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Primare SC15 Prisma – Stereo preamplifier & network player

A compact control center for a 2-channel music system
The beautiful Prism SC15 from Primare is a good quality stereo preamplifier designed for the ways we listen today. You can connect an analog music source and multiple digital sources, or enjoy high-quality wireless streaming from mobile devices or the web. The 3/4 footprint of the SC15 Prisma makes it a smart choice to soften the sound in versatile living spaces.

Primare Prism SC15

The built-in high-resolution DAC presents digital sources with extraordinary clarity and detail. If you have a CD collection, a great way to take advantage of it is to combine the DD15 primary CD transport with the DAC section of the SC15 prism. Want to connect a turntable? Just add a pre phono: the R15 from Primare is an excellent combination, both sonically and visually.

The Prism SC15 preamplifier comes with a nice remote control, but the best way to navigate your music options is with the clean and intuitive Prism app, available for free for iOS® and Android™ devices.

The unique Prism network player
Primare Prism SC15 preamplifier a is actually a suite of technologies that provides a wide range of features and functionality of the networked music player. It facilitates the discovery, exploration and sharing of high-performance music playback, whether the source is stored or transmitted, wired or wireless. Whether you are listening to Spotify Connect or files from your NAS drive, the Prisma Control app offers complete system management from your mobile device.

SC15 Prisma 

The Primare Prism SC15 preamplifier also includes Chromecast, a streaming portal that allows you to connect directly to hundreds of streaming applications. Built-in Chromecast streams audio directly from the cloud, so you get the best sound quality. You can also listen to high-resolution music (up to 24-bit / 96 kHz) from services such as TIDAL and Qobuz. Photo: Primare

Primare Prism SC15

Primare Prism SC15 specs:

  • DAC AKM AK4490
  • RCA 1 x stereo analog pair input
  • 3.5 mm 1 x stereo analog/digital input
  • RCA 1 x digital input
  • Toslink x 3 digital inputs
  • USB-B 1 x digital input
  • RCA 1 x stereo variable analog output
  • RCA 1 x digital output
  • C25 remote IR system control
  • IR 3.5 mm in/out
  • RS232 outboard system control port
  • 12V Trigger in/out
  • Prisma connectivity and control
  • USB-A x 1
  • Ethernet x1
  • WiFi
  • AirPlay 2
  • Bluetooth
  • Chromecast built-in
  • Retail Price €1500

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