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Asus Xonar DS

PCI Interface, DTS Connect, DTS Neo:PC, DirectSound3D, EAX 2.0, DirectSound HW, DirectSound SW, A3D1.0, OpenAL- OEM

Asus Xonar DS
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Order Code: ASU-XONDS

Manf.Code: 90-YAA0F0-0UBN0BZ

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Asus Xonar DS overview

Product Features

  • Bring the Hi-Fi spirit to your Music, Movie and Games
  • 192k/24bit true PC Hi-Fi audio presentation
  • Immerse yourself in 3D gaming sound with GX2.5 audio engine
  • Enjoy lively home theater audio through DTS Connect technology

    Product Overview

    Immersive Gaming Audio
    Feel enemies crawling behind you and hear voices echo in dungeons with Xonar's immersive GX2.5 audio engine. Enable latest EAX gaming audio, and restores surround gaming in Windows Vista without additional software.

    192k/24bit True PC Hi-Fi Enjoyment
    Xonar DS's 192kHz/24bit playback support let you enjoy all music files converted at highest quality without any sample rate downgrade.

    Bring the Hi-Fi Theater to your desktop
    Consisting of DTS Neo: PC and DTS Interactive technologies, DTS Connect brings the world's most welcomed Hi-Fi surround sound to your PC and turns it into a powerful multi-media center and game console.

    Surrounded all the time - DTS Neo: PC
    Converts any stereo signals into 7.1 channel – get the most out of your multi-channel speaker setup!

    World's most welcomed surround audio at your service - DTS Interactive
    Turns every audio into sensational 7.1 DTS Digital surround via S/PDIF output – feed your AV receiver the best surround sound available!!

    Tune up your own sound with ease – Swappable OPamp socket
    The design once only seen on hi-end audio equipment is now presented in Xonar DS. Swappable OPamp socket allows you to customize your sound solderlessly and create your favorite listening experience with ease.

    Best Flexibility and Connectivity
    Intel HDA compatible front-panel header automatically switches output from back-panel to front once plugged in.
  • Audio Performance
    Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio Up to 107 dB
    Input Signal-to-Noise Ratio 100 dB
    Output THD+N at 1kHz Up to 0.0017% (-95dB)
    Input THD+N at 1kHz Up to 0.0017% (-95dB)
    Frequency Response <10Hz to 48KHz
    Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage 1 Vrms (3Vp-p)
    Sample Rate Conversion Quality Almost lossless, high-fidelity floating-point filters

    Main Chipset
    Audio Processor ASUS AV200 High-Performance Sound Processor
    24-bit D-A Converter of Digital Sources Wolfson WM8776*1
    24-bit A-D Converter for Analog Inputs Wolfson WM8776*1

    Sample Rate and Resolution
    Playback Sample Rate 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit
    Recording Sample Rate 44.1K/48K/96K/ @ 16/24bit
    S/PDIF Digital Output 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @ 16/24bit, Dolby Digital, DTS, WMA-Pro
    ASIO 2.0 Driver Support Supports 44.1K/48K/96K/192KHz @16/24bit

    I/O Ports
    Analog Output Jack 3.50mm mini jack *4 (Front/Side/Center-Subwoofer/Back)
    Analog Input Jack 3.50mm mini jack *1 (Shared by Line-In/Mic-In)
    Other line-level analog input Aux-In (4-pin header on the card)
    Digital S/PDIF Output High-bandwidth TOS-Link optical transmitter
    S/PDIF Header Connecting to supported VGA cards with HDMI output
    Front Panel Header Intel HDA front-panel compatible
    Supports HP jack-detection

    Driver Features
    Operation System Windows 7/Vista/XP(32/64bit)/MCE2005
    DTS Technologies DTS Connect
    DTS Interactive
    DTS Neo PC
    Smart Volume Normalizer Normalizes the volume of all audio sources into a constant level
    Xear 3D Virtual Speaker Shifter Adjustable virtual 7.1-speaker positioning
    Karaoke Functions Music Pitch-Shifting
    Vocal Cancellation
    Microphone Echo effects
    FlexBass Professional Bass Management system
    Other Effects 10-band Equalier/27 Environment Effects
    3D Sound Engines/APIs DirectSound3D GX 2.5
    EAX 2.0&1.0
    DirectSound® HW
    DirectSound SW
    A3D 1.0
    OpenAL generic modes
    128 3D sounds processing capability
    VocalFX VoiceEX
    Magic Voice

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