FREMONT, CALIFORNIA (November 27, 2007) – Adding to the success of the company’s entry into PC audio, ASUS, worldwide leader in component and notebook design and manufacturing, today extended its product offerings by introducing the world’s first PCI-Express (PCI-E) interface audio card Xonar D2X; and the stylish USB based audio station Xonar U1. The Xonar D2X is the first sound card in the industry to address the audio challenge for gaming under the Windows Vista environment by utilizing ASUS DirectSound 3D GX (DS3D GX) technology and the Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) technology for clarified voice. The external Xonar U1 is the smallest USB Digital-Analog Converter (DAC) to sport a slick industrial design, an intuitive, tactile user interface and Dolby Technology to deliver a home theater audio experience on any PC or notebook. The U1 is available immediately through ASUS authorized dealers in North America. The D2X will be available mid-December.
The PCI-E DX2 and the USB U1.