Discontinued

7.1 Channel PCI Digital Surround Sound Adapter Card - 24-bit

Add 7.1 channel audio to a desktop PC through a PCI slot

Product ID: PCISOUND7

0 stars (0 reviews) |
  • Support 48/44.1 KHz sampling rate for both playback and recording
  • 7.1 Surround Sound Audio out
  • Supports Full-Duplex operation; 8 outbound stream and 2 simultaneous input streams

This high quality 7.1 surround sound PCI sound card is the ideal audio solution for gaming and media based computers, supporting full-duplex operation with 8 outbound streams and 2 simultaneous input streams.

Offering everything you need to take your multimedia experience to the next level, the 7.1 surround sound card supports the latest Dolby Digital EX and DTS 7.1 Channel DVD soundtracks, digital coax out, and 96Khz/24bit analog audio playback.

The PCI sound card includes Windows WDM supported drivers, which save both time and installation hassle, allowing you to add high quality 7.1 channel surround sound audio in minutes.

This high quality 7.1 Surround Sound card is backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Provide additional audio inputs and outputs for multiple sources or destinations
  • Upgrade your audio experience to 7.1 Surround Sound
  • Provide digital audio output
  • Improve your audio input and output quality

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Compatible with the latest Dolby Digital EX and DTS ES 7.1 Channel DVD soundtracks this adapter supplies superior DVD audio playback
  • Connect you PC to your digital audio receiver for the best possible gaming and movie experience.
  • This adapter uses a VIA chipset with Windows WDM supported drivers, removing any concern about driver conflict and installation troubles

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro Netherlands 1602556
  • UPC 065030835268

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
Windows 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI (5V, 32-bit)
2 - Internal Ports MPC2 (4 pin, Audio)
1 - External Ports Digital Coax Audio (RCA)
6 - External Ports 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position)
Environmental Operating Temperature 20°C to 50°C (68°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Humidity 5 to 85% RH
Hardware Bus Type PCI (5 Volt)
Card Type Standard Profile
Chipset ID VIA/VLI - Tremor VT1723
Packaging Information Package Length 17,3 cm [6,8 in]
Package Width 30 mm [1,2 in]
Package Height 14,3 cm [5,6 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0,3 kg [0,8 lb]
Performance Audio Specifications Input and Output Connections:Line In, Microphone, Front Out, Rear Out, Surround Out, Sub/Center Out, and S/PDIF (Digital) out
Full Duplex Support Yes
Physical Characteristics Product Length 80 mm [3,1 in]
Product Width 18 mm [0,7 in]
Product Height 12 cm [4,7 in]
Weight of Product 59 g [2,1 oz]
Software OS Compatibility Windows 2000/ XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 7.1 Surround Sound PCI Card
Driver CD
Instruction Manual

Accessories

Discontinued
Your price
€1,99 EUR excl. BTW
€2,41 EUR incl. BTW
MU1MFRCA

6 ft Stereo Audio Cable - 3.5mm Male to 2x RCA Female

Connect your Computer or Audio Player to an RCA Audio Device with standard RCA cables

Your price
€4,99 EUR excl. BTW
€6,04 EUR incl. BTW
MU6MMRCA

6 ft Stereo Audio Cable - 3.5mm Male to 2x RCA Male

Connect your computer or audio player to an RCA audio device

Your price
€4,99 EUR excl. BTW
€6,04 EUR incl. BTW
MUMFRCA

6in Stereo Audio Cable - 3.5mm Male to 2x RCA Female

Connect your computer or audio device (iPod®, MP3 Player, etc.) to a stereo with standard RCA cables

Your price
€2,99 EUR excl. BTW
€3,62 EUR incl. BTW
Your price
€3,99 EUR excl. BTW
€4,83 EUR incl. BTW
MU12MF

12 ft PC Speaker Extension Audio Cable

Extend the distance between your PC and speakers by up to 12ft

Your price
€3,99 EUR excl. BTW
€4,83 EUR incl. BTW
MU6MF

6 ft 3.5mm Stereo Extension Audio Cable - M/F

Extend the connection distance between your computer and speakers by up to 6-feet

Your price
€3,99 EUR excl. BTW
€4,83 EUR incl. BTW

Drivers/Downloads

Talk to an Advisor

We are always ready to assist you with any questions you may have.

Live Chat (opens in new window)

Driver(s):

Manual(s):

Datasheet

Product Support

Talk to an Advisor

We are always ready to assist you with any questions you may have.

Live Chat (opens in new window)

Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

Before you install the device, make sure that your operating system is current (for example, the most recent service pack is installed).

  1. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.com website at http://www.startech.com/Support. The part number and product ID are on the product packaging.

Note: Windows usually saves the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Users\your_name\Downloads).

  1. After the download is complete, right-click the zip folder that you downloaded, click Extract All, and complete the instructions.
  2. In the list of extracted files, right-click the Setup.exe file and click Run as Administrator.

Note: If the Run as Administrator option is not available, you might be trying to run the installer from within the zipped file. Complete the instructions in step 2 to extract the files.

  1. Complete the instructions to install the device drivers, and restart your computer when prompted to.

Your computer automatically finishes installing the driver and your device should be ready to use.

Before you install the device, make sure that your operating system is current (for example, the most recent service pack is installed).

  1. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.com website at www.startech.com/Downloads. The part number and product ID are on the product packaging.

Note: Windows usually saves the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Documents and Settings\your_name\My Documents\Downloads).

  1. After the download is complete, right-click the zip folder that you downloaded, click Extract All, and complete the instructions.
  2. In the list of extracted files, double-click the Setup.exe file.
  3. Complete the instructions to install the device drivers, and restart your computer when prompted to.

Your computer automatically finishes installing the driver and your device should be ready to use.

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a sound card, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Stereo audio cables

  • Speakers or headsets

  • Sound card

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the stereo audio cables, speakers or headsets, and sound card in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

  • Use a different set of stereo audio cables, speakers or headphones, and sound card in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test each cable individually.

  • Use short cables when you are testing.

When you test the speakers or headsets and sound card, it is recommended that you do the following:

To check the default playback device on a computer that is running a version of Windows XP, do the following:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Sound and Audio Devices.
  4. Click the Audio tab.
  5. In the Default device drop-down menu, click the sound card.

To check the default playback device on a computer that is running a version of Windows Vista or Windows 7, do the following:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Hardware and Sound.
  4. Click Sound.
  5. On the Playback tab, right-click the sound card and click Set as Default Device.

To check the default playback device on a computer that is running a version of Windows 8, do the following:

  1. Press the Windows key + X.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Hardware and Sound.
  4. Click Sound.
  5. Click the Audio tab.
  6. On the Playback tab, right-click the sound card and click Set as Default Device.

How To

To confirm that Windows detects your expansion card, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter.
  2. In Device Manager, under the appropriate heading, confirm that your expansion card is listed and that there isn't an exclamation mark next to it.  For example, a USB controller card would be under Universal Serial Bus controllers.

Your expansion card is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your expansion card, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

Compliance and safety

Compliance letters

Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Customer Reviews

(0 reviews)
0 out of 5 stars
  • 5 (0)
  • 4 (0)
  • 3 (0)
  • 2 (0)
  • 1 (0)
Tell us what you think of this product.
Need a little help getting started?

Check out our review guidelines.

Wait...
Back to top