USB External Sound Box

Code: A56AK

USB External Sound Box is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
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  • USB sound box
  • Plug & play
  • USB connecting cable (Length 1.0 meter)

Product details

USB External Sound Box

• USB sound box
• Plug & play
• USB connecting cable (Length 1.0 meter)
• Toslink to Toslink digital optical cable (Length: 1.0 meter)
• Toslink to mini digital optical transfer adapter
• Quick installation guide
• Dimension: 71.5(L) x 46.7(W) x 23.0(H) mm
• Weight: 30 g
• Input jack: USB type B jack
• Output jack: TOSLINK optical jack and 3.5 mm stereo jack

Allows sound generation to be done outside the desktop or laptop PC chassis. It supports 48 KHz in digital / analog audio playback. In digital playback mode, it receives audio stream from PC via USB interface and transmits audio data according to the AES / EBU, IEC 60958 S/PDIF consumer interface standards. In analog playback mode, it supports AC97 Codec for analog playback. A snappy-looking audio external sound box hookups your mini disc recorder, receiver, Walkman with recording function and PC multimedia speaker. USB Sound Box, a fetching seashell-shaped external converter allows you to play MP3 and CD music from laptop or desktop PC via an USB interface and connects to your recording device or speakers. The device also features LED indicator that shows the operation status. The USB Sound Box is also ultra-portable as well
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really good sound quality from the device. It plugs in to the USB and is up and running within seconds. Great.
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 100% satisfaction
Date published: 2014-11-18
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I want to connect the 3.5mm headphone socket of my cassette recorder to be able to record to CD via my computer, preferably to a USB port on the computer. Is there a cable or device I could use for this connection?

Asked by: Dave
The following item would be more suitable http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/maplin-hd-71-usb-sound-card-a01nc
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-01-13

Hi, I have a laptop with mic input only,no line in input,I want to record some music onto my laptop,have tried using mic in,but quality is very poor,if I buy a usb external sound box,can I record,getting good quality

Asked by: Muso50
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-12-16

Is this device supported in Mac OS?

Asked by: Grwa
I just tried it- works ok on Yosemite. 
Answered by: Grwa
Date published: 2016-02-18

I want to connect to my car system via USB a digital music source that only is connectable by 3.5mm jack - would this work?

Asked by: broolie
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-29

can it do headphones and mic at the same time through the same cable?

Asked by: scorpy
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-22

what is this

Asked by: brian
This is a USB External sound card, used if you PC's inbuilt sound card is either poor quality or has failed.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does this item work on Windows 7
Asked by: Anonymous
Windows 7 support is not currently guaranteed on this unit unfortunately.
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can I use the external sound card appx 6M away from the system
Asked by: Anonymous
not without the use of active USB extenders. USB 2.0 has maximum cable length of 5 metres and therefore requires a special active extension to surpass this such as our order code L11BT
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A56AK USB External Sound Box (1+) £3.60

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