Creative Announces Portable Gaming USB DAC Amp – Sound Blaster G3
Creative today announced the release of Sound Blaster G3, a portable gaming USB DAC Amp that marks the latest addition to the Sound Blaster revolution ignited 30 years ago. Designed and built with game console users in mind, Sound Blaster G3 is the first Sound Blaster that works directly on PS4 and Nintendo Switch via a driverless plug-and-play format, and is also compatible with PC and Mac. Sound Blaster G3 delivers the perfect combination of audio quality, form and functionality in a pocket-friendly package with premium matte black finish.
Featuring hi-definition 24-bit audio at 100 dB DNR, Sound Blaster G3 has the ability to drive studio-grade headphones of up to 300 ohms of impedance. When connected to a PC or Mac, it has the ability to handle discrete 7.1 channel input and offer up to 7.1 surround sound virtualization as well as the iconic Sound Blaster Acoustic Engine. Sound Blaster G3 is well-equipped to exceed the audio needs of gaming enthusiasts.
Sound Blaster G3 also comes equipped with the latest GameVoice Mix feature, specially designed to make in-game chats seamless and hassle-free. This feature allows users to freely adjust the game audio and chat volume with a conveniently-located scroll wheel to achieve the perfect balance without disrupting the gameplay.
Making audio adjustments on Sound Blaster G3 is a breeze for console gamers, with on-the-fly controls that can be made remotely with the Sound Blaster Command mobile app available for iOS and Android, without the need to unplug or exit the gaming console screen. Pairing it via Bluetooth, gamers can use their mobile phones like a remote control and easily access the volume and mic controls, saved EQ settings and even perform firmware updates. Palm-sized and weighing in at a mere 32 grams Sound Blaster G3 is available for approximately SGD79 ($58).