AGILE | AV dsp amp | Primare home theatre

PRIMARE HOME THEATRE
Transform the quality of your Home Theatre
» Primare design will
deliver all the scale and
impact of high-end home
entertainment
»
PERFORMANCE TO BELIEVE IN
Primare home theatre balances breathtaking audio and video resolution with beautifully understated design sophistication.
From the awesome award-winning BD32 MkII universal player,
the new SPA23 AV amplifier and SP33 processor, and the
A30.7 or A34.2 power amplifiers you’ll experience a wonderful consistency of high build quality and performance
in a style that’s easy to appreciate and use. Over decades
we’ve dedicated our engineering to the purity of signal
transfer and product operation, giving film and music
fans access to fidelity without complication. By combining
ultra-low noise circuit topology with potent reserves of
clean power, Primare design will deliver all the scale and
impact of high-end home entertainment, complete with the
utility of intuitive control and the satisfaction that comes
from owning a product that looks and feels beautiful in the
home. These are the virtues that make Primare unique. For
those who value performance over gadgetry, convenience
over complexity, understated elegance over flashy display,
Primare separates can inspire satisfaction on every level,
not just from the astonishing natural accuracy of their
pictures and sound, but also from the rare and enduring
luxury of their design.
A30.7 SEVEN CHANNEL POWER AMPLIFIER
Projecting an elegant efficiency that
is the hallmark of Primare design, the
Primare A30.7 is a seven-channel power
amplifier housing seven discrete 150W
Ultra-Fast Power Device (UFPD) amplifiers in a gorgeous heavy gauge alloy
steel chassis. It is designed to provide
high power output with very low distortion for the SP33 audiophile preamp/
processor and all other multi-channel
audio processors.
LIFE WITH THE A30.7
Matching the SP33’s outputs, each channel of the A30.7 incorporates unbalanced (RCA) and balanced (XLR) inputs, as well as
high quality gold-plated speaker terminals, trigger and RS232
control inputs.
UFPD’s instantaneous rise time and wideband response result
in a naturally fast, clean and agile sound over a much wider frequency range. This means that through the A30.7, super-clean
signals from the SP33 are turned into dynamic three-dimensional audio, rich with natural detail, texture and atmosphere.
What’s more, the A30.7’s efficient UFPD design converts more
power into sound and less into heat, making it economical to run
and ecologically in tune.
Audiophile UFPD amplification
UFPD (Ultra Fast Power Device) amplifiers represent a new type
of purified Class D/switch-mode design, which delivers a natural
dynamic quality of sound across the entire audible spectrum with an
amazing energy-saving efficiency. Before UFPD, Class D modules
worked well as compact bass amplifiers but proved to be inherently
unstable when called on to reproduce accurately the full frequency
range of a female voice for instance or the natural resonance of percussion instruments. All this has changed with Primare’s innovative
UFPD design. It is consistent in resolution across the entire audio
band, treating all frequencies with the same level of care, regardless of load. This means that UFPD is able to drive any speaker,
creating a natural, rhythmic sound while keeping power consumption at a fraction of that used by a traditional amplifier.
SP33 AUDIOPHILE AV PROCESSOR
Featuring no fewer than five HDMI
inputs and two HDMI outputs, together
with a wide range of analogue and digital audio connections, the SP33 gives
you the power of fingertip control over
all your home entertainment sources,
including disc players, DACs, TV boxes
and gaming consoles. And with versatility and convenience comes the superb
audiophile performance of a Primare 30
series design.
LIFE WITH THE SP33
With a comprehensive array of digital and analogue connections:
low-noise balanced audio inputs and outputs, HDMI inputs and
outputs, a Zone 2 output for performance in a second room, and
IR and RS232 connections for the highest possible automation
flexibility, the SP33 will integrate easily with any high quality
installation. It gives you the opportunity for powerful custom configuration in your home environment, allowing you to personalise operation and to optimise the performance of your system.
Almost every parameter can be user defined using new onscreen
menus and the C24 remote supplied. Assign a name to any
input and associate it with any audio and video source. Surround
format, trigger activation and input sensitivity may be specified
for each input, and surround formats - including Dolby TrueHD
or DTS-HD Master Audio - custom-set for level, speaker type,
crossover frequency, delay and bass configuration. In addition, a
250mS global delay system with dedicated DSP is incorporated in
order to achieve the best possible picture-to-sound synchronisation. The SP33’s new video board will allow the upscaling of all
video sources to FullHD 1080p/24 with 3D video pass-through, as
well as ‘per input’ calibration of the two HDMI outputs for perfect
performance from a choice of two displays.
