Vantec is a familiar name in many computer enthusiast circles, as their high quality cooling devices, drive enclosures, and other PC accessories have been featured in innumerous reviews over the years. Even with such a wide product line up, people probably wouldn't think of audio adapters when considering Vantec.
The NBA-100U is the only audio product listed on the Vantec USA website, and it's a 5.1 channel USB audio adapter that can easily fit in the palm of your hand. Requiring no external power, just about any laptop or desktop PC would now be capable of connecting to six speakers, a microphone, and a line-in.
Before taking a look at the Vantec NBA-100U 5.1 Channel USB Audio Adapter provided for review, let's take a look at some published data taken from the Vantec USA website...
Features and Specifications:
» Model: NBA-100U
» LED indicator
» USB Plug-and-play Simplicity
» 5.1 Ch. stereo and surround sound
» Dramatically improve your PC audio quality
» Supports suspend/resume and remote wake-up
» Full-duplex playback/recording audio stream without sound card in PC
» Package Includes:
» USB 5.1 Channel Audio Adapter x1
» Application Software CD x1
» Quick Installation Guide x1
» System Requirements:
» IBM Compatible PC or Mac with one USB port
» With one of the following operating systems:
» Windows 98/SE/ME/2000/XP
» Max 9.X/10.1
The Vantec NBA-100U 5.1 Channel USB Audio Adapter is sold in the clear plastic case sold below. Get your scissors ready, as your going to have to hack your way into this box. The front gives you a good look at the product and a few key details, while the back provides more extensive information on the features, specifications, list of package contents, and system requirements.