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Creative Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC/Amp Combo

Creative Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC/Amp Combo

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Any updates if this will come back? I would really like it as a christmas gift :D
This is the ONLY small DAC/Amp I can find that ALSO has support for headphones with a mic and doesn't need a splitter or anything. Please bring it back.
Please bring back this drop. Thanks.
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Bulk order shipped! The vendor informed us that the group's order was picked up and is on its way to our warehouse in New Jersey. Based on the tracking provided, the order is scheduled to arrive on 5/20.
Expect another update from us on 5/23 or sooner if something comes up.
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How much was this in this drop? The price + Shipping to Asia?
Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor for the Creative Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC/Amp Combo and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them. The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 5/23.
We will keep the group updated throughout the fulfillment process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 5/16.
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If I have a Soundblaster Z PCIE card installed in my gaming rig already (http://www.amazon.com/Blaster-Performance-Headphone-Forming-Microphone/dp/B009ISU33E/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1462482442&sr=1-3&keywords=soundblaster+pcie) purchasing this would not help at all, am I correct in making that assumption?
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I wouldn't consider myself an "audiophile" either but I work in radio as an engineer so I know a lot of things and my ears have gotten trained to hearing a lot of different types of sounds that can be explained by different elements of a setup so that's where I learned/trained my ears. :p Plus the Schiit stack and the HD600s sound beautiful, and I've had the ability to try those k701s in the past and liked them too, fit a bit snug on my oversized head so I couldn't enjoy them for hours on end like the 600s though!
m0arpheus
This is a portable solution, you cant take your pcie card and desktop with you outside :) (easily, at least)
Sorry guys another dumb question, does this device improves quality of sound or is it just to increase it's power (higher volume level)? Thanks!
Hi guys, I am new to this audiophile world. Would it work with smartphone to headphones connectivity? Or is it only from computers (PC, Mac)? Thanks!
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yes thank you!
bakytn
I own a set of these myself, so I can tell you first-hand, these will definitely work with your smartphone (particularly Android smartphones). Furthermore, u can connect the E3 to your smartphone via USB cable, so you can technically get "lossless audio" straight from your smartphone. From my experience, these really improve the audio quality, regardless of whether it's from PC or a smartphone, especially in the low ends. That bass, mmm mmm!
how does this compare to a XONAR DX?
Can this connect via bluetooth to a pc ??? and what is its range???
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The vendor informed us that the group's order was picked up and is on its way to our warehouse. Based on the tracking provided, the order is scheduled to arrive 4/8.
Sometimes shipments get delayed en route, but we will keep the group updated throughout the fulfillment process and notify you all if anything causes delay.
Thank you for your patience. Expect an update from us on 4/14 or sooner if something comes up.
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Our vendor has informed us that inventory will become available to them within the next few days. They will be working hard to prepare this order for shipment and aim to send it from their location by the end of the week. We are currently trending for everything to be shipped out of our warehouse by the estimated ship date of 4/7.
Expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 4/7 or sooner if something comes up.
Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor for the Creative Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC/Amp Combo and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them. The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 4/7.
We will keep the group updated throughout the fulfillment process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 3/31.
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center (massdrop.com/helpcenter).
The E3 power my DT880 600 ohm and Mad Dog Pro headphones with ease via Bluetooth and USB. But using only as an amp with my Nexus 6P is terrible. With phone at max volume and E3 at max volume, the volume out with DT880 and MDP is low. Since the Nexus 6P supports aptX, I can play FLAC files with no noticeable quality loss.
you can get this from JET.com for $85 and free shipping right now when creating a new account and using 15now promo code
Had this for a little bit now, it will run my Audio Technica ANC-9's but still with no bass on my G3, just like the normal phone output, only loud enough to be able to hear properly. Tried it on my Sennheiser CX300II earbuds to see how well it worked with them, it definitely sounds better but the bass performance is at least half that of using the phones headphone jack. Guess I just paid $120AUD to have bluetooth in my car, it will probably like me sacrificing the bass in there, stop it from falling apart.
Anyone who is wondering how well this amp works with a pair of AKG K7XX, I have to say I am quite impressed by the increased sound quality from my iPhone and computer. However to be fair I should mention that this is my first experience with a dac/amp.
Good news group. We’re glad to report that all of the orders have been shipped out from our warehouse and are now on the way to you. Please allow 24-48 hours for tracking to get into the shipper's system and start updating.
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We are back with a quick update. Our warehouse team just received the bulk shipment this evening! All that’s left is to break the order down and prepare your individual orders for shipment. We are aiming to get everything out the door by tomorrow. Once everything is shipped, tracking confirmation emails will follow.
Expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 9/16 or sooner if something comes up.
As the saying goes... Good things come to people who wait.....
Can't wait for the ship out date....
Thanks again for joining this drop! With your help we were able to make it successful for the community. We've just submitted the group's order with the vendor for the Creative Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC/Amp Combo and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where we'll break it up into individual orders and ship them directly to you! The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 9/9.
Rest assured that we will provide you all with updated information regarding the status of your order throughout the process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 9/9.
So this is my first drop. How long do these typically take to ship out?
solomon
Depends on where you live. It's normally 2-3 weeks for my average. Though to get to me it has to cross the Pacific, since I'm in Hawaii. Best bet though is just be patient and wait for word to come from Mass Drop. They should be posting updates here soon hopefully!
Does anyone know if this is shipping to the UK? If so, what's the postage likely to be?
Sorry for the noob question but I wanted to ensure I have this right... My use case: I have ATH-M50x's, want to use them with my iPhone but they don't have a mic/play control cable that I can find. To get around this, I have a few different FiiOs (E02i, E5, E6), but my Rocky E02i (the only one with a mic and play/pause controls for iPhone) doesn't work properly anymore. I was hoping to use the E3 as a tethered (or wireless, through Bluetooth) amp for my M50x's. Are the following scenarios possible? 1. I would like to have the play/pause/volume control capability without having to pull my phone out of my pocket. This is possible through Bluetooth OR a wired connection, correct? 2. I'd like to take a call through my headphones, using the E3 as a mic. I don't have a mic on my headphones, so this is critical.
Thanks to any gurus who can confirm whether or not this is the product that I need! :)
aguptaweb
Hey there. The answer is yes to both of your questions. You would be able to answer calls play and pause over Bluetooth or wired. You'll also be able to use the mic on the E3 as a mic for your headphones.
DigitalRonyn
Thanks so much for the answer!
Was intrigued by this one, but the dollar being really high in value now makes it the same price as online stores in Sweden right now. :(
Omg... getting down to nearly 2/3 the price I paid for mine. Really contemplating getting another one. Only issue is that the "Combo" port is a headphone port in ANYTHING except USB mode. Otherwise, sounds amazing, is amazing. Use is with Sennheiser HD25-1 II's, and Sennheiser MX 685 Sports.
Doesn't ship to Mexico :(