StarTech 7.1 USB Audio Adapter External Sound Card

This versatile External USB Sound Card/Audio Adapter offers a high quality solution for upgrading desktop or laptop sound.

Providing a robust USB audio experience, the USB sound card connects to a host computer through a single USB 2.0 connection, to deliver impressive external audio capability that can instantly be swapped between systems, without having to open the computer case for installation.

Supporting analog and digital audio for 2 to 7.1 channel audio applications, the external USB sound card provides a cost-saving upgrade from built-in/on-board sound that turns desktop/laptop sound into a home theater-ready audio solution.

The external USB sound card features easy-to-use volume control and two external microphone inputs - a convenient solution for any audio application requiring high quality sound with multi-input capability with support for 44.1 KHz and 48 KHz sampling rates for analog playback and recording or 48 KHz for SPDIF.

A more than suitable solution for home theater, gaming or multi-media presentations, the External USB Sound Card is easy to install with plug and play support in Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems.

Designed to deliver a long-lasting and dependable sound solution, the External USB Sound Card/Audio Adapter is backed by our 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Note: The audio adapter?s SPDIF optical pass-through port supports two-channel audio, this port does not support 5.1 or 7.1 audio.

Connector(s) Connector Type(s) USB B (4 pin) Female External Ports 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position) Female Toslink (SPDIF, Optical) Female Environmental Humidity 20 to 80% NC RH Operating Temperature 0?C to 55?C (32?F to 131?F) Storage Temperature 0?C to 70?C (32?F to 158?F) Hardware Chipset ID C-Media - CM6206 Indicators LED Indicators Microphone Mute Power/Activity Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 kg [0.5 lb] Performance Audio Specifications 8 16-bit DAC Channels (7.1 Surround Sound)

Supports 44.1 and 48 KHz sampling rates for analog playback and recording or 48 KHz for SPDIF

3.5mm output connectors for Front, Surround, Rear, Centre/bass Physical Characteristics Color Silver Product Height 25 mm [1 in] Product Length 100 mm [3.9 in] Product Weight 100 g [3.5 oz] Product Width 60 mm [2.4 in] Software OS Compatibility Windows? 10 (32/64), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000
Windows Server? 2008 R2, 2003 (32/64)
Special Notes / Requirements Note The audio adapter?s SPDIF optical pass-through port supports two-channel audio, this port does not support 5.1 or 7.1 audio. What's in the Box Included in Package Installation CD Instruction Manual USB Cable USB to Audio Adapter