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7.1 Channel Sound Card - PCI Express, 24-bit, 192KHz

Add digital optical surround sound to your computer through PCIe

Product ID: PEXSOUND7CH

  • Superb audio quality, with high-resolution 7.1 surround sound
  • Supports digital optical or analog audio devices through SPDIF or 3.5mm jacks
  • All ports fit in standard or small form-factor computers (low-profile brackets included), using the main card plus header bracket
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  • Supports HD audio, with up to 24-bit and 192KHz playback and recording
  • Stereo microphone, line, and SPDIF inputs
  • ~92dB SNR (signal-to-noise ratio) at front output
  • Three internal auxiliary inputs (2x CD/DVD-IN and 1x Intel HD front panel audio)
  • Supports ASIO and WASAPI
68,99 € EUR exc VAT
82,10 € EUR inc VAT

Overview

With this 7.1-channel PCIe sound card, you can create a high-quality home theatre sound system. It offers SPDIF input and output ports which deliver crystal-clear digital optical audio, for the ultimate listening experience.

Versatile performance

The versatile sound card can be used with a variety of audio devices. And with SPDIF digital optical or 3.5mm analog output, you don’t need to worry about the connection types on your devices. You can output digital audio to your optical receiver or DAC, or analog audio to your sound system.

With up to 24-bit and 192KHz playback and recording, this 7.1 surround sound adapter card delivers high-definition audio for superb sound quality.

Simple installation

Unlike typical sound cards, this card is designed to fit in low-profile computers, making it ideal for home theatre personal computers (HTPC). It spans the multiple ports across a main card plus an innovative separate header bracket. The card is configured with standard profile brackets and includes low-profile (half-height) brackets.

The 7.1 channel surround sound card is easy to install. It’s perfect for anyone looking for a simple solution to upgrade their listening experience, such as music enthusiasts or mixing professionals.

Multiple input options

For added scalability, you can quickly connect a microphone or other recording devices to your computer through two 3.5mm stereo or SPDIF digital audio input jacks.

The PEXSOUND7CH is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Build an inexpensive home theater PC or turn your existing desktop into a media center

Provide additional inputs and outputs for multiple audio sources or destinations

Upgrade stereo-only onboard audio in your computer

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID C-Media - CM8828
Performance
Audio Specifications 24-bit / 192KHz playback and recording

SNR: Approx 92dB (A-weighting) at front output

Connections:
- Analog left / right line input
- Analog left / right microphone input
- S/PDIF digital optical input
- S/PDIF digital optical output
- 2x 10-pin header
- 9-pin header
- 2x analog CD-input header
- Front left / right analog output
- Side surround left / right analog output
- Center / subwoofer analog output
- Rear surround left / right analog output
Full Duplex Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports 2 - Toslink (SPDIF, Optical) Female
6 - 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position) Female
Internal Ports 2 - MPC2 (4 pin, Audio) Male
2 - IDC (10 pin, Motherboard Header) Male
1 - IDC (9 pin, USB 2.0, Motherboard Header) Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 10 (32/64), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64)
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements PCI Express enabled computer with an available PCI Express x1 slot or higher (x4, x8, x16)
Additional slot on your computer case if installing and using the header bracket
Environmental
Humidity 10~90% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -10C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Length 109 mm [4.3 in]
Product Weight 99 g [3.5 oz]
Product Width 18 mm [0.7 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 190 g [6.7 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 7.1 Channel PCI Express Sound Card with Header Bracket & 10-pin Cable
2 - Low-Profile Brackets
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® 10 (32/64), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64)

Certifications

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