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ROG Clavis

ROG Clavis USB-C to 3.5 mm gaming DAC with AI Noise-Canceling Mic, MQA rendering tech, ESS 9281 QUAD DAC™, audio amplifier and Aura Sync. ROG Clavis is compatible with PCs, mobile devices and laptops

  • Industry-leading ESS 9281 QUAD DAC™ with powerful amplifier for premium audio
  • ASUS AI noise-canceling technology enhances headset microphones by eliminating background noise for crystal-clear online voice communication
  • MQA rendering technology delivers studio-grade audio experience
  • USB-C® connector and bundled USB 2.0 adapter ensure broad compatibility with mobile phones, PCs, Macs, PlayStation® 5 and Nintendo Switch™
  • ASUS Aura Sync for synchronized lighting effects across Aura-enabled products
  • 100% aluminum housing finished with distinctive ROG markings offers a premium look
  • Armoury Crate software allows access to various settings including 7.1 virtual surround, ASUS AI Noise‑Cancelling Microphone, AURA lighting and others

Unlock a premium audio experience

The pocket-sized ROG Clavis USB digital-to-analog converter delivers a host of features to give any compatible headset a big upgrade. Its ESS 9281 QUAD DAC™ with a built-in amplifier and Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) rendering technology treats you to hi-fi-grade audio, while AI noise-canceling technology enhances headset microphones for crystal-clear voice communication.

ROG Clavis is made out of aluminum and features ASUS Aura Sync RGB lighting for a premium look. It includes a USB-C®-to-3.5 mm jack and a bundled USB 2.0 adapter to ensure compatibility with most headphones and a host of devices.

ESS 9281 QUAD DAC™

The ESS 9281 DAC features QUAD DAC™ technology to provide lossless audio processing. Each of its four DACs devotes processing power to a subset of the audible frequency range, across lows, mids, highs to ultra-highs. The four signals are then combined to produce clearer sound with an impressive 130 dB signal-to-noise ratio, and an integrated amplifier supports up to 300 ohms of impedance. Hear every detail and enjoy crisp, clear sound for a true-to-life audio experience with ROG Clavis.

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High-Resolution ESS 9281 Quad-DAC

Built in MQA Renderer

Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) is an award-winning audio technology that delivers studio-quality sound and reveals every detail of the original recording. MQA rendering technology in ROG Clavis can connect to an MQA core signal – including those from global streaming service apps such as TIDAL – and complete the final "unfolding" of an MQA music file to provide incredible audio quality.

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Exclusive Hyper-Grounding Technology

ROG-exclusive Hyper-Grounding technology utilizes a multi-layer PCB and a special layout design to prevent electromagnetic interference, resulting in pure, noise-free audio.

Exclusive Hyper-Grounding Technology

AI Noise-Canceling Technology

ROG Clavis uses AI to enhance headset communication. It detects sounds and compares them to those received from your headset microphone, and processes them to reduce over 500 million types of background noise while preserving vocal harmonics. This ensures that your voice comes across loud and clear — even in noisy environments.

Hear the difference

Without ASUS AI Mic

With ASUS AI Mic

Maximized Performance
Embedded Chipset

Maximized Performance

ROG Clavis works with any 4-pole 3.5 mm headset that includes a microphone. For best results, pair your laptop with headphones featuring a unidirectional microphone.

For best results, use headphones with a unidirectional mic.

Maximized Performance

Embedded Chipset

An embedded chipset handles all of the sound processing, so ROG Clavis won’t affect the performance of your PC or laptop. Simply plug in to any device to enjoy clear communication in almost any scenario.

Embedded Chipset

Broad compatibility

ROG Clavis has a USB-C® connector for compatibility with PCs, mobile phones and gaming consoles. For additional flexibility, it also includes a USB 2.0 adapter.

Broad compatibility
Broad compatibility
ASUS Aura Sync

ASUS Aura Sync RGB Lighting

Customizable Aura Sync RGB lighting offers over 16.8 million color combinations plus preset lighting effects.

  • Static Static
  • Breathing Breathing
  • Color cycle Color Cycle
  • Strobing Strobing

ROG Strix Magnus
0 40 60 100 Low point : 40 o C High point : 60 o C
Note: Only when devices with monitoring capabilities are present.
Blue : Normal scenes Yellow : Alert scenes Red : Danger/ Hurting
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Premium Aluminum Housing

ROG Clavis delivers a premium feel with its 100% aluminum housing that’s finished with a distinctive ROG aesthetic.

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Mobile mode

Support for phone, console, and switch.

PC/NB mode

Support for PC/NB, and it supports up to 384KHz/32bits.

Premium Aluminum Housing
Premium Aluminum Housing

Armoury Crate

Armoury Crate software offers extensive controls and an intuitive UI that makes it easy to tune ROG Clavis USB DAC. Take full control of your audio experience, turn on the AI noise-canceling microphone or MQA, engage 7.1 virtual surround, use the equalizer (EQ) to make adjustments, apply 7.1-speaker level-balancing, and easily create and apply audio profiles for different game types, such as first-person shooters and racing. ROG Clavis delivers immersive sound quality in any scenario.

Compatibility

Brand Model Voice calls Communication apps Voice recording Music playback In-line control
ASUS ROG Phone III V V V V V
ASUS ROG Phone II V V V V V
ASUS Zenfone 3 - V V V V
ASUS Zenfone 4 V V V V V
ASUS Zenfone 5 V V V V V
ASUS Zenfone 6 V V V V V
Google Google Pixel 3 V V V V V
Google Google Pixel 4 V V V V V
HTC U11+ V V V V V
HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro V V V V V
HUAWEI P20 V V V V V
MI Xiaomi MIX 2S V V V V V
Nokia 8 Sirocco V V V V V
Redmi NOTE 8 PRO V V V V V
SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 V V V V V
SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 5G V V V V V
SONY XZ3 V V V V V

- The list is not an exhaustive list.
- Support may vary according to Type-C specifications
- Nintendo Switch does not support the communication function on USB-C headphones.