Windows installation

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The following procedure installs the Orpheus ASIO and WDM drivers, and the Orpheus Control Panel applet, on your Windows PC.  You must have Windows XP, Vista (32-bit) or later, and a spare FireWire 400 (IEEE1394A) port.


Connect your Orpheus to the mains supply with the power-cord provided.  DO NOT connect it to the PC yet.


Insert the installation disc into a DVD-ROM drive on your PC.


If the PC is set to 'Autoplay' , installation will begin automatically, otherwise double-click on the "setup.exe" icon in the root folder of the disc.


A welcome screen warns you to shut down other applications prior to installation.  Do so and click 'Next':




You will be asked to agree to the Orpheus EULA - if you agree, click 'Yes':




Choose the installation folder location by clicking 'Browse', if required, or else use the default (recommended); click 'Next':




Installation will then proceed:




Orpheus' drivers are have not been submitted for Windows Logo testing, and so warnings of this will be issued during installation.  Select 'Continue anyway' when these occur:




During installation, you will be prompted to connect the Orpheus to the FireWire port of the PC.  Do so, then click 'Next':



The Orpheus device's ports should now be visible to Windows and any applications as both ASIO and WDM audio ports, and a bidirectional MIDI port.  Note that only the first two ADAT ports (if enabled by the Orpheus Control Panel applet) are visible in the WDM case.


Remember to register your Orpheus at