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Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1

USB Sound Card with 600 Ohm Headphone Amp



Featuring a built-in dual microphone array for crystal-clear voice communication and customizable SBX Pro Studio audio technologies, and a studio-grade 600 ohm headphone amplifier, the Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 is ideal for anyone looking to seriously upgrade their PC or Mac audio experience.

Audio Performance

The perfect Sound Blaster upgrade

Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 delivers cinematic audio immersion to your PC or Mac through a simple USB port. Powered by SBX Pro Studio technology, the external sound card instantly converts your PC or Mac into a 5.1 entertainment system with amazing positional audio and additional customizable audio effects via the included Sound Blaster Omni Control Panel software. It is also ideal for voice communication and features a built-in dual array microphone that seamlessly integrates with proprietary CrystalVoice technology to deliver amazing voice clarity for chatting or recording. And, if audiophile quality listening is your thing, Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 features a 600-ohm headphone amplifier for studio-grade monitoring.

Awesome surround experience

Enjoy the Sound Blaster cinematic experience, even when using a notebook. Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 supports both PC and Mac, which means you can enjoy the same experience on both platforms.

Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 features Dolby® Digital Live*, an advanced audio technology that delivers 5.1 discrete channels of vibrant surround sound for your digital entertainment, via a single cable.

* For Windows only

Featuring a 600-ohm headphone amplifier, the Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 is ideal for anyone seriously looking to upgrade their PC or Mac audio experience.

If you're into gaming as well, Scout mode™ allows you to hear your enemies from further away, so you gain a distinct tactical advantage in combat. Win each battle, every battle!


USB Simplicity and Portability

Easy to install, the USB-powered external sound card only requires a single USB connection to work. That's all there is to it!

Enjoy multi-channel cinematic sound

Built-in dual microphones with CrystalVoice technology

Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 features two built-in microphones, which enable the optimal performance of far-field voice input without a headset microphone. These microphones are designed to focus on the user's voice and reduce noise outside that signal.

CrystalVoice Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) not supported by Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1

Watch how CrystalVoice™ technology works

Comprehensive connectivity for all your PC and Mac audio needs

The external sound card features high-quality, gold-plated RCA stereo and optical digital outputs for the best audio performance, plus convenient microphone and headphone jacks, all in one Sound Blaster package.


Enjoy multi-channel cinematic sound

Sound Blaster Omni Control Panel

It's time to level up your audio. Hear the power of Sound Blaster technology on your PC and Mac with SBX Pro Studio and CrystalVoice technologies.

Learn more about SBX Pro Studio™ technologies


Mad Shrimps

With the Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB Sound Card, Creative gives us the possibility to upgrade the audio for both Windows and Mac laptops but also to enhance signal quality for desktops which do not feature a dedicated sound card (mini-ITX builds anyone?)

Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1


Customer Reviews

A. Mota

Finally i find a product that works on mac with 5.1 surround speakers. I'll recommend for those who need really good music playback on mac. After a couple days of listening I found myself really enjoying. The music became much cleaner. You won't be disappointed, really.

J. Wong

Great sound at a great price. I am using a hifi grade earphone, and it sound truly different between using this and a computer default sound card. It can drive the earphone without problem, and enhance the clarity. A companion on my office desk everyday.

A. Dunn

Excellent product, easy to install, simple to use, all the connections you require come in the package, setup in just a few minutes, and of course the famous creative labs sound quality. What more needs to be said. BRILLIANT!!

A Closer Look


Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
Connectivity Options (Main)
Optical Out: 1 x TOSLINK
Microphone In: 1 x 3.5mm jack
Headphone Out: 1 x 3.5mm jack
Line In: 1 x 3.5mm jack
Line Out : 2 x RCA jacks (Front Out) 1 x 3.5mm ( Rear L/R ) 1 x 3.5mm (C / Sub)
Max Channel Output
5.1 Channels
Audio Technologies
SBX Pro Studio, CrystalVoice, Scout Mode, Dolby Digital Technology
Beamforming: Built-in Microphone Array
Microphone Type: Beamforming
Supported Operating Systems
Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows Vista® SP1 or higher, Mac OS 10.6 & above, Windows® 10
Audio Fidelity
Up to 24-bit / 96kHz
USB 2.0
Recommended Usage
Home Entertainment

System Requirements

  • On PC platform
    • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor at 2.2 GHz
    • Microsoft Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista
    • 1GB RAM
    • 600MB free hard disk space
    • CDROM / DVDROM drive
    • USB 2.0 port

  • On Mac Platform
    • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8GHz
    • Mac OS 10.6 & above
    • 1GB RAM
    • 600MB free hard disk space
    • Internet connection
    • USB 2.0 port

Package Contents

  • Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1
  • MicroUSB 2.0 cable (1.5m)
  • Stereo RCA to 1/8” jack adapter
  • Installation CD
  • Quickstart leaflet
  • Warranty leaflet



  • For Windows
    • Sound Blaster Omni Control Panel
    • User Guide
    • Creative Wave Studio
    • Creative Media Toolbox Trial
    Note: Creative Wave Studio & Media Toolbox Trial are downloadable from web.

  • For Mac OS - downloadable from the web
    • Sound Blaster Omni Control Panel
    • User Guide


2-year Limited Hardware Warranty (EU Countries)

1-year Limited Hardware Warranty (Non-EU Countries)


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