SC15 Prisma System Control Center User Guide

Getting started

1 Unpack the SC15

Your SC15 is supplied with:

  • The Chromecast built-in Quick Start Guide
  • Mains cable
  • IR cable
  • Trigger cable
  • Antennas 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 SC15 is supplied with a protective film on the display glass. Remove the film for a clearer whiter display.

2 Connect outputs

Analogue outputs

The SC15 provides a fixed-level or variable-level analogue output on the ANALOG OUT output on RCA connectors, to allow you to connect to active speakers or an analogue recorder.

Digital output

The SC15 also provides a coax digital output on an RCA connector.

3 Connect inputs

You can connect up to two analogue sources and up to four digital sources to the inputs on the back panel.

Analogue sources

  • Connect an analogue source to A1, using a high quality RCA cable.
  • A second analogue source can be connected to D6, using a cable terminated in a 3.5mm jack plug.

Digital sources

  • Connect digital optical sources to the digital optical inputs D2 to D4 using optical cables. D6 can be used for an additional optical source.
  • Connect a digital coax source to D5, using a digital RCA cable.

You can also connect a USB flash drive to the USB-A input, and a PC or Mac to the USB-B input to use the SC15 as an audio output device for your computer. For more information see Playing music from a drive or music server.

Streaming

You can stream music wirelessly to the SC15 from a mobile phone, tablet, computer, or other Prisma product via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, or via a wired Ethernet connection. For more information see Streaming music from a phone, tablet, or PC.

4 Connect the antennae

  • Connect the two antennae supplied with the SC15 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.

5 Connect power

  • Plug one end of the mains cable supplied with the SC15 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 SC15.

WARNING: Always disconnect the SC15 from the mains power before connecting or disconnecting any cables.

  • Switch on the SC15, using the switch on the back panel.

To switch on from standby

  • Press on the front panel or remote control.

The display shows:

6 Connect to a network

The first time you start up the SC15 you will be prompted to specify how you want to connect to the network:

For best results we recommend connecting via cable.

Connecting via an Ethernet cable

To connect via an Ethernet cable select Cable.

When the SC15 is ready to set up the network the display will show:

  • Connect an Ethernet cable between your router and the LAN socket on the back panel of the SC15.
  • Install the free Google Home app on your mobile device.
  • Run Google Home.

It will display New device found, SC15.

  • Click SET UP and follow the instructions.

After playing a test sound you will be prompted to select a name for your SC15.

You will now be able to stream music to your SC15.

To disconnect from the Ethernet network

  • Remove the Ethernet cable.

Connecting via Wi-Fi

To connect via Wi-Fi select WiFi.

When the SC15 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, SC15.

  • 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 SC15.

To disconnect from the Wi-Fi network

Either:

  • Select Wi-Fi settings for the SC15 in the Google Home app.
  • Select Forget this network.

Or:

 


Printing or saving as PDF

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