Creative Technology has unveiled the Sound Blaster Katana SE, the latest addition to the renowned Katana series of gaming soundbars. Designed to deliver exceptional audio performance without the burden of excessive size, this new soundbar is equipped with an award-winning bi-amplified four-driver system and Creative's proprietary multi-core DSP.
It offers impressive audio quality, clarity, and volume, eliminating the need for a subwoofer. With advanced features like Super X-Fi technology, 5.1 virtual surround capabilities, and versatile connectivity options, the Sound Blaster Katana SE is a must-have for gamers, movie enthusiasts, and music lovers seeking an elevated audio experience while maximizing space efficiency.
Enhanced Audio Experience in a Compact Form Factor
The Sound Blaster Katana SE provides a seamless and powerful audio solution for users aiming to enhance their audio setup. Featuring 0.75" fabric dome tweeters for cleaner and more refined highs, along with upgraded dual up-firing 3" mid-bass drivers for fuller bass response, this soundbar exceeds expectations by delivering an impressive audio experience that defies its compact size. Additionally, as a certified Dolby Audio decoder, the Sound Blaster Katana SE enables users to recreate the immersive audio of a cinematic experience within the comfort of their own homes.
Super X-Fi Technology and Gaming Enhancements
What sets the Sound Blaster Katana SE apart is its Super X-Fi technology, which offers users an immersive audio experience through their headphones. This feature is perfect for late-night gaming sessions, ensuring an engaging experience without disturbing others nearby. Furthermore, gamers can activate the SXFI Battle Mode and Scout Mode, which provide a competitive advantage in FPS games by accurately pinpointing enemy locations with enhanced audio cues and sound detection.
Personalized Audio Experience and Easy Installation
By connecting the soundbar to the Creative app, users can personalize their audio experience using the Acoustic Engine suite and choose their preferred RGB illumination modes, making it a truly unique setup. These personalized settings can be saved as profiles on the app or the programmable buttons on the remote control, granting users quick access to their favorite sound and lighting configurations. Additionally, the soundbar can be easily mounted on the wall, making it a convenient and space-saving addition to any home entertainment setup.
Versatile Connectivity and Compatibility
The Sound Blaster Katana SE functions as a comprehensive audio hub, offering a wide range of connectivity options, including USB, HDMI ARC, optical port, headphone jack, and wireless Bluetooth 5.0. It seamlessly integrates with various platforms, such as gaming consoles like the PS5, PS4, Xbox series consoles, and Nintendo Switch, as well as PCs, Macs, and mobile devices. Furthermore, the all-in-one soundbar features a built-in beamforming microphone, enabling users to make calls directly from the soundbar, making it ideal for video conferencing.
A Comprehensive Lineup of Audio Solutions
The Sound Blaster Katana SE enriches the Katana Series by providing a more extensive range of audio solutions to cater to diverse use cases, ensuring users can easily find the perfect fit for their audio needs. Priced $449.