Description

Primare’s bijou NP5 network player extends the brand’s proprietary Prisma network tech to any system with a digital input. It includes all of the functionality found in Primare’s latest award-winning Prisma enabled models, including AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, Chromecast built-in, Roon Ready, Spotify Connect, as well as network connected hard drive control. NP5 Prisma also allows for volume adjustment and input selection from the comprehensive Prisma application for previous Primare models with RS232 inputs. The NP5 is now available as a Mk 2 version with a redesigned sample rate converter (SRC) chip. All features and functionality remain the same, with Spotify HiFi and Tidal Connect expected to join the extensive list of connection and control features already available.

Features:

AirPlay 2; Bluetooth; Roon Ready; Spotify Connect; Chromecast built-in; Over 160 streaming services available, including Roon endpoint; Simplified network connection using Google Home app; Voice control through Google Home devices and Google Assistant; Multi-room/multi-zone connection and control through a variety of platforms: AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Chromecast built-in, and Prisma; Wired (LAN) and Wireless (WLAN) connection; USB A input; RCA and Toslink outputs with choice of 48, 96, 192 output for connection with any digital to analogue converter; Prisma application for setup of operating features and control of network connected hard drives for high resolution file playback up 24/192 PCM and DSD128; RS232 control connection with included RS232 cable allowing for Prisma APP control on past Primare models: volume control; mute; power on/off; input selection; Dimensions (H x W x D mm): 36 x 143 x 125; Finish: black

Further information:

NP5 Prisma Mk 2 Design Brief  HERE 

NP5 Prisma Network Player product video  HERE 

Review Links:

Primare NP5 Mk2, audiograde.uk, Best Buy. FULL REVIEW HERE