However, artifacts can be decreased considerably if you set Low Quality of sound in the game and choose 22kHz of data transfer in the Extigy settings. Probably it’s because of the platform GeForce3 Ti, Athlon , MBytes memory , while there can be problems on a weaker machine. Copyright – Creative Technology Ltd. The respective output of the Audigy Platinum eX has similar parameters. You can add reverb, echo, and even a strange effect that makes music sound like it’s whirling around the room.

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All these functions can work only when using Creative Play Center. The Extigy is basically an external version of Creative’s outstanding Sundcomplete with a healthy array of inputs and outputs and a full-function remote control.

Contrary to external units of Live! The picture also demonstrates it; it also shows that a distortion level grows proportionally to a signal level. The Extigy sounds good both in speakers and in headphones.

Speaking of which, if your stereo isn’t right next to your computer, you can daisy-chain up to five USB ports together with foot USB cords, putting the Extigy up to 75 feet away sund your PC.

Though the difference is not very audible. Considering the variety of uses for the Rxtigy, the