Creative Sound BlasterX G6 7.1 HD External Console Gaming DAC Amp

with Xamp Discrete Headphone Bi-amp for PS4™, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC

Available: In Stock
$249.00

WORKS WITH
Windows PC | macOS | PS4™ | PS5™ | Nintendo Switch™

Upgrade your game! An amazing upgrade over our well-received Sound BlasterXG5, the Sound BlasterX G6 immediately improves your audio, giving you a muchmore enjoyable experience compared to what you get from default motherboardaudio or any other USB Gaming DAC in the market.

The USB sound card works with PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, andcombines a virtual 7.1 32-bit / 384 kHz, 130 dB USB Digital Audio Converter(DAC) with our awesome Xamp discrete headphone amplifier for incredibly detailedaudio. It also boasts Dolby Digital decoding, virtual 7.1 surround sound,game-voice volume balancing, Scout Mode, and Sound Blaster's 30 year legacy ofimpressive sound enhancement technologies.

All this comes together to make the Sound BlasterX G6 an incredible audioupgrade for both gamers and music and audio enthusiasts.

NEW UPDATE! We've updated the Sound BlasterX G6 with ourlatest Sound Blaster Command software so that you can have access to all ourlatest industry-leading audio processing and technologies, all inone place.

  • Gaming:
    • Old Games, New Life: The Sound BlasterX G6 has the bestaudio performance of any USB sound card or gaming DAC in the market. When pairedwith a good headset, the Sound BlasterX G6 brings games alive, delivering newaudio details even from games you thought you knew inside out. The more audioyou hear, the more fun you'll have. You may just win a little more too.
    • BALANCE YOUR AUDIO WITH GAMEVOICE MIX: GameVoice Mix is nowavailable for PlayStation® users on the G6! This feature gives you game audio /chat balance capabilities so that you can find the perfect balance with ease andbe focused on the game!
      • Without having to pause or leave your game's screen, you can seamlesslyadjust your game's audio and teammates' chat volume directly on the G6 via thevolume control knob. Teammates getting too rowdy on the other end? Control howloud you want them to be by switching between the volume levels of their chatand the game's audio level.
      • All it takes is a one-time setup, and this feature is always ready when youneed it.
      • GameVoice Mix is available on PS4™, PS4 Pro, PS4 Slim, and PS5™ onlyvia optical cable connection.
    • Works on Consoles and PC: It doesn't matter which campyou're in – PC or console – we've got you covered. The Sound BlasterX G6features a wide array of connectivity options – optical, USB, and evenline-in – which means your gaming audio will be instantly improved whetheryou're on PC, PS4, Xbox, or even a Nintendo Switch.
    • Impressive Surround Sound and Accurate Positioning: Withsupport for Dolby Digital decoding and 7.1 virtual surround sound, the SoundBlasterX G6 reproduces your opponents' footsteps, gunshots, and other audio cueswith remarkable accuracy. PS: Environments and music soundgreat too!
      • Dolby Digital decoding is available via optical connection.
    • Supports Scout Mode: Activate Scout Mode to give yourself adistinct tactical advantage! This tried and tested technology enhances importantin-game audio cues – such as footsteps and weapon switching sounds –allowing you to quickly and accurately pinpoint your opponents' location beforethey pinpoint yours!
    • The Latest Sound Blaster Command Software: Access unlocked!For all the old and new users of the Sound BlasterX G6, we've updated thesoftware from Sound Blaster Control Panel to Sound Blaster Command so you canenjoy the latest audio technologies!
      • Get your hands on the full suite of Sound Blaster's industry-leading audioprocessing technologies including 7.1 Surround for an incredible immersion,Crystallizer that helps improve the dynamic range of audio, or Bass thatprovides bigger punch on the low end. All enhancements are fully customizablefrom the Sound Blaster Command software suite on PC.
    • Convenient Controls: The Sound BlasterX G6 is designed tomake things easy. The single audio wheel controls both the gameplay audio andyour mic volume for easy balancing. Buttons on the side control processingprofiles and Scout Mode, and switching between headphones and speakers is easyvia the Sound Blaster Command software.
      • Nothing ruins an important gameplay more than disruptive team communicationdue to background noise. G6 comes with a Noise Reduction feature which reducesnoise interruption-a desktop fan blowing directly towards your microphone, loudsurrounding traffic, or even the renovation works upstairs—so your team canhear you better. For clearer comms on your PS4 or Nintendo Switch, simplyactivate Noise Reduction in sidetone mode, and double press on the volume knobto toggle between switching on and off.
  • Audio Quality:
    • Serious Sound Performance: We're not joking about our soundquality. The Sound BlasterX G6 was designed for the most discerning gamers andbuilt with components that would impress even audiophiles.
