The box front
The box is made from good quality cardboard and feels like high quality printing, keeping up with other ASUS products. Clear information with the product name clear to see as with some features along the bottom. Some interesting artwork dies the design together with a photo of the product.
At the back we find details of some features as expected.
Inside the box
The outer packaging does open up to show a window displaying the product, inside we find the protective blister. The inner box opens up to release the Xonar U7 and reveals a compartment for the included accessories.
Shipped alongside the U7 we can find the instruction manual, the USB cable, S/PDIF adaptor and driver CD.
The Xonar U7
The Xonar is attractive with its gold trims, simple styling and compact size. At the front we have the 3.5mm headphone and microphone ports with a -+ on the fly control for mic volume. The dial on top is an easy access master volume control that also acts like a switch to swap between speakers and headphone on the fly, very handy.
Some may require an RCA splitter for the dedicated stereo ports, and we also have 3.5mm ports for the side, centre and rear channels. On the right we find the S/PDIF port and the USB port.