To ensure a successful installation of the ASUS Essence One Series USB DAC, your
computer must meet the following requirements:
IBM compatible PC with one USB2.0 (or higher) compatible port for the USB audio
256 MB DRAM system memory
60 MB available HDD space for driver installation package
CD-ROM drive (or DVD-ROM drive) for software installation
High-quality headphones or powered analog speakers to enjoy the ultra-high
fidelity sound of the card
After connecting ASUS Essence One Series with your computer by the bundled USB
cable, you need to install the device driver that enables the Essence One Series to work
with Windows operating system.
• The driver is only needed when you connect ASUS Essence One Series
• The version and content of the support CD are subject to change without
To install the device driver:
Insert the ASUS Essence One Series support CD into your optical drive. If Autorun
is enabled, the ASUS Essence One Series driver screen appears automatically. Go to
step 4. If Autorun is not enabled in your computer, perform step 2.
Click My Computer on your desktop and double-click the optical drive icon.
Double-click the setup.exe icon located on the optical drive.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Read the END USER
LICENSE AGREEMENT in the process and make sure that you understand and
accept it before continuing the installation.
When the installation finishes, you may be prompted to restart your computer. You
can choose to restart the computer later if desired.
XP/7/8/8.1 (32/64 Bit) / MacOSX 10.6
4 1.4GHz or AMD Athlon 1400 CPU or faster CPU
ASUS Essence One Series