    • Xamp Discrete Headphone Bi-amp: The jewel in the SoundBlasterX G6's proverbial crown is our custom-designed Xamp discrete headphonebi-amp. As opposed to single amplification found in other gaming DAC amps, Xampamplifies both audio channels individually. You'll enjoy more detailed audio onhighs, mids, and bass.
      • Xamp will drive any gaming headset excellently, but it goes even furtherthan that. The ultra-low 1Ω output impedance perfectly drives performance-gradesensitive 16Ω in-ear monitors all the way to studio-grade 600Ωheadphones.
    • Audiophile-grade Specifications: The specifications of theSound BlasterX G6 are impressive. It serves as a 32-bit / 384 kHz DAC with anultra-high dynamic range of 130 dB. The DAC features an oversampled multi-bitmodulator with mismatch shaping technology that eliminates distortion, ensuringthat audio is streamed with the highest level of detail and fidelity. The SoundBlasterX G6 also supports hi-res PCM and DoP audio formats.
      • Other inputs are not available in 32-bit / 384 kHz (Direct Mode)playback.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • GameVoice Mix: PS4
    • Requires optical connection
  • Controls: Volume control knob, Scout Mode button, SBXbutton, Gain switch
  • Weight: 144g
  • Dimensions: 111 × 70 × 24 mm
  • Headphone Amp:
    • Output Impedance:
    • Supported Headphone Impedance: 16–600Ω
  • Dynamic Range (DNR): 130 dB
  • Audio Technology: SB-Axx1™
  • Max. Playback Quality:
    • DSP Mode: PCM 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2,96.0 kHz
    • Direct Mode: PCM 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0, 352.8, 384.0 kHz
    • DoP 24-bit / 176.4 , 352.4 kHz
    • 384 kHz playback only available in Windows 10 or higher
  • Max. Recording Quality:
    • Mic-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
    • Optical-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0 kHz
  • Recording Resolution:
    • Mic-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
    • Optical In: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0 kHz
    • Line-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
  • Platform: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
  • Connectivity Options (Main):
    • 1 × 1/8″ Line In/mini TOSLINK In Combo Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Line Out/mini TOSLINK Out Combo Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Headphone / Headset Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Ext. Mic-in Jack
    • 1 x micro USB port for PC/Mac
  • Headphone Amp:
    • Output Impedance:
    • Supported Headphone Impedance: 16–600Ω
  • Max Channel Output: Stereo
  • Audio Technologies: * CrystalVoice:Scout Mode
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1,Windows® 10, Mac OS X v10.8 and above, Windows® 11
  • Included Accessories: Micro USB cable, MiniTOSLINK Cable
  • ASIO: Playback & Recording
  • DAC:
    • Dynamic Range: 130 dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: ~0.0002%
  • ADC:
    • Dynamic Range: 114dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: 0.0006%
  • Power: USB 2.0 / 3.0, USB Bus Powered
  • Recommended Usage:
    • Gaming
    • Portable Entertainment
  • System Requirements:
    • Windows® OS:
      • Intel® Core™i3 or AMD® equivalent processor
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
      • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 732/64 bit
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
    • Mac® OS:
      • Mac OS X® 10.9 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
    • PS4:
      • Firmware Version 5.0 or later
      • Available USB port
      • Available Optical Out port (for Dolby Digital decoding)
    • Xbox One:
      • Xbox OS Version 10.0 or later
      • Available Optical Out port (for Dolby Digital decoding)
      • External USB Power (not included)
      • Voice communications not supported
    • Nintendo Switch:
      • Switch OS 5.0 or later
      • Available 3.5mm headphone port
      • Available USB port (in docking mode)
      • External USB Power (not included)
      • Voice communications not supported
  • Package Contents:
    • Sound BlasterX G6
    • 1 x Optical Cable
    • 1 x MicroUSB Cable
    • Quick Start Leaflet
    • Warranty Leaflets
  • Warranty: 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty

WORKS WITH
Windows PC | macOS | PS4™ | PS5™ | Nintendo Switch™

Upgrade your game! An amazing upgrade over our well-received Sound BlasterXG5, the Sound BlasterX G6 immediately improves your audio, giving you a muchmore enjoyable experience compared to what you get from default motherboardaudio or any other USB Gaming DAC in the market.

The USB sound card works with PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, andcombines a virtual 7.1 32-bit / 384 kHz, 130 dB USB Digital Audio Converter(DAC) with our awesome Xamp discrete headphone amplifier for incredibly detailedaudio. It also boasts Dolby Digital decoding, virtual 7.1 surround sound,game-voice volume balancing, Scout Mode, and Sound Blaster's 30 year legacy ofimpressive sound enhancement technologies.