In the SP33 you’ll own a finely-engineered, easy-to-use audio
and video design, complete with excellent system expansion
flexibility and the promise of astonishing sound and picture resolution for years to come. Match the SP33 with the Primare A30.7
UFPD power amplifier and BD32 MkII universal player for the
ultimate statement of home entertainment luxury from Primare.
BD32 MkII UNIVERSAL PLAYER
Delivering the highest quality music
and film replay from the widest range
of sources, the BD32 MkII media player
adds 4K up-scaling, Netflix support and
improved circuit design to the awardwinning BD32. The MkII has truly universal playback capabilities. It’s the only
player you’ll ever need and the perfect
complement to our stereo and home
theatre products.
LIFE WITH THE BD32 MkII
Equipped with audiophile reserves of clean power distributed across
multiple supplies, the MkII will render spectacular detail and luminous
colour from native 4K sources, and transform Blu-ray and DVD
at four times the resolution of FullHD 1080p. You’ll love the fluid,
naturally vibrant pictures generated by over eight million precisely
defined pixels, and the explosive audio dynamics derived from multichannel film sound, CD, SACD, DVD-A discs and DSD files over USB
and Windows SMB. Enjoy easy access to similarly enhanced media
through wired or Wi-Fi networks (using an external USB dongle
supplied), USB or DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) devices
together with effortless operation via a clear and dimmable OLED
display in tandem with our C24 system remote.
Updates are as intuitive. On initial set-up and connected to
the internet via its LAN port, the BD32 MkII will automatically
download the latest software from the Primare website. Further
upgrades are easily completed via the set-up menu. The MkII’s
beautifully understated design also offers deceptively wide range
of connections for integration with home automation systems and
control over additional components like home theatre projectors
and screens.
The BD32 MkII will reveal the quality of your audio and video
entertainment more vividly than ever before, and supply the reassurance of superior design, material specification and functional
simplicity for which Primare is world renowned. For the perfect
union of sound and picture in the classic Primare style, introduce
the BD32 MkII to the SP33 and A30.7 or the SPA23. All models are
available in luxury brushed black or titanium.
SPA23 INTEGRATED AV AMPLIFIER
The new SPA23 AV amplifier is definitively
Primare, integrating superior innovation,
flexibility and signal purity with an
exclusive visual sophistication. Equipped
with five identical 120W UFPD amplifiers,
HD audio processing, five HDMI inputs
(with 3D pass-through), two HDMI outputs and a versatile range of analogue
and digital audio inputs, the SPA23 will
realise the potential of high definition
film and music sources.
LIFE WITH THE SPA23
The SPA23 performs brilliantly at the centre of your home AV
system. Through simple onscreen menus and the new C24
remote supplied you can optimise the performance of every
component with ease. Connect all of your sources to the SPA23
and customise each input with a name - ‘Blu-ray’ or ‘cable’ for
instance. Then select a surround format for each according to
source: Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD Master Audio would be appropriate for FullHD movies from Blu-ray disc or online sources.
Next match the sound of each format to your room with precise
adjustments for level, speaker type, crossover frequency, delay
and bass management. Fine-tune performance and functionality
still further with sensitivity control and 12V trigger activation
per input. With all of your sources set-up you can create automatic audio and video associations between them, achieving
perfect sound and picture synchronisation every time through
the SPA23’s global delay DSP. Upscale the video from all HDMI
inputs to FullHD1080P/24 with 3D video pass-though, and for
stunning video results on any display, optimise output settings
per input to either HDMI output. All this is possible with fingertip
control from the C24 remote. Beyond the handset, compatibility
with third party home automation systems is assured through IR
and RS232 connections.
Use the SPA23 with the matching and acclaimed BD32 MkII
universal player, and add the A34.2 two-channel power amplifier
for full seven channel surround.
A34.2 TWO-CHANNEL POWER AMPLIFIER
The A34.2 is a 2 x 150 W stereo UFPD
power amplifier. Designed to preserve
the dynamics and transparency of our
finest music systems, including PRE32
audiophile preamplifier, the A34.2 is
the perfect amplification partner for the
SPA23 in the expansion path from five to
seven channels.
LIFE WITH THE A34.2
First you’ll love the gorgeous understated design and the sensation of high quality from this slim 30 series component, which
adds visual sophistication and capability to any Primare music
or home theatre system. Next you’ll appreciate the effortless
power, engineered to reproduce the naturally fast, detailed
sound that identifies all Primare products. In partnership with
the SPA23, the A34.2 offers the same extraordinary UFPD amp
technology, and the same sophisticated build as its five-channel
range mate - perfect for adding power to main left and right
channels while the SPA23’s amps are re-assigned to surround
duties. Switch the A34.2 to bridged mode and the amp will deliver
up to 550W into the largest and most complex music and home
cinema speakers.
