Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 Brings Digital Sound to a New Level:
Creative Presents Hi-Res USB Sound Card with Built-in DAC and Headphone Amp
Creative Technology Ltd announces the brand new Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 – a portable high-resolution USB sound card that features a digital-analogue converter (DAC) and a headphone amplifier for PC and Mac®. The Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 offers tech and gaming enthusiasts a convenient thumb-sized audio solution yet powerful enough to drive a wide range of headphones for an immersive audio experience.
The compact plug-and-play audio power pack offers the easiest way to enjoy hi-res 24-bit 96kHz audio – users can simply connect the Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 sound card to a PC or Mac and amplify any gaming headset, studio-grade headphones or favourite stereo speakers to instantly boost their audio experience. Combined with the Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 Control Panel software which is available for Windows® and Mac OSX®, this portable USB sound card offers numerous configuration options and immersive audio effects that enhance and personalize one’s enjoyment of music, movies, games and even recording for podcasts or in-game communication. Apart from that, the Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 also boasts fuss-free convenience: its small and light form factor provides powerful audio on-the-go, and thanks to its single or split stereo/mic connectors, the days of Y-splitter cables are long over.
Key Features of Sound Blaster PLAY! 3:
- 24-bit 96kHz high-resolution USB DAC playback
- Improved listening experience with headphone amp
- Easy connection of headsets via single or split stereo/mic connector
- Customizable Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 Control Panel software
- Instant audio quality upgrade for headset or stereo speakers
- Interface: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio (DAC): 93dB
- Sampling Rate (Playback):
- 16-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0kHz
- 24-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 96.0kHz
- Sampling Rate (Mic-in): 16/24-bit / 44.1, 48.0kHz
- Headphone Amp: Supports headphones up to 300 Ω
- One 3.5 mm (1/8-inch) 4-pole Headphone/Headset jack
- One 3.5 mm (1/8-inch) Microphone jack (Mono)
- Power: USB bus powered
- Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 138 x 22.0 x 9.4 mm
- Product Weight: 13 g
Pricing and Availability
The Sound Blaster PLAY! 3 is priced at GBP 19.99 (RRP) and is available now at Creative.com.