The Definitive 24-bit ADVANCED HD Gaming Solution with 8 Channel 108dB SNR for Unsurpassed Audio Fidelity
The THX® certified Sound Blaster® Audigy 2 ZS delivers 24-bit ADVANCED HD audio, 108dB SNR clarity across 8 channels, and is the only available PC platform to deliver Advanced Resolution 24-bit DVD-Audio playback in 24-bit/192kHz stereo and 24-bit/96Khz 5.1 surround. With EAX® 4.0 ADVANCED HD effects, Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS produces clear, ultra-realistic sound in supported games and multi-channel playback in 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1 with over 400 existing DirectSound 3D® games.
Superior Fidelity 24-bit ADVANCED HD Audio
Sound Blaster 24-bit Advanced HD
* 24-bit/192kHz audio, ultra-realistic EAX® 4.0 ADVANCED HD ** effects, and studio quality EAX ADVANCED HD MUSIC settings. Full Windows Media Player 9 Support.
Advanced Resolution 24-bit DVD-Audio Playback
* Only available PC audio platform to play DVD-Audio with 5 times the audio detail of CD audio in 24-bit/192kHz stereo and 24 bit/96kHz in 5.1 surround. Experience compelling music playback in audiophile quality, clarity, and depth.
THX® Certified Sound Card for Cinematic Audio
* Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS has received the prestigious THX Multimedia Certification making it the perfect choice for delivering cinematic quality audio on the PC.
Ultra-realistic EAX® 4.0 ADVANCED HD ** Effects
EAX ADVANCED HD
* Enjoy ultra-realistic effects in today's hottest games including Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness, Enter The Matrix,Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and more!
EAX® Music Console with Acoustic Enhancements
* Dramatically enhance your music experience with new EAX ADVANCED HD MUSIC features including Bass Boost, Multi-band Graphic Equalizer on all 8 channels, Audio Clean-up, and Karaoke.
Patented Creative CMSS® 3D Audio Technology
* Allows all stereo recordings including MP3/WMA, CDs, VCD, and movies to be played back in captivating 5.1, 6.1, or 7.1 surround.
Complete Cinematic Surround Sound with DTS-ES and Dolby Digital® EX Movies
* Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Pro features built-in DTS-ES and Dolby Digital® EX decoding to deliver captivating audio playback in 5.1, 6.1 or 7.1 surround with DVD movies.
Comprehensive Multi-Channel Surround with 3D Games
7.1 6.1 5.1
* Enjoy up to 7.1 surround in existing 3D games with no special upgrades required.
** Requires online update for EAX 4.0 ADVANCED HD support
High Definition Audio Quality for Playback and Recording
* 24-bit Digital-to-Analog conversion during playback with sampling rates of 8, 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 and 96kHz in 7.1 mode and up to 192kHz in stereo mode
* 24-bit Analog-to-Digital conversion during recording in 8, 16 or 24-bit at sampling rates of 8, 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 and 96kHz
* SPDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) input at up to 24-bit/96kHz quality
* SPDIF output up to 24-bit at 48 or 96kHz
* ASIO drivers for low latency(≤2ms) multi-track playback and recording at 16-bit/48kHz
Sound Blaster® Audigy 2 ZS On-Board Connectors
* Line level out (Front / Rear / Center / Subwoofer / Rear Center)
* Digital Out for 5.1 support(6-channel SPDIF output to Creative digital speakers
* Line in
* Microphone in
* FireWire® (IEEE® 1394)
* Telephone Answering Device in
* Analog / Digital CD Audio in
* 15-pin MIDI / Joystick port extension header
* Internal IEEE® 1394 header to Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Internal Drive (Upgrade Option)
* AD_EXT extension header to the Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Internal Drive (Upgrade Option)
+Supports Windows XP SP2