Asus Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 Review

The technical data …

Manufacturer Asus
Description Xonar Essence STX II 7.1
Dimensions 168 x 107 mm (WxD)
Weight 699 gram
Chipset ASUS AV100 High-Definition Sound Processor (Max. 192KHz/24bit)
Interface PCIe
Input 1x Front-Panel-Header (Pins)
1x Line-In/Mic (6.3 mm jack)
1x Molex 4 Pin power supply
Output 1x Cinch FrontR
1x Cinch FrontL
1x Cinch SideR
1x Cinch SideL
1x Cinch Center
1x Cinch Woofer
1x Cinch RearR
1x Cinch RearL
1x 7.1 card connection (Pins)
1x Speaker/Headset (6.3 mm jack)
1x Cinch (S/PDIF-Toslink Combo jack)
Various Signal to noise ratio 124dB
Headset supports up to 600 Ohm
Hi-Fi LDO-regulator (Low-Dropout)
changeables MUSES 8920- und MUSES 8820-op amps
DAC TI Bur-Brown PCM1792A
Dolby Technologies: Dolby Digital Live/Dolby headset / Dolby Virtual Speaker / Dolby Pro-Logic II
PCM 44.1 KHz to PCM 192 KHz


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