SC15 Prisma MK2 System Control Center User Guide

Configuring the settings

Using the SC15 Prisma MK2 SETTINGS menu

You can view and change the SC15 settings from the front panel, remote control, or using the Prisma app.

To display the main SC15 Prisma MK2 SETTINGS menu

  • Simultaneously press the and buttons on the front panel, or press the MENU button on the remote control.

The main SC15 MK2 SETTINGS menu is displayed:

SC15 MK2 SETTINGS 20
INPUT
SPEAKER
AUDIO

To step between menus

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

The current selection is shown highlighted.

When you reach the bottom of the menu the settings will scroll up, and your position in the whole menu is shown by the scroll bar to the right.

To select a menu

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

The following main menus are available:

Menu Description
INPUT Allows you to customise the inputs to suit the sources in your system.
SPEAKER Allows you to set up WiSA speakers and the analog crossover.
AUDIO Allows you to customise the balance, start-up volume, maximum volume, and mute volume.
GENERAL Allows you to configure the general operation of the SC15.
STREAMING Allows you to configure the SC15 streaming options.
NETWORK Allows you to configure the network connection.

To exit from the settings menus

  • Simultaneously press the or buttons on the front panel, or press the MENU button on the remote control.

Changing the menu settings

To change a setting

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

The current value is shown highlighted.

  • Press the or buttons on the front panel, or the  or  buttons on the remote control, to change the value of the setting.

As you change it the new value is shown in the menu.

  • Press the SELECTOR button on the front panel or the SELECT button on the remote control to save the value you have set.

To navigate back or cancel editing a setting

  • Press and hold the SELECTOR button on the front panel, or press the  button on the remote control.

    INPUT menu

    The INPUT menu allows you to customise the inputs to suit the sources in your system.

    Initially the INPUT menu will show the settings for the input you previously had selected; for example:

    D4 SETTINGS 20
    INPUT D4
    ALIAS
    STATUS

    Alternatively you can edit the INPUT option to select another input.

    ALIAS

    Allows you to give the source a name; eg RADIO.

    • Highlight the ALIAS item then press the SELECTOR button on the front panel, or the SELECT button on the remote control.

    The RENAME INPUT menu is displayed:

    RENAME INPUT                               20
                                   A
     
     

    • Press the or buttons on the front panel, or the  or  buttons on the remote control, to select the first letter.
    • Press the SELECTOR button on the front panel or the SELECT button on the remote control, to select it.

    After adding each character you have the options:

    RENAME INPUT                               20
              ADD NEW CHARACTER
                      CONFIRM ‘R’
                      CLEAR ALIAS

    where CONFIRM shows the alias you have entered so far.

    • Select ADD NEW CHARACTER to add further letters, up to a maximum of six characters.
    • Select CONFIRM when you have entered the alias you want.

    STATUS

    Choose between ENABLED (default) or DISABLED to specify whether the input is enabled.

    AUTO-SENSE

    Choose between: OFF (default) to disable automatic switching, SELECT to automatically select an input containing an audio signal if the SC15 is on; or WAKE+SELECT to automatically wake up the SC15 from standby, if necessary, and select an input containing an audio signal.

    VOLUME

    Choose between VARIABLE (default) or FIXED to specify whether the input should have variable or fixed gain.

    FIXED is 0dB gain, equivalent to volume setting 66, and will override MAXIMUM VOLUME in AUDIO SETTINGS.

    Selecting FIXED will show a loud-volume warning. Select YES to proceed or NO to cancel the fixed gain setting.

    Fixed gain functions as an SSP (Surround Sound Pass-through) allowing the SC15 to be used as an amplifier in a multi-channel system setup

    INPUT GAIN

    Choose between: -30dB to -1dB, 0dB (default), or +1dB to +30dB to set the gain for the selected input.

    Note: If the gain is set too high on an input clipping may occur.

    SPEAKER menu

    The SPEAKER menu allows you to set up WiSA speakers and the analog crossover:

    SPEAKER SETTINGS 20
    WiSA SETTINGS
    ANALOG CROSSOVER
     

    WiSA SETTINGS

    Displays the WiSA SETTINGS submenu:

    WiSA SETTINGS 20
    WiSA MODULE ON
    WiSA NETWORK ON
    ADD WiSA SPEAKER

    WISA MODULE: Set to ON to turn on the WiSA module, or OFF to turn it off. The subsequent options only appear if WiSA MODULE is set to ON.

    When you turn WiSA on the message WiSA initiating… is displayed, and the WiSA module will pair with any speakers that are ready for pairing.

    WISA NETWORK: Set to ON to broadcast to your WiSA associated speakers or OFF to stop broadcasting. You can also toggle this setting by pressing the SPS button on the back panel.

    ADD WiSA SPEAKER: Adds speakers to your WiSA network without dismissing previous speakers.

    ASSOCIATED WISA SPEAKER: Shows all speakers associated with your WiSA network and identifies the speakers as R (right), L (left), or S (subwoofer):

    ASSOCIATED SPEAKERS 20
    RX 02-EA-3C-00-1E-4A L
    RX 02-EA-3C-00-27-43 R
    DISMISS ALL SPEAKERS

    Speakers are sorted according to their WiSA MAC address.

    DISMISS ALL SPEAKERS: Removes all the speakers from your WiSA network, and puts the speakers in associate mode.

    Selecting a speaker displays the options: REASSIGN OUTPUT to allow you to reassign it between R, L, or S, and DISMISS FROM NETWORK to allow you to dismiss that speaker.

