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The Sound Blaster Recon3D USB Audio Enhancer from Creative Labs is a compact and convenient way to expand the audio capabilities of your console or PC. The card is powered via a USB slot (cable included) and offers a 3.5mm mic / line combo input and a 3.5mm stereo line / headphone output, for compatibility with a variety of sound sources, speakers and headphones.
THX TruStudio Pro sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism that includes stunning surround effects, producing virtual speakers around, above and below you on your existing headset or headphones.
Lastly, the revolutionary Sound Core3D audio and voice chipset allows you to enjoy the benefits of an internal sound card in an external USB device.
Powered by Sound Core3D Quad-Core Audio Processor
The revolutionary Sound Core3D audio and voice chipset allows you, for the first time ever, to enjoy the benefits of an internal sound card in an external USB device. Whatever your gaming platform of choice is, you can now experience Sound Blaster audio
Hardware Accelerated THX TruStudio Pro Technologies
THX TruStudio Pro sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism that includes stunning surround effects, producing virtual speakers around, above and below you on your existing headset or headphones
Hardware Dolby Digital Decoder
Transform any stereo or Dolby Digital 5.1 source into high fidelity immersive surround sound for Xbox 360, Playstation3, PC or Mac with the built-in hardware decoder
Breakthrough Mobile Audio enhancer
Stylish, rugged and extremely portable with easy-to-access controls: THX TruStudio Pro on / off, Scout Mode on / off, master volume control, microphone boost (3 settings), instant mute, and platform selection
CrystalVoice Voice Enhancement and Clarity Technology
Four separate hardware-accelerated technologies ensure the best possible voice communication:
CrystalVoice Noise Reduction: Significantly reduces background noise.
CrystalVoice Smart Volume: Normalizes your voice to make sure your outbound voice isn't too overwhelming or too soft.
CrystalVoice Acoustic Echo Cancellation: Eliminates speaker audio from your voice transmissions while using speakers.
CrystalVoice FX: Morphs your voice into different characters and accents
Scout Mode- Hear Them Before They Hear You
This proprietary technology allows you to hear your enemies from further away, giving you a distinct tactical advantage in combat games
Exclusive Software for Sound Blaster
Customize audio and voice settings to your liking with THX TruStudio Pro and CrystalVoice controls, plus settings for the equalizer and mixer
Programmable Recon3DProfile Audio Settings
Easily port your gaming audio experience by connecting to your PC or Mac and customizing your personal Recon3DProfile that can be used with any platform
In the Box
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Recon3D USB Audio Enhancer
Micro USB-to-USB Cable
2.5mm Stereo Cable for Xbox 360 Controller
Audio Extension Cable for Console
1-Year Parts, 90-Day Labor Warranty
Table of Contents
1/8" (3.5mm) stereo jack for analog line out or headphones playback x 1
1/8" (3.5mm) stereo jack for microphone in x 1
1/8" (3.5mm) stereo jack for aux in x 1
24-bit digital-to-analog conversion (up to 48kHz to stereo output)
Sound Blaster Recon3D Control Panel:
THX TruStudio Pro effects:
THX TruStudio Pro Surround
THX TruStudio Pro Crystalizer
THX TruStudio Pro Bass
THX TruStudio Pro Smart Volume
THX TruStudio Pro Dialog Plus
CrystalVoice Acoustic Echo Cancellation
CrystalVoice Noise Reduction
CrystalVoice Smart Volume
Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit (SP2), Windows Vista 32-bit (SP2), Mac OS X 10.5 and above (Intel-based machines only)
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor, 2.2GHz or faster
Available USB port
600MB of free hard disk space
Available CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive