July 21, 2014
Asus Xonar U5 USB Soundcard and Headphone Amplifier for incredible gaming experiences
Asus Xonar U5 is a compact USB-powered sound card and headphone amplifier featuring true 5.1-channel surround sound, 192 kHz/24-bit high-definition audio, Perfect Voice technology, and dedicated microphone and output volume controls for incredible gaming, music and movie experiences. Asus Xonar U5 includes an integrated high-quality headphone amplifier to provide clear, dynamic and highly-detailed sound for rich and immersive audio experiences. When gaming, effects like the rumble of explosions and sound of footsteps are incredibly realistic and precisely-positioned in the game’s environment.
Sonic Studio is the next-generation sound utility from Asus that works with Xonar U5 to provide complete control over the PC audio experience. It features a beautiful, intuitive interface that groups a wide range of audio adjustment functions together logically, making Sonic Studio both powerful and easy to use. With its easy plug-and-play setup, Xonar U5 is an ideal solution for laptop gamers looking to experience true 5.1-channel surround sound, and for PC gamers who want an incredible audio performance without the hassle of having to open their PC’s case to install a sound card.
Asus Xonar U5 features a variety of design details to enhance the gaming experience and add to the user’s enjoyment. A dedicated microphone volume control makes it easy to perform instant adjustments in the middle of intense gaming action. The main volume control knob conveniently doubles as an output selector for quickly switching between speakers and headphones with a simple click. Asus Xonar U5 has a small footprint for flexible placement, yet packs serious performance into its compact USB-powered design. Unlike most small USB-powered audio devices whose performance is compromised by space and power restrictions, Xonar U5 overcomes these limitations.