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Maplin Audio Tube USB Sound Card

Code: A03NC

Maplin Audio Tube USB Sound Card is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
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  • Transparent Vacuum Tube appearance
  • Plug & Play
  • Better Bass performance
  • Complies with USB Audio Device Class Spec v1.0
  • Small size and portable USB Audio
  • Stereo Microphone-In / Line-In
  • Stereo Headphone-Out
  • Supports 16Bit 16KHz / 32KHz / 48KHz Playback, THD+N -73dB, SNR 85dB.
  • Supports 16Bit 16KHz / 32KHz / 48KHz Recording, THD+N -73dB, SNR 87dB.
  • Weight just 12 g

Product details

Maplin Audio Tube USB Sound Card

• Transparent Vacuum Tube appearance
• Plug & Play
• Better Bass performance
• Complies with USB Audio Device Class Spec v1.0
• Small size and portable USB Audio
• Stereo Microphone-In / Line-In
• Stereo Headphone-Out
• Supports 16Bit 16KHz / 32KHz / 48KHz Playback, THD+N -73dB, SNR 85dB.
• Supports 16Bit 16KHz / 32KHz / 48KHz Recording, THD+N -73dB, SNR 87dB.
• Weight just 12 g

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible Signal-to-noise. Absurdly low headroom. It's terrible. It's so noisy, any signals with dynamic range are lost in the hiss. When plugging in *most* line level devices, the headroom is so low that it distorts the signal. Even when using padding to get a good level, you find that the SNR is then too much.
Date published: 2016-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Bought this item in order to get a better sound when broadcasting on the radio. Great little product.
Date published: 2015-12-05
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I have plugged the little guy into the usb port and there is no sound. I plugged in my speakers nothing come out. Tried headphones in both sockets nothing. My windows vista found the item but no play back, a waste of £35?

Asked by: patrick
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9757 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-04-14

I have one of your A03NC Sound cards, What is the microphone input impedance of the A03NC USB Sound Card? I also have one of your High Definition 7.1 USB sound cards. Same question what is the input impedance on microphone?

Asked by: John
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-04-04

Will this device work with Windows XP on an elderly Compaq Evo d510?

Asked by: jfginfleet
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-12-02

will this work on windows 10 desktop pc.

Asked by: wightdevil
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-11-09

Bought this yesterday, but have very little sound when volume turned up to max. I have a sony vaio laptop running windows 10. Could you please advise?

Asked by: Baggy81
This will only give the sound signal out, the volume would be down to the speakers / amplifier connected to this.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-10-28

I havé windows 8.1 on Acer ES1-512 laptop trouble shooter says not compatable with usb 3 mic william not work

Asked by: jack
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-08-12

MY COMPUTER WITH WINDOWS 7 SAYS NO SOUND DEVICE CONNECTED AND NEEDS UPDATED DRIVER

Asked by: DAVE 62
This item would resolve that issue, it is plug and play on Windows 7.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

So, can I feed in stereo audio from my hifi into the mic jack and input to Audacity on my laptop vis the USB port? Cheers

Asked by: pada
This should work fine using the Microphone-In port on the item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A03NC Maplin Audio Tube USB Sound Card (1+) £34.99

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