The A34.2 generates stunningly clean, dynamic audio through
two discrete UFPD amplifiers, each channel incorporating complementary unbalanced (RCA) and added audiophile balanced
(XLR) inputs, as well as trigger and RS232 control inputs for
home control systems. The A34.2’s versatility and classy lifestyle
appearance leaves your system design options wide open, and
with an eye on power economy, its proprietary UFPD technology
is ecologically superior, being super cool in operation as well as
supremely efficient. When teamed with the SPA23 or with the
PRE32 preamplifier, the A34.2 will bring design harmony to your
system, complete with Primare quality and the promise of longlived satisfaction.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
SPA23 INTEGRATED AV AMPLIFIER
SP33 AUDIOPHILE AV PROCESSOR
BD32 MKII UNIVERSAL PLAYER
General specification
Output power
Analogue Inputs
Digital Inputs
Video Inputs
Analogue Outputs
General specification
Analogue Inputs
Digital Inputs
Video Inputs
Balanced outputs
CD performance
5 X 120W 8Ω
8 RCA, incl. 7.1 inputs
3 RCA, 3 TOS-Link
5 HDMI
Front (left and right), Center, Sub, Surr (left and right),
Surr back (left and right)
Analogue Record Output
1 RCA (left and right)
Zone2 Output
1 RCA (left and right)
Digital Output
1 RCA, 1TOS-Link
Video Output
2 HDM
Zone 2
1 RCA (left and right)
Upscaling
1080p/24
Modes
Stereo, Bypass, Party, Dolby Prologic IIx Music, Dolby
Prologic IIx Moive, DTS NEO:6 MUSIC, DTS NEO:6 CINEMA
Decoding Formats
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Prologic II,
Dolby Prologic IIx, Dolby EX, Dolby Plus, Dolby TrueHD,
DTS, DTS ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS 96/24, DTS HDMaster
Audio, DTS HD High Res audio, MULTI/2 CH PCM/LPCM
Samping rates
32KHz,44.1KHz,48KHz, 88.2KHz,96KHz,192KHz
Video
HDMI with HDvideo pass-tru with 3Dpass and HDMI OSD
Other out-/inputs
1 IR Input, 3 12v outputs (triggers), 1 RS232,
Fully stabilized SMPS
Power Consumption operate 800W at 1K, 8R ,120W all channels driven
Analog Preamp Data
THD
Signal-to-Noise
Frequency Response
Input Impedance
Output Impedance
<0.005%, 20 Hz-20kHz
-110 dB
10 Hz-100 kHz, 1dB
47 KΩ, unbalanced
47 R unbalanced
Power Amp Data
Output power 1Khz,
one channel driven
Output power 1Khz,
all channels driven
THD
Signal-to-noise
Frequency Response
8R 150W THD+N <1%
4R 300W THD+N <1%, AP AUX0025 Filter
120W 4/8R THD+N <0.1%
AP AUX0025 Filter
<0.01% 20-20Khz 1W 8R, AP AES17 Filter
80dBr, AP AES17 filter, ref 2.828Vrms.
