ASUS Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 - Internal PCIe Digital output, 7.1 Sound card, External headphone jacks


Regular price $409.99

Asus Xonar Essence STX II 7.1

The Tradition of the audiophile sound philosophy maintain
The ASUS Essence STX is a long time of head-fi many satisfied users all over the world No. 1 in the field of sound cards have been elected. Four years after its introduction, it is still Attempts of ASUS, to develop steadily better high-end sound cards even the most demanding audiophile enthusiasts to inspire you. According to the long-term experience in the development of the ASUS Essence One, Essence STU and essence III, offers the ASUS Essence STX II is a sophisticated design, an unsurpassed performance, as well as a profound musicality - elements which make up the entire ASUS Essence Hi-fi series.

Legendary sound quality even better.
The ASUS Essence STX II offers with its industry-leading signal-to-noise ratio of 124 dB (SNR) which of the revolutionary and popular ASUS Essence STX sound card has been transferred, a up to 64 times better result than the conventional onboard audio hardware. The output via the headphone output reached a fantastic signal-to-noise ratio of 120 dB (SNR).

Extremely low-stroke tremble (jitter)
A highly precise clock for audiophile users is decisive. The integrated circuits react very sensitive to heat and temperature fluctuations, which is why the ASUS Essence STX II with a premium-TCXO pulse generator (Temperature-Compensated Crystal Oscillator). This particularly precise timing technology provides an extremely low-stroke tremble (jitter).

Clean and stable power supply
The ASUS Essence STX II uses a dedicated 4-pin molex connection instead of the current via the expansion slot, as do other sound cards. The result is a significantly a purer and trouble-free power supply. The power supply is also due to the Hi-Fi LDO regulator (Low Dropout) optimized, which never before in the field of sound cards were used. The audiophile users highly valued WIMA ® capacitors ensure for a balanced sound.

Celebrated MUSES operation amplifier
The profound musicality, which users of a product of the ASUS Essence series expect has its origins in the well-known and popular MUSES MUSES 8920 and 8820 operational amplifiers, a natural sound character and a spatial sound image.

7.1 channel surround sound - simply install and adjust
The ASUS Essence STX II 7.1 features an exclusive multi-channel Daughter Board, which is a 7.1-channel surround output with the signal-to-noise ratio of 120 dB. The Daughter Board can easily and comfortably in a neighboring slot of the ASUS Essence STX II 7.1 can be inserted without any great installation effort.

Each channel can be individually adjusted thanks to nine replaceable operational amplifier-audiophile users receive the option to perfect surround-sound for themselves and their environment.

Unique headphone amplification
The built-in headphone amplifier supports an impedance of up to 600 Ohm - audiophile users can thus your high-quality headphones and the extremely clear and pure sound quality of the ASUS Essence STX II experience.

Expand an option to set the headphone amplifier
The ASUS-developers have the essence STX II with an additional setting option, which was developed especially for sensitive IEM headphones and with the musicians and sound purist earphone can use the sound directly into the ear canal. Ambient noise is thus insulated and the listening experience is not disturbed.

Three interchangeable operational amplifier
The ASUS Essence STX II has the possibility of operational amplifiers, exchange, so that the user can try out different combinations of sounds and sound character.

Additional set with interchangeable operational amplifiers
The ASUS Essence STX II is also equipped with a refill set, consisting of three additional operational amplifiers - Two Texas Instruments LME 49720 s and a MUSES 8820 as well as a tool with which you can easily remove the operational amplifier blocks particularly.

Highlights & Details

  • 7.1-channel hi-fi sound card
  • Signal-to-noise ratio of 124 dB (SNR)
  • With first-class headphone amplifier
  • Premium-TCXO clock

    System Requirements

    • Windows® 10 , 32bit/64bit
    • Windows® 8.1 , 32bit/64bit
    • Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
    • Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
    • Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit