Xonar Essence STX

    Model Number : N50 >
    • Audio Performance
      Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted):
      124dB for Front-out,117dB for Headphone-out (600ohms) dB
      Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio (A-Weighted):
      118 dB
      Output THD+N at 1kHz:
      0.0003% (-110dB) for Front-out, 0.001% (-100dB) for Headphone-out
      Input THD+N at 1kHz:
      0.0002% (-113dB) for Line-in
      Frequency Response (-3dB, 24-bit/192kHz input):
      <10Hz to 90KHz
      Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage
      2 Vrms (5.65 Vp-p)
    • Bus Compatibility
      PCI Express:
      -PCI Express Rev. specification compatible
      -Compatible with X1, X4, X8, X16 PCI Express slots
    • Main Chipset
      High Fidelity Headphone Amplifier:
      Texas Instruments 6120A2*1 (120dB SNR, 100dB THD+N @ Vcc±12V, RL=600Ω, f=1kHz) Audio Processor:
      ASUS AV100 High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 192KHz/24bit)
      24-bit D-A Converter of Digital Sources:
      Texas Instruments PCM1792A*1 for Front-Out (127dB SNR, Max. 192kHz/24bit)
      24-bit A-D Converter for Analog Inputs:
      Cirrus-Logic CS5381* 1 (120dB SNR, Max. 192kHz/24bit)
    • Sample Rate and Resolution
      Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution:
      44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit
      Analog Recording Sample Rate and Resolution:
      44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit
      S/PDIF Digital Output:
      44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit, Dolby Digital
      ASIO 2.0 Driver Support:
      Supports 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @16/24bit with very low latency
    • I/O Ports
      Analog Output Jack:
      RCA jack *2 (Front R / Front L), 6.30mm jack*1 (Headphone out)
      Analog Input Jack:
      6.30mm jack *1 (Shared by Line-In/Mic-In)
      Other line-level analog input (for CD-IN/TV Tuner):
      Aux-In (4-pin header on the card)
      Digital S/PDIF Output:
      High-bandwidth Coaxial/TOS-Link combo port supports 192KHz/24bit
      Front-Panel Header:
      Shared by Headphone out / 2 channels out /
      Microphone in
      S/PDIF Header: Connects to compatiable graphic cards for HDMI output
    • Driver Features
      Operation System:
      Windows Vista/XP(32/64bit)/MCE2005
      Dolby® Technologies:
      Dolby® Digital Live
      Dolby Digital Live encodes any audio signal on PC in real-time to Dolby Digital (AC3) 5.1 surround sounds to your home theater environment through one single S/PDIF connection

      Dolby® Headphone
      Dolby Headphone technology allows users to listen to music, watch movies, or play games with the dramatic 5.1-channel surround or realistic 3D spacious effects through any set of stereo headphones.

      Dolby® Virtual Speaker
      Dolby Virtual Speaker technology simulates a highly realistic 5.1-speaker surround sound listening environment from as few as two speakers.

      Dolby® Pro-Logic II
      Dolby Pro-Logic II is the well-known technology to process any native stereo or 5.1-channel audio into up to 6.1 channel output, creating a seamless, natural surround soundfield.
      Smart Volume Normalizer™:
      Smart Volume Normalizer™
      Normalizes the volume of all audio sources into a constant level and also enhances your 3D sound listening range and advantages in gaming
      Xear 3D™ Virtual Speaker Shifter:
      Virtual 7.1 speaker positioning
      Magic Voice™:
      Xonar Essence STX provides VocalFX, the latest vocal effect technologies for gaming and VoIP, including: -VoiceEX: produces vivid environmental reverberation for your voice in EAX games -ChatEX: emulates different background environment effects when you chat online -Magic Voice: changes your voice pitch to different types (Monster/Cartoon…) for disguising your real voice or just for fun in online chatting
      Karaoke Functions:
      Music Key-Shifting and Microphone Echo effects like professional Karaoke machine
      FlexBass™:
      Professional Bass Management/Enhancement system
      3D Sound Engines/APIs:
      Vista: DirectSound3D® GX 2.5, DirectSound® HW, DirectSound SW, A3D®1.0, OpenAL generic modes, 128 3D sounds processing capability

      XP: DirectSound2.5 SW, A3D®1.0, OpenAL generic modes, 128 3D sounds processing capability
    • Bundled Software Utility
    • Accessories
      1 x 3.5mm-to-RCA adaptor cable (8ch)
      1 x S/PDIF optical adaptors
    • Note