20 Hz-20 kHz -0.2dB, 1W 8R
Digital Data
Frequency Response
THD+Noise
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight
20 Hz-20 kHz+ 0.2dB
0,005% @1 kHz(AES17 filter)
430 x 385 x 180 mm
15Kg
RCA Analogue Outputs
2 Balanced, 8 RCA, incl 7.1 inputs
1 Balanced, 3 RCA, 3 TOS-Link
5 HDMI
Front (left and right), Center, Sub, Surr (left and right),
Surr back (left and right)
Front (left and right), Center, Sub, Surr (left and right),
Surr back (left and right)
Analogue outputs
Digital outputs
Connections
Analogue Record
Output
Zone2
Digital Output
Video Output
Modes
1 RCA (left and right)
1 RCA (left and right)
1 RCA, 1TOS-Link
2 HDMI – individual settings
Stereo, Bypass, Party, Dolby Prologic IIx Music,
Dolby Prologic IIx Movie, DTS NEO:6 MUSIC,
DTS NEO:6 CINEMA
Decoding Formats
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX,
Dolby Prologic II, Dolby Prologic IIx, DTS-HD Master Audio,
DTS, DTS ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS 96/24, MULTI/2 CH PCM/LPCM
Samping rates
32KHz,44.1KHz,48KHz, 88.2KHz,96KHz,192KHz (AES/EBU)
Video
HDMI with HDvideo pass-tru and with 3Dpass and HDMI
OSD OSD
Upscaling
1080p/24
Other out-/inputs
1 IR Input, 3 12v outputs (triggers), 1 RS232
Power Consumption operate <60W
Analogue Pre amp data
THD
Signal-to-Noise
Frequency Response
Input Impedance
Input Impedance
Output Impedance
Digital Data
Frequency Response
THD+Noise
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight
SACD (DSD) performance
<0.005%, 20 Hz-20kHz
-110 dB
10 Hz-100 kHz, 1dB
47 KΩ, unbalanced
3 KΩ, balanced
47 R unbalanced
47R Balanced
20 Hz-20 kHz+ 0.2dB
0,005% @1 kHz(AES17 filter)
430 x 385 x 180 mm
12 Kg
D/A converter
Output impedance
Power consumption
Dimensions
Weight
Colour options
Freq resp -0.19dB @20K; THD+N 1K 0dBFS (22K LPF)
0.0015%; Noise A-weighted. -138dBV
Freq resp -0,17dB @20K; THD+N 1K 0dBFS (22K LPF)
0.0055%; Noise A-weighted. -125dBV
1 pair Stereo XLR (4,4Vrms) and 1 pair RCA (2,2Vrms)
1 multichannel 7.1 RCA input
1x SPDIF (RCA); 1x optical (TOS-link)
2x HDMI
HDMI input, 2 x USB-A , LAN, IR in/out 3.5mm; RS232;
Trigger in/out 3.5mm
Crystal DSD DAC CS4398
RCA 100Ohm; XLR 110Ohm
Standby 0,5W, Idle 37W, Operation 50W
430 x 375 x 106 mm
10kg
Black or Titanium
A30.7 SEVEN CHANNEL POWER AMPLIFIER
Output power
Inputs
Input impedance
Output Impedance
Gain
Frequency response
Signal to Noise
THD + N
Power consumption
Dimensions (wxdxh)
Weight
Colour options
7x 150W / 8 Ω all channels driven
7x RCA / 7x XLR switchable, RS232, trigger (12V)
RCA 15 kΩ, XLR 3.7 kΩ
0.3 Ω at 1kHz
26dB
20Hz–20kHz, -0.1dB
20Hz–20kHz unweighted 94 dB
< 0,009% (1kHz, 100W, 8 Ω)
Standby: 0.3W
Idle: 48W
430 x 397 x 142mm
13 kg
Black or titanium
A34.2 TWO-CHANNEL POWER AMPLIFIER
Product specification
A34.2 stereo mode
Output power
Inputs
Input impedance
Output Impedance
Gain
Frequency response
Signal to Noise
THD + N
THD + N
2 x 150W / 8 ohm THD+N <0.1%
2x RCA / 2x XLR switchable, RS232, trigger (12V)
15kohm RCA/XLR
0.3ohm at 1kHz
30dB unbalanced, 26dB balanced
20 Hz – 20kHz, -0.5dB
20-20kHz unweighted 105dBV
< 0,005% (1kHz, 100W, 8 ohm)
<0.02% 20Hz-20Khz (10W 8 ohm)
Product specification
A34.2 bridged mode
Output power
Inputs
Input impedance
Output Impedance
Gain
Frequency response
Signal to Noise
THD + N
THD + N
1 x 550W / 8 ohm THD+N <0.1%
1x RCA / 1x XLR switchable, RS232, trigger (12V)
15kohm RCA/XLR
0.6ohm at 1kHz
30dB unbalanced, 26dB balanced
20 Hz – 20kHz, -0.4dB
20-20kHz unweighted 105dBV
< 0,004% (1kHz, 100W, 8 ohm)
< 0.015% 20Hz-20Khz (10W 8 ohm)
Common
Power consumption
Dimensions (wxdxh)
Weight
Colour options
Standby: 0.3W, Idle: 24W
430 x 385 x 105 mm
10.5 kg
Black or titanium
C24 REMOTE CONTROL
Complete with improved design, feel and
functionality, the C24 remote control is
the new standard system remote control.
It can control amplifiers, preamplifiers,
CD-players, BD players, DAC30, NP30
and surround processors.
PRIMARE AB
L I M S T E N S G ATA N 7
SE-216 16 LIMHAMN
SWEDEN
PRIMARE.NET
Situated in Malmo, Sweden, home to Primare,
the ’Turning Torso’ is the tallest skyscraper in
Scandinavia and a residential building reaching
190 metres (623 feet) in height.
Download PDF