Setup Guide

Modes

You may choose between Single and Dual PC Setup.

Single PC (Easiest)

Image analysis on your local PC (where Lime runs) with your target app side-by-side, the Lime device controls your local PC.
We recommend at least 8GB of RAM (Dual-Channel), Intel i7/AMD Ryzen 7 or higher, NVIDIA 1050/AMD RX Vega or higher.
An NVIDIA graphics card is always prefered for optimal AI performance (CUDA Support). AMD GPUs work too.
No special setup is needed. No capture card needed.

Dual PC (Recommended)

This setup does image analysis on your second PC with a capture card and sets the proper peripheral input using the Lime Device on your target PC.

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⬅️ Left PC is your target system/gaming PC (where your game runs)
➡️ Right PC is your dedicated second PC for image analysis (where Lime runs)

In between is our device that gets signals from your dedicated second PC (e.g. mouse coordinates from the AI), and sets them on your target PC.

Dual PC Checklist

  • Second PC (e.g. your old PC with NVIDIA 1050+)
  • Low latency captured card (e.g. AverMedia GC573/Elgato 4K PRO)
  • (Optional) HDMI Spoofer (e.g. Dr HDMI 4k) - You can hide your capture card with it

Please check your capture card requirements fully on its proprietary website before Lime usage.
You do not need a second monitor for the second PC, if you already own a KVM monitor or USB switch, you can just swap signals.

Capture Card Recommendation

Our recommendation: AVerMedia Live Gamer 4k (GC573)
Ultra-Low latency at 36ms, which is perfect for usage with Lime.

AverMedia GC573 Requirements (for your second PC)

Operating system: Windows® 10 x64 or later
For 4K60 HDR or 1080p240 (4K60 HDR pass-through supported)

- Intel Core™ i5-6XXX / AMD Ryzen™ 3 XXX or above
- NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060 / AMD RX 5700 or above
- 8 GB RAM (*Dual-channel)
*You have to set your memory on dual channel mode in your computer system.

For 1080p60 (4K60 HDR pass-through supported)

- Intel Core™ i5-3330 or above (i7-3770 recommended)
- NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 650 / AMD Radeon™ R7 250X or above
- 4 GB RAM

Notes:
1. Some PCIe x4 Gen 2 slots may share bandwidth with graphics card, please consult your motherboard’s user manual.
2. For 4K, HDR or High frame rate recording only NVIDIA graphics card are supported.

Source: https://www.avermedia.com/de/product-detail/GC573

GC573 Setup

1. Install GC573 in the proper PCIe slot & Download and install ReCentral

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For specific setup questions, please refer to the in-app tutorial or on-site support.