PRIMESEAT

How to PrimeSeat

Step1Installing PrimeSeat

Environment necessary for using PrimeSeat
  • 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. Last, select “Finish” to complete the installation.

Step2Connect devices to PC.

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

If you do not have a DAC

Even without connecting a DAC, the program automatically converts the sound quality corresponding to the sound card of the PC.

  • When listening through headphones
  • When listening with speakers

If you have a DAC

In order to connect a USB-DAC, it is necessary to install a dedicated driver in advance. Make preparations in accordance with the manual of your DAC product.

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

Step3Play sound sources on PrimeSeat.

  • After completing the correct connection of the PC and the equipment, start the PrimeSeat software that has been installed.

  • Click the “Play” button within the program you desire to play to stream the high-res sound source.

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 your having consented to the “Software Usage License Agreement.”
  • The “Software Usage License Agreement” is as follows.

Environment necessary for using PrimeSeat

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 faster 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 10.10, 10.11, 10.12
CPU Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz or faster 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.