All this comes together to make the Sound BlasterX G6 an incredible audioupgrade for both gamers and music and audio enthusiasts.

NEW UPDATE! We've updated the Sound BlasterX G6 with ourlatest Sound Blaster Command software so that you can have access to all ourlatest industry-leading audio processing and technologies, all inone place.

  • Gaming:
    • Old Games, New Life: The Sound BlasterX G6 has the bestaudio performance of any USB sound card or gaming DAC in the market. When pairedwith a good headset, the Sound BlasterX G6 brings games alive, delivering newaudio details even from games you thought you knew inside out. The more audioyou hear, the more fun you'll have. You may just win a little more too.
    • BALANCE YOUR AUDIO WITH GAMEVOICE MIX: GameVoice Mix is nowavailable for PlayStation® users on the G6! This feature gives you game audio /chat balance capabilities so that you can find the perfect balance with ease andbe focused on the game!
      • Without having to pause or leave your game's screen, you can seamlesslyadjust your game's audio and teammates' chat volume directly on the G6 via thevolume control knob. Teammates getting too rowdy on the other end? Control howloud you want them to be by switching between the volume levels of their chatand the game's audio level.
      • All it takes is a one-time setup, and this feature is always ready when youneed it.
      • GameVoice Mix is available on PS4™, PS4 Pro, PS4 Slim, and PS5™ onlyvia optical cable connection.
    • Works on Consoles and PC: It doesn't matter which campyou're in – PC or console – we've got you covered. The Sound BlasterX G6features a wide array of connectivity options – optical, USB, and evenline-in – which means your gaming audio will be instantly improved whetheryou're on PC, PS4, Xbox, or even a Nintendo Switch.
    • Impressive Surround Sound and Accurate Positioning: Withsupport for Dolby Digital decoding and 7.1 virtual surround sound, the SoundBlasterX G6 reproduces your opponents' footsteps, gunshots, and other audio cueswith remarkable accuracy. PS: Environments and music soundgreat too!
      • Dolby Digital decoding is available via optical connection.
    • Supports Scout Mode: Activate Scout Mode to give yourself adistinct tactical advantage! This tried and tested technology enhances importantin-game audio cues – such as footsteps and weapon switching sounds –allowing you to quickly and accurately pinpoint your opponents' location beforethey pinpoint yours!
    • The Latest Sound Blaster Command Software: Access unlocked!For all the old and new users of the Sound BlasterX G6, we've updated thesoftware from Sound Blaster Control Panel to Sound Blaster Command so you canenjoy the latest audio technologies!
      • Get your hands on the full suite of Sound Blaster's industry-leading audioprocessing technologies including 7.1 Surround for an incredible immersion,Crystallizer that helps improve the dynamic range of audio, or Bass thatprovides bigger punch on the low end. All enhancements are fully customizablefrom the Sound Blaster Command software suite on PC.
    • Convenient Controls: The Sound BlasterX G6 is designed tomake things easy. The single audio wheel controls both the gameplay audio andyour mic volume for easy balancing. Buttons on the side control processingprofiles and Scout Mode, and switching between headphones and speakers is easyvia the Sound Blaster Command software.
      • Nothing ruins an important gameplay more than disruptive team communicationdue to background noise. G6 comes with a Noise Reduction feature which reducesnoise interruption-a desktop fan blowing directly towards your microphone, loudsurrounding traffic, or even the renovation works upstairs—so your team canhear you better. For clearer comms on your PS4 or Nintendo Switch, simplyactivate Noise Reduction in sidetone mode, and double press on the volume knobto toggle between switching on and off.
  • Audio Quality:
    • Serious Sound Performance: We're not joking about our soundquality. The Sound BlasterX G6 was designed for the most discerning gamers andbuilt with components that would impress even audiophiles.
    • Xamp Discrete Headphone Bi-amp: The jewel in the SoundBlasterX G6's proverbial crown is our custom-designed Xamp discrete headphonebi-amp. As opposed to single amplification found in other gaming DAC amps, Xampamplifies both audio channels individually. You'll enjoy more detailed audio onhighs, mids, and bass.
      • Xamp will drive any gaming headset excellently, but it goes even furtherthan that. The ultra-low 1Ω output impedance perfectly drives performance-gradesensitive 16Ω in-ear monitors all the way to studio-grade 600Ωheadphones.
    • Audiophile-grade Specifications: The specifications of theSound BlasterX G6 are impressive. It serves as a 32-bit / 384 kHz DAC with anultra-high dynamic range of 130 dB. The DAC features an oversampled multi-bitmodulator with mismatch shaping technology that eliminates distortion, ensuringthat audio is streamed with the highest level of detail and fidelity. The SoundBlasterX G6 also supports hi-res PCM and DoP audio formats.
