|Price incl. VAT||£258.11|
|Price excl. VAT||£215.09|
|Extended warranty + 1 year £25.81 Extended warranty + 1 year||
|Return products within two months £12.90 Possibility to return products within two months||
7.1 channel sound card in Hi-Fi quality sound with a net value of 124 db SNR is designed for the most demanding users who demand high-quality sound reproduction and settle for the ordinary sound card or an integrated audio chip. Sound card ASUS Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 connect to the motherboard using modern PCI Express interface.
Model STX II builds on the excellence of popular sound cards Xonar Essence ST / STX. Uses the AV100 audio chip and offers first-class design, performance and sound. Signal to noise ratio (SNR) 124 db is 64 times more than typical integrated audio solutions and equally impressive signal to noise ratio reaches 120 db headphone output. The ultra-low volatility are committed to first-class crystal oscillator with temperature compensation (TCXO). The power used separate 4-pin Molex connector and audio without compromising care Hi-Fi LDO regulators and WIMA capacitors.
The card boasts of high-end headphone amplifier that supports impedance of 600 ohms with a separate volume control for the headphone IEM. The card Essence STX II is a set of three other operational amplifiers for true tones and spatial administration, including tools for their installation. There is also support for Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Virtual Speaker and Dolby Pro-Logic II. Dolby Digital Live provides surround sound with Dolby Digital 5.1 channel Dolby Headphone delivers surround sound through headphones, Dolby Virtual Speaker regulates the two-channel and stereo content into 5.1 channel virtual surround sound and Dolby Pro Logic II changes high-quality stereo sound for rich and realistic 5.1 surround sound.
Signal / noise ratio at the output (A-Weighted) (Front Output): 124 db
Signal / noise ratio at the output (A-Weighted) (Headphone Out): 120 db
Signal / noise ratio at the input (A-Weighted): 118 db
OTHD + N output at 1 kHz (Front Output):> 0.0003% (- 110 db)
THD + N output at 1 kHz (Headphone Out):> 0.001% (- 100 db)
Frequency Response (-3 db, 16 bits / 44.1Kvstup): 10 Hz to 90 kHz
The highest output voltage / input: Vrms (Vp-p)
ASUS AV100 High-Definition (max. 192 kHz / 24-bit)
D / A Converter: TI Bur-Brown PCM1792A
Sampling and resolution:
Analog playback: 44.1 / 48/96/192 kHz - 16 / 24bit
Analog recording: 44.1 / 48/96/192 kHz - 16 / 24bit
S / PDIF digital output: 44.1 / 48/96/192 kHz - 16/24-bit, Dolby Digital
ASIO 2.0: Support for 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 / 176.4 / 192 kHz - 16 / 24bit with very low latency
Inputs and outputs:
1 x Audio Analog Output front R / L (RCA)
1 × analog audio input 6.3 mm jack (Line-in / Mic-in)
1 x headphones (6.3 mm jack)
1 x Digital coaxial S / PDIF (Toslink combo) support 192kHz / 24bit
Other connectors on the card
PCI Express (compatible with the X1, X4, X8, X16 PCI Express slots)
Dolby Digital Live
Dolby Virtual Speaker
Dolby Pro-Logic II
Supported operating systems:
Windows 8.1, 8, 7, XP (32/64 bit)
1 x Op-amp swap kit (special tool for easy removal of microchips operational amplifier, operational amplifiers 2 × Texas Instruments LME49720, 1 × MUSES 8820)
1 x Adapter cable from 3.5mm to RCA (8-channel)
1 x S / PDIF adapter
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