IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • CAS-1
  • CMT-SX7
  • MAP-S1
  • NW-A45
  • NW-A45HN
  • NW-ZX300
  • PHA-1A
  • PHA-2
  • PHA-3
  • RSX-GS9
  • SRS-HG1
  • SRS-X88
  • SRS-X9
  • SRS-X99
  • SRS-ZR7
  • TA-ZH1ES
  • UDA-1

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the Hi-Res Audio Player for PC software version 1.2.5 to add support for additional models. The Hi-Res Audio Player is a music playback application used to enjoy the playback of high-quality sound and includes the following features:

  • Play high-res sound with a simple operation: Connect your computer to the USB DAC device and with just a simple setting you can play your hi-res audio files, such as Direct-Stream Digital (DSD) files from a music distribution site.
  • Playlist function: Create, save, and edit a playlist, and play your favorite tunes in any order.
  • Play sets of high-quality sound and more: Stable playback of high-quality music files on your computer with low CPU usage.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows Vista® 64-bit
  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 10 64-bit
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 8.1 64-bit

File Info

File Name

  • Hi-ResAudioPlayer_1.2.5.exe

File Version

  • 1.2.5

File Size

  • 5.95 MB

Release Date

  • 10-11-2016

Before You Start

Before You Start

  • Follow the installation instructions carefully.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • This software requires a computer meeting the following system requirements:
    • Operating System: Windows Vista® (Service Pack 2) or later
    • CPU: Intel® Core 2 Processor 1.6 GHz or higher
    • Memory (RAM): 1 GB or more
    • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher
    • Note: This software is not guaranteed to work for all computers even if they meet the above system requirements. Furthermore, the following systems are not supported:
      • Personally constructed computers or operating systems
      • Upgraded operating systems
      • Multi-boot environments
      • Multi-monitor environments
    • This software is for Microsoft® Windows® systems only. For Apple® Macintosh® systems, please use the Hi-Res Audio Player for Mac software.
    • To use this software with the Portable Headphone Amplifier (PHA-1A) you will also need to install the Portable Headphone Amplifier Driver.
    • To use this software with the USB DAC Amplifier (UDA-1) you will also need to install the UDA-1 USB DAC Amplifier Driver.
    • To use this software with the MAP-S1,CAS-1, SRS-X9/SRS-X88/X99, SRS-HG1 (h.ear go), CMT-SX7/SX7B, or RSX-GS9 models you will also need to install the USB Audio Driver.
  • Contact our Support team if you need assistance with the installation.

Download & Install

Installation Instructions

  1. Download the Hi-ResAudioPlayer_1.2.5.exe file to a temporary or download directory, and make note of this directory for reference.
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Hi-ResAudioPlayer_1.2.5.exe file.
    Note: If the User Account Control screen appears, click Yes or Continue.
  3. At the Hi-Res Audio Player - InstallShield Wizard screen, select the language for the installation, and then click OK.
    Select Language
  4. At the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Hi-Res Audio Player screen, click Next.
  5. At the License Agreement dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, select I accept the terms of the license agreement, and then click Next to continue.
    License Agreement
  6. At the Ready to Install the Program screen, click Install.
  7. The Installing Hi-Res Audio Player screen displays the installation progress.
  8. At the InstallShield Wizard Complete screen, click Finish.

The Hi-Res Audio Player software installation is complete.