The USB SoundWave 7.1 Pro from SIIG is a high-quality USB sound card for Windows PCs. The card supports 7.1 surround sound via the included S/PDIF optical adapter. It also supports standard stereo output via the 1/8" (3.5mm) connection. A standard microphone input is also present. The card is an excellent choice for anyone who would like to add 7.1 digital audio output to a PC.
The compact USB device includes physical controls for volume level, mute, and microphone mute. While the card is compatible with both notebook and desktop PCs, these controls will be most useful to laptop users.
Flexible Input and Output
The sound card can input and output standard stereo audio via 1/8" (3.5mm) connections. It also features an optical S/PDIF connector for 7.1 channel digital output.
You'll be able to optimize audio quality via the speaker shifter. This innovative control panel allows you to adjust audio levels to compensate for rooms where surround sound speakers cannot be installed in perfect acoustic locations. The card also supports such nifty standards as EAX 2.0, A3D 1.0 and Microsoft DirectSound 3D.