Creative Sound BlasterX G5 7.1HD Audio Portable Sound Card w. Headphone Amplifier

7.1 HD Audio Portable Sound Card with Headphone Amplifier.

The pocket-sized Sound BlasterX G5 delivers massively superior gaming audio performance in a compellingly tiny form-factor.

This virtual 7.1 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB Digital Audio Converter (DAC) and headphone amplifier delivers for the ultimate headphone gaming audio experience - whether it is for your PC or for your gaming console.

Features

Native 7.1 Surround Sound Support

The portable G5 supports virtual 7.1 channel audio input signals for realistic virtualization via BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro, to deliver gaming effects and audio cues with near-perfect accuracy and positioning via your headphones!

Immersive 3D PC Gaming Audio

The G5 is a high performance external sound card with built-in SB-Axx1 multi-core chipset for hardware accelerated audio. Even a basic motherboard stereo gets transformed into 3D virtual surround sound on your headset.

The G5 also supports multi-channel content, and 7.1 audio mixing for ultra-realistic surround sound into your headphones.

Best-in-class Console Gaming Audio

Built with precision audiophile components, the G5 delivers a best-in-class stereo experience for gaming consoles1with high-resolution of 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB DAC hardware driven audio playback that enables you to experience your gaming audio soundtrack in amazing detail. You'll be able to detect in real time where your enemy exactly is and get the winning edge every single time!

BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro

Optimised for your gameplay and engineered to impress you with extraordinary sound, the G5 represents our true innovation in sound, beyond the realm of physical limitations through audio enhancements.

Available for Windows, the fully customisable BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro gives you unprecedented control over your listening experience with audio realism and immersive audio effects that intelligently minimises distractions and enhances gameplay. From the whizz of bullets near your head to the terrifying roar of a troll, every detail of your game comes alive with our professionally tweaked audio enhancements!

Audiophile-grade Headphone Amplifier

The G5 is not just a 24-bit/192kHz, 120dB USB DAC. With a Texas Instruments TPA6120A2 headphone amplifier with a low output impedance of 2.2, the G5 is capable of driving headphones of up to 600 impedance as well as sensitive in-ear monitors in the market today.

This pocket-sized external gaming sound card also supports high-resolution audio playback of up to 24-bit/192kHz, thanks to its Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC, which has a Signal-to-Noise Ratio of 120dB.

Built-in SB-Axx1 Audio Processor

Dedicated SBX Profile selection button and Scout Mode buttons on the G5 work with the built-in SB-Axx1 multi-core processor for instant hardware accelerated audio enhancements. Get the right setting and save time with storing up to three audio profiles on the G5. All it takes is a button, along with toggle controls to switch between the profiles to suit the nature of your gameplay.

Backlit Volume Control with Illuminated Volume Indicator

The G5 is a perfect example of the fusion of form and functionality. With a volume knob that's sized for easy accessibility during gameplay, there's a crimson red backlight that provides visual aid in low-lighting conditions. And, you're ready to take on your game!

CONNECTIVITY

The G5 further expands the inputs and outputs found in today's onboard audio solutions, with the inclusion of options such as line-in and optical connections. The USB-Device port at the back of Sound BlasterX G5 offers another USB port that supplies the maximum output of 100mA, so you can plug in your gaming mouse or keyboard easily.

The G5 support headsets with 4-pole connection, in addition to the dedicated mic jack.

DIMENSIONS

1 Connects to PlayStation 4 via USB and Xbox One via Optical-in. Comms are not supported on Xbox One.

Specifications

Audio Technology

SB-Axx1

Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)

120dB (DAC)

Connectivity Options (Main)

microUSB

Line / Optical In: 1 x 3.5mm jack

Line / Optical Out : 1 x 3.5mm jack

4-pole Headphone-out with Mic: 1 x 3.5mm jack

Dedicated Mic In : 1 x 3.5mm jack

Max Channel Output

Stereo

Audio Technologies

CrystalVoice, Scout Mode

Supported Operating Systems

Mac OS X v10.8 and above, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows

Intel Core2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)

Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard

Microsoft Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista 32/64 bit SP1 or higher

1GB RAM

>600MB of free hard disk space

Available USB 2.0/3.0 port (High Speed recommended with driver)

Macintosh

Macintosh running Mac OS X 10. 8 or higher

1GB RAM

>600MB of free hard disk space

Available USB 2.0/3.0 port

BlasterX Acoustic Engine Pro Software for Windows

Intel Core2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended)

Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard

Microsoft Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista 32/64 bit SP1 or higher

1GB RAM

>600MB of free hard disk space

 

PACKAGE CONTENTS

Sound BlasterX G5

Quick Start Leaflet

Warranty Leaflet

Micro USB Cable

Mini TOSLINK cable

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

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