Turtle Beach Ear Force DSS2

Dolby Digital Surround Sound Processor for Gaming Headsets Headphones

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Ear Force DSS2 Surround Sound Processor by Turtle Beach

The DSS2 will transform your stereo headset or headphones into Dolby® surround sound, immersing you in your favorite video games, movies and music with a stunning 3D audio environment. Dolby® Digital technology allows you to pinpoint the direction of every sound, enhancing enemy footsteps and amplifying bone-rattling explosions with amazing 360-degree audio.

Adjustable surround sound angles and multiple EQ presets let you enhance subtle sound cues and customize the audio for any gaming situation. The DSS2 also includes an auxiliary input so you can listen to your favorite music while gaming in Dolby® surround sound. Gain a competitive edge with the DSS2 and experience audio like never before!

What's In The Box?
  1. Ear Force DSS2 by Turtle Beach
  2. Digital Fiber Optical Cable
  3. USB Cable
  4. 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable
  5. Turtle Beach Sticker
  6. Owners Manual
  7. Warranty Information

General Features:

  • Dolby Digital Surround Sound Processor for Gaming Headset
    • Immersive 360 degree audio lets you pinpoint the direction of every sound
  • Adjustable Surround Sound Angles
    • Alter the positioning of the surround sound angles to customize your audio experience
  • Auxiliary and Analog Inputs
    • Connect a digital music player or other secondary audio source
  • Equalizer (EQ) Presets
    • Multiple EQ presets including bass, treble and midrange boost combinations
  • Digital Optical Connection
    • Delivers the highest quality of digital surround sound
  • USB Powered
    • No batteries required
  • Primary Color Tone: Black
  • Manufacturer Model Number: Ear Force DSS2
  • Turtle Beach Part Number: TBS-2200-01
  • Also found As: Turtle Beach EFDSS2
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Sound Output Mode: Surround Sound
  • Built-In Decoders: Dolby Digital
  • Functions:
    • Audio Digital to Analog Converter
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Headphone Amplifier
  • Surround Sound Effects: Virtual Surround Mode
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20,000 Hz
  • Total Power Output: 90 mW
    • Amplifier Output: 2 Channel
    • 45 mW x 2 (90 mW)
  • Output Impedance: 16 Ohms
  • Built-In Digital Equalizer with 9 Presets:
    • Flat
    • Bass Boost
    • Aggressive Bass Boost
    • Treble Boost
    • Aggressive Treble
    • Boost
    • Bass & Treble Boost
    • Midrange Boost
    • Aggressive Midrange Boost
  • Connectivity:
    • Game Audio Input: Digital Fiber Optical (required for Dolby Surround Sound)
    • Auxiliary Input: 3.5mm (bypasses by DSP processing for listening to external music source)
    • Analog Input: 3.5mm (processed by DSP for virtual surround sound with stereo source)
    • USB Pass-Through: provides power and data for external devices
    • Headphone Output: 3.5mm (90mW @ 16 ohms)
  • Dimensions: 1.1"H x 3.3"W x 2D
  • Approximate Weight: 25.5 Grams (0.9 Ounces)


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Turtle Beach Ear Force DSS2

Dolby Digital Surround Sound Processor for Gaming Headsets Headphones


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