Impresario SBW-S1 PRO

    Impresario SBW-S1 PRO

    The World's First Blu-ray Writer with Built-in Sound Card

    • True 7.1-channel surround sound and virtual surround sound capability
    • Integrated 600 ohm headphone amplifier with two gain settings for optimized sound
    • 114dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) delivers clear, high-definition audio
    • Blu-ray 3D support, 2D to 3D DVD conversion, DVD upscaling
    • Advanced security features including password-protected disc encryption and encoded file names
    • Impresario SBW-S1 PRO can also be used as a standalone sound card or optical drive
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      Cinematic Visual & Audiophile Sound

      If you have ever tried to watch a Blu-ray movie on your PC or notebook only to be disappointed by poor audio and lackluster visuals, ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO is the perfect solution for you.

      ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO is the world's first Blu-ray writer with a built-in sound card that provides 7.1-channel audio output and functions as a 600 ohm headphone amplifier.

      True 7.1-Channel Audio 114 dB Signal-To-Noise Ratio
      600 ohm Headphone Amplifier Immerse Into The World Of 3D And HD
      Blu-ray BDXL Backups Up To 128 GB Disc Encryption With Double Data Security



      True 7.1-Channel Audio

      Regular notebooks only support 2-channel stereo sound, but ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO functions as an external sound card with true 7.1-channel output to bring incredibly immersive entertainment experiences to your PC in one easy step.

      Virtual Surround Sound

      A dedicated digital signal processor (DSP) enables ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO to deliver a full surround sound experience using only stereo speakers or headphones.

      600 ohm Headphone Amplifier

      ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO has a built-in 600 ohm headphone amplifier that reveals an incredible level of detail in music and movies, and enhances high and low frequencies for rich, dynamic sound that far surpasses audio from a notebook alone.

      114 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio

      Enjoy up to 16X clearer audio than average onboard audio solutions for a truly premium PC listening experience.


      Blu-ray Entertainment

      Play Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD titles as well as media files on Blu-ray or DVD.

      Blu-ray 3D + 7.1 Surround

      Enjoy truly immersive entertainment at home with Full HD and 3D Blu-ray video playback and true 7.1-channel surround sound.

      * PowerDVD software feature. Available on Windows only.

      2D to 3D Conversion

      Upgrade your DVD video experience with one-click 2D to 3D conversion and HD upscaling.

      * PowerDVD software feature. Available on Windows only.

      Mobile Devices Remote Control

      Download PowerDVD Remote FREE from Google Play or the App Store and control video playback with your smartphone or tablet.

      * PowerDVD software feature. Available on Windows only.

      Silent Playback

      Four specially designed dampers at the corners of the optical disc drive mount reduce vibration and noise by up to 8dB*. Even at maximum speed, the drive's noise level is only 36.3dB(A)* — approximately the same noise level as a library. ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO even lowers the speed of the drive when playing commercial music CDs or DVD/Blu-ray movies to further decrease noise.

      * ASUS internal test. Actual performance may vary as a result of environmental factors.


      Blu-ray BDXL Backups Up to 128 GB

      ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO includes a built-in 6X Blu-ray/DVD writer for fast and easy data backups. BDXL support lets you write huge amounts of data on a single Blu-ray Disc Recordable (BD-R) ─ up to 100 GB on BD-R TL and 128 GB on BD-R QL.

      Secure, 256-bit Disc Encryption

      Protect your data using the highest security standards with password-protected 256-bit disc encryption and encoded file names.

      * Power2Go software feature. Available on Windows only.

      Easy Setup, Instant Enjoyment

      ASUS Impresario SBW-S1 PRO

      - must be connected to a computer to provide its full functionality
      - works as a standalone sound card or optical drive