      • Other inputs are not available in 32-bit / 384 kHz (Direct Mode)playback.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • GameVoice Mix: PS4
    • Requires optical connection
  • Controls: Volume control knob, Scout Mode button, SBXbutton, Gain switch
  • Weight: 144g
  • Dimensions: 111 × 70 × 24 mm
  • Headphone Amp:
    • Output Impedance:
    • Supported Headphone Impedance: 16–600Ω
  • Dynamic Range (DNR): 130 dB
  • Audio Technology: SB-Axx1™
  • Max. Playback Quality:
    • DSP Mode: PCM 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2,96.0 kHz
    • Direct Mode: PCM 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0, 352.8, 384.0 kHz
    • DoP 24-bit / 176.4 , 352.4 kHz
    • 384 kHz playback only available in Windows 10 or higher
  • Max. Recording Quality:
    • Mic-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
    • Optical-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0 kHz
  • Recording Resolution:
    • Mic-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
    • Optical In: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0,176.4, 192.0 kHz
    • Line-in: 16 / 24 / 32-bit / 44.1, 48.0, 88.2, 96.0, 176.4,192.0 kHz
  • Platform: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
  • Connectivity Options (Main):
    • 1 × 1/8″ Line In/mini TOSLINK In Combo Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Line Out/mini TOSLINK Out Combo Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Headphone / Headset Jack
    • 1 × 1/8″ Ext. Mic-in Jack
    • 1 x micro USB port for PC/Mac
  • Headphone Amp:
    • Output Impedance:
    • Supported Headphone Impedance: 16–600Ω
  • Max Channel Output: Stereo
  • Audio Technologies: * CrystalVoice:Scout Mode
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1,Windows® 10, Mac OS X v10.8 and above, Windows® 11
  • Included Accessories: Micro USB cable, MiniTOSLINK Cable
  • ASIO: Playback & Recording
  • DAC:
    • Dynamic Range: 130 dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: ~0.0002%
  • ADC:
    • Dynamic Range: 114dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: 0.0006%
  • Power: USB 2.0 / 3.0, USB Bus Powered
  • Recommended Usage:
    • Gaming
    • Portable Entertainment
  • System Requirements:
    • Windows® OS:
      • Intel® Core™i3 or AMD® equivalent processor
      • Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard
      • Microsoft® Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 732/64 bit
      • 1GB RAM
      • >600 MB of free hard disk space
      • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
    • Mac® OS:
      • Mac OS X® 10.9 or higher
      • 1GB RAM
      • USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 port
    • PS4:
      • Firmware Version 5.0 or later
      • Available USB port
      • Available Optical Out port (for Dolby Digital decoding)
    • Xbox One:
      • Xbox OS Version 10.0 or later
      • Available Optical Out port (for Dolby Digital decoding)
      • External USB Power (not included)
      • Voice communications not supported
    • Nintendo Switch:
      • Switch OS 5.0 or later
      • Available 3.5mm headphone port
      • Available USB port (in docking mode)
      • External USB Power (not included)
      • Voice communications not supported
  • Package Contents:
    • Sound BlasterX G6
    • 1 x Optical Cable
    • 1 x MicroUSB Cable
    • Quick Start Leaflet
    • Warranty Leaflets
  • Warranty: 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty

Delivery Rates

We charge a flat rate of $6 NZD per shipment, not including heavy and bulky goods. 

Please note we have a $50-$60 rate for shipping heavy and bulky goods like chairs and desks which will be calculated at checkout. 

Most orders are shipped using New Zealand Post and these parcels are shipped with no-signature required. For our heavy and bulky goods, these are shipped via Mainfreight with signature required.

Delivery Times

Due to the high level of demand we kindly ask that customers be patient with us and to expect that orders will take longer than usual to be dispatched during Level 3. 

Due to the significant increase in the number of parcels being sent around New Zealand at present and additional safety procedures in place for COVID-19, NZ Post is experiencing some delivery delays. Please allow an additional 5 working days after dispatch for delivery of your order.

We encourage you to track your delivery progress using NZ Post's Tracking tool and contact us if your delivery is overdue by more than these 5 working days after dispatch.

Heavy and Bulky Goods 

Please allow an extra 1-3 days for heavy and bulky goods like chairs and desks.

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