on the back panel.

Balanced inputs

  • Connect balanced sources, such as the Primare CD35 CD player, to balanced inputs A1 and A2 using high quality XLR cables.

Unbalanced inputs

  • Connect unbalanced sources to the unbalanced inputs A3, A4, and A5 using high quality RCA cables.

4 Connect power

  • Plug one end of the mains cable supplied with the I35 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 I35.

WARNING: Always disconnect the I35 from the mains power before connecting or disconnecting any cables.

  • Switch on the I35, using the switch on the back panel.

To switch on from standby

  • Press on the front panel or remote control.

The display shows:


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