PRIMESEAT

How to PrimeSeat

Step1Install PrimeSeat

System requirements
  • From the Download button on the upper-right side of this page, download the PrimeSeat installer.
    Execute the downloaded installer.

  • Operate as instructed by the installer screen. Confirm the Software License Agreement and select “Accept” to go forward.

  • Select “Install” to execute program installation. Then, select “Close” to complete installation.

Step2Connect devices to PC

Connect headphones or speakers to your PC on which PrimeSeat has been installed.
If you have a DAC (DA converter), connect it to your PC via USB for higher sound quality.

If you do not have a DAC

Even without connecting a DAC, you can play by automated conversion to the sound quality that is compatible with built-in sound card of your PC.

  • When listening through headphones
  • When listening with speakers

If you have a DAC

To connect a USB-DAC, it may be required to install a dedicated driver in advance. Please prepare according to your DAC manual.
To output audio from USB-DAC, it is required to configure audio settings on the PrimeSeat software. Details will be provided in Step 3.

Here is a list of recommended USB-DAC devices.
  • When listening through headphones
  • When listening with speakers

Step3Play sound sources on PrimeSeat

  • Start the installed PrimeSeat software, once you connect your PC and device correctly.

  • To stream hi-res sound sources, click the “Play” button in the program you want to play.

About the Play Control Section

The upper part of the PrimeSeat software is the play control section.

  • Consent to the “Software Usage License Agreement” will be required for PrimeSeat usage.
  • If you do not consent to the “Software Usage License Agreement,” you will not be able to use “PrimeSeat.”
  • Use of PrimeSeat will be deemed as you have consented to the “Software Usage License Agreement.”
  • The “Software Usage License Agreement” is as follows.

System requirements

Windows

OS
  • ・Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1(32bit/64bit)
  • ・Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update(32bit/64bit)
  • ・Microsoft Windows 10(32bit/64bit)
CPU Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz or more recommended
RAM 2GB or more
Audio
device
An audio device that supports WASAPI or ASIO
An audio device that supports ASIO DSD mode is required for native DSD playback.
Network
  • A stable high-speed internet connection of more than 12Mbps is required.
  • Wired LAN connection recommended.

Mac

OS macOS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15
CPU Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz or more recommended
RAM 2GB or more
Audio
device
An audio device that supports Core Audio
A KORG DS-DAC series product or an audio device that supports DoP (DSD over PCM frame) is required for native DSD playback.
Network
  • A stable high-speed internet connection of more than 12Mbps is required.
  • Wired LAN connection recommended.