Creative launches Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB sound card


Creative Technology Ltd recently introduced the Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1, its latest high-performance external sound card. Aside from providing cinematic quality audio playback via the Soundblaster SBX Pro Studio suite, it also features a dual array microphone with CrystalVoice Technology that delivers high voice recording clarity for exceptional communication and content creation.

The Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 connects to laptops, PCs or Macs through a simple USB cable, offering an effortless installation process. It comes with the Sound Blaster Omni Control Panel software suite for advanced audio processing. SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice technologies enhance virtual surround spaciousness for cinema-like audio quality. A built-in dual microphone array offers clear audio pickup, ideal for recording, video conferencing, multiplayer games, and online chats. The Scout Mode gives a distinct video gaming advantage by allowing players to hear from long distances during combats.

Mac Aw, World Wide Marketing Director, Creative Technology, said, “Our new Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 offers our customers an immersive cinematic audio experience. A simple USB connection will transform a PC or a Mac into a full-fledged 5.1 entertainment system. Like all our products, this sound card is packed with the latest features including excellent recording capabilities, 600 ohm headphone amplifier, and audio and voice enhancement technology.”

The Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 is slated for availability in the UAE from December 2013 onwards with the suggested retail price of AED 389.