Creative Sound Blaster E5

The Sound Blaster E5 is a 24-bit/192kHz high resolution USB DAC and portable headphone amplifier. Built with precision audiophile components, a best-in-class 600 ohm headphone amplifier and aptX™technology for Bluetooth®, the Sound Blaster E5 is the perfect audio component for music lovers, whether they are on the move or beside their PC/Mac®.

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Key aptX™ Features

Consistent audio quality

Fixed compression ratio ensures consistency

Full spectrum of sound

From 20Hz to 20kHz, aptX audio covers the human hearing range

Interoperability testing program

We operate rigorous testing for all aptX enabled products, so you can be confident all products will deliver the same audio quality

aptX™ Tech Specifications

Sound quality
  • THD+N@1kHz: -67dB
  • SNR@1kHz:  93dB
  • PEAQ audio quality:-0.18
  • Qualcomm® Kalimba™ MHz DSP technology: 42MHz@48KHz stereo decode ~45MHz@48KHz stereo encode
Audio Encoding
  • 16-bit, up to 48kHz sampling rate
Program memory usage
  • 3.3kwords (encoder) / 3.6kwords (decoder) 
Data memory usage
  • 1.8kwords
ARM MHz
  • ~63MHz (stereo encode) on ARMv7A with NEON 
Bit Rate
  • 384 kbps (48 kHz sampling)