NP5 Prisma MK2 Network Player User Guide

Streaming music from a phone, tablet, or PC

The NP5 Prisma MK2 can use Chromecast built-in to connect directly to a music service that supports Chromecast, such as Qobuz, Deezer, Tidal, TuneIn Radio and more. The music is streamed direct to the NP5 Prisma MK2; once set up you can use your phone to make calls, or play other audio.

With a phone, tablet, or Mac/PC you can also play the audio wirelessly to the NP5 Prisma MK2, using Bluetooth or AirPlay (iOS only), so the sound from any apps you run on your device will be played through the NP5 Prisma MK2.

Although you can stream music over Wi-Fi, for best results connect the NP5 Prisma MK2 to your home router via an Ethernet cable. If necessary, use the Google Home app to configure the network settings on your NP5 Prisma MK2.

To stream using Chromecast built-in

The NP5 Prisma MK2 has Chromecast built-in, which means you can stream (cast) music over your network directly to the NP5 Prisma MK2 from any Chromecast supported music service, using the music service’s app on your desktop or mobile device as a controller. To be able to use Chromecast, please see Getting started and how to configure NP5 Prisma MK2 with Google Home app.

  • Click the Cast button within your music service’s app and select the NP5 Prisma MK2 in the device list.

To stream using AirPlay

Use AirPlay to send audio over the network from your Apple device to the NP5 Prisma MK2. AirPlay is only available on Apple devices.

To stream using Bluetooth

Use Bluetooth to send audio directly to the NP5 Prisma MK2 from your Bluetooth device using Bluetooth connection. You don’t need a network to stream using Bluetooth.

To stream using Spotify Connect

The NP5 Prisma MK2 supports Spotify Connect, which means you can stream music directly to the NP5 Prisma MK2 from the Spotify music service over your network, using the Spotify app on your desktop or mobile device as a controller. 

Use your phone, tablet, or computer as a remote control for Spotify. Go to to learn how.

To stream using Roon Ready

The NP5 Prisma MK2 is certified as Roon Ready and as such should appear in the Roon Ready devices section of the Audio settings menu in the Roon application, allowing the NP5 Prisma to be enabled for use with Roon. 

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