Scan code: LN51799 Manufacturer code: ICUSBAUDIO7D

StarTech 7.1 USB Audio Adaptor External Sound Card

StarTech.com 7.1 USB Audio Adapter External Sound Card with SPDIF Optical Digital Audio

Scan code: LN51799 Manufacturer code: ICUSBAUDIO7D
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Product Overview 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 both playback and recording.

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. Features • Full 7.1 audio outputs via 3.5mm mini-jacks
• Optical S/PDIF input (pass through) and output
• Dual microphone input
• Built-in volume control buttons
• Full-duplex recording and playback
• Supports 48/44.1 KHz sample rate for recording and playback
• High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 480 Mbps

OS Compatibility
Windows 2000/ XP(32/64-bit)/ Server 2003(32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista(32/64-bit)/ 7(32/64-bit)/ 8(32/64-bit)
Mac OS X (tested up to 10.8)
Linux

Connector(s)
Connector Type(s)USB B (4 pin) Female
External Ports3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position) Female
Toslink (SPDIF; Optical) Female
Environmental
Humidity20 to 80% NC RH
Operating Temperature0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)
Storage Temperature0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Hardware
Chipset IDC-Media - CM6206
Indicators
LED IndicatorsMicrophone Mute
Power/Activity
Package Contents
Included in PackageInstallation CD
Instruction Manual
USB Cable
USB to Audio Adapter
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight0.2 kg [0.5 lb]
Performance
Audio Specifications8 16-bit DAC Channels (7.1 Surround Sound)


Supports 44.1 and 48 KHz sampling rates for both playback and recording


3.5mm output connectors for Front, Surround, Rear, Centre/bass
Physical Characteristics
ColorSilver
Product Height25 mm [1 in]
Product Length100 mm [3.9 in]
Product Weight100 g [3.5 oz]
Product Width60 mm [2.4 in]
Software
OS CompatibilityWindows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000

Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2003 (32/64)
Special Notes / Requirements
NoteWindows® 8.1 OS:

The latest driver (v1.03) provides 2 channel digital audio output, and will not provide 5 channel digital audio output.
Specifications
Edition  
Max. Speaker Channel Configuration  
Interface USB 2.0
Audio Processor  
Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)  
Dynamic Range  
Signal-to-Noise Ratio  
Frequency Response  
Inputs/Outputs
  • 1 x 7.1 Audio I/O
  • 1 x S/PDIF Output
Analog Sample Rate  
Analog Resolution  
Digital Sample Rate  
Digital Resolution  
Headphone Amp No
Headphone Amp Rating N/A
Supported Headphone Impedance  
Remote Control No
Control Unit No
Breakout Box No
Included Accessories  
Compatible OS  
Dimensions  
Package Type Retail
Additional Information
Scan Code LN51799
Model Number ICUSBAUDIO7D
GTIN 5052217012487
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
1 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
SCAN
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Reviews
StarTech.com 7.1 USB Audio Adapter External Sound Card with SPDIF Optical Digital Audio is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Surprised It is a basic little box and software BUT for £25 it is well worth the money. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2014-07-11
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Questions & Answers

my sons pc doesnt have optical out for his astro a50s, will this allow him to use them?

the a50s are gen 1 headset with gen 2 halo transmitter
Asked by: sinky
Hi, We are unable to test this so we can't make a 100% guarantee but this should work. Kind regards,
Answered by: LukeW
Date published: 2019-05-01

Can this card be configured to have 8 microphone inputs?

I am looking to record surround sound live in the field
Asked by: Jamesiow
Hello, This unit only has 2 inputs by default. We cannot guarantee compatibility with any splitters or extensions to add further inputs to this device. Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2018-01-30

windows 10

is it compatible with windows 10
Asked by: hotukguy
Hello,, This supports Windows 10, 32 and 64-bit operating systems. Regards
Answered by: LizN
Date published: 2016-06-24
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StarTech 7.1 USB Audio Adaptor External Sound Card
StarTech 7.1 USB Audio Adaptor External Sound Card