    ANALOG CROSSOVER

    SPEAKER TYPE: Can be set to LARGE (default), SMALL for speakers that will not handle bass, or SUBWOOFER for speakers that only handle bass.

    If SPEAKER TYPE is set to SMALL or SUBWOOFER a CROSSOVER option is shown:

    CROSSOVER: For speakers defined as SMALL allows you to set a high-pass filter, which removes lower frequencies. For speakers defined as SUBWOOFER allows you to set a low-pass filter, which removes higher frequencies. The crossover can be set to between 40 Hz (default) and 300 Hz in 10 Hz steps.

    AUDIO menu

    The AUDIO menu allows you to customise the balance, start-up volume, maximum volume, and mute volume.

    AUDIO SETTINGS 20
    BALANCE 00LR00
    DEFAULT VOLUME 20
    MAXIMUM VOLUME 99

    BALANCE

    Allows you to adjust the balance between 00LR-9 (far left), 00LR00 (centred, default) and -9LR00 (far right).

    DEFAULT VOLUME

    Displays a DEFAULT VOLUME submenu to allow you to specify the initial volume when you bring the SC15 out of standby. There are the following options:

    DEFAULT VOLUME: Can be set to LAST USED (default) to leave the volume set to the last used volume, or SPECIFIED to specify a default volume.

    If you chose SPECIFIED:

    SPECIFIED VOLUME: Sets the default volume to between 0 and 60. The default is 20.

    MAXIMUM VOLUME

    Sets the maximum volume limit between 0 and 99. The default is 99.

    MUTE VOLUME

    Sets the volume when the SC15 is muted. You can choose between 0 (default) and 30.

    If the current volume is lower than the specified MUTE VOLUME, the volume will be set to 0 when pressing mute.

    ANALOG OUTPUT

    Choose PRE (default) to set the analogue output to variable, or LINE for a fixed 0dB output. If set to LINE the speaker type is automatically changed to LARGE. For safety the setting reverts to PRE after the power is disconnected.

    GENERAL menu

    The GENERAL menu allows you to configure the general operation of the SC15:

    GENERAL SETTINGS 20
    REMOTE MODE SC
    SHOW INPUTS ALL
    FRONT PANEL UNLOCKED

    REMOTE MODE

    Choose between SC (default) or PRE to specify whether the SC15 will respond to commands from the C25 remote as the SC device or PRE device.

    SHOW INPUTS

    Choose between ALL (default), to show all inputs, or WITH SIGNAL, to show only inputs that have a signal.

    FRONT PANEL

    Choose LOCKED to lock the front panel buttons, or UNLOCKED (default) to use them.

    To unlock the front panel buttons use the remote control to select this menu, or remove power from the SC15 for a few seconds.

    AUTO-DIM

    Allows you to choose the delay for dimming the front-panel display after no user interaction, between: AFTER 1MIN, AFTER 5MIN, AFTER 10MIN (default), or OFF.

    STANDBY SETTINGS

    Displays the STANDBY SETTINGS menu to allow you to specify the standby settings.

    STANDBY MODE: can be set to ECO to reduce the standby consumption to less than 0.5W, but only allows the SC15 to wake from the analogue and digital inputs, or NORMAL which also allows the SC15 to wake from streaming and the PC/MAC input.

    AUTO-STANDBY: automatically switches the SC15 to standby if there is no user interaction or audio from the current source for a specified delay: AFTER 10MIN, AFTER 15MIN, AFTER 20MIN (default), or OFF.

    Note: The AUTO-STANDBY function will be disabled if the network has not been set up.

    FACTORY RESET

    Resets the SC15 to the factory default settings.

    You are prompted to confirm. Select YES to proceed or NO to cancel.

    FIRMWARE VERSIONS

    Displays the FIRMWARE VERSIONS menu to allow you to view the versions of firmware installed.

    STREAMING menu

    Allows you to configure the SC15 streaming options:

    STREAMING SETTINGS 20
    METADATA OFF
    BLUETOOTH SETTINGS
    AIRPLAY PASSWORD

    METADATA

    Allows you to choose ON (default) or OFF to specify whether metadata, such as the artist name and song title, should be displayed. Metadata is available for the streaming sources apart from Bluetooth.

    BLUETOOTH SETTINGS

    Displays the BLUETOOTH SETTINGS submenu with the following options:

    VISIBLE: Can be set to ON to make the SC15 visible to other Bluetooth devices, or OFF (default) to make the SC15 not visible.

    Note: VISIBLE allows any Bluetooth-enabled device within range to discover and pair with your SC15.

    AUTO-CONNECT: can be set to ON to automatically reconnect to a paired mobile Bluetooth device when the Bluetooth input on the SC15 is selected, or OFF (default) to disable automatic connection.

    AIRPLAY PASSWORD

    Allows you to set an optional password for connection by AirPlay. Leave empty for no password.

    NETWORK menu

    Allows you to configure the network connection:

    NETWORK SETTINGS 20
    QUICK INFO
    NETWORK MODE WIFI
     

    QUICK INFO

    Shows the NETWORK INFO screen with the following information:

    • Connection: one of CONNECTED BY WIFI, CONNECTED BY CABLE, or NOT CONNECTED.
    • NETWORK, the current SSID.
    • IP, the current IP address.
    • DEVICE, the device name.
    • NET MAC, the network MAC address.
    • BT MAC, the current Bluetooth MAC address.

    You can also display this information by holding down the i button on the remote control.

    NETWORK MODE

    Allows you to select between WIFI or CABLE to specify how to connect to the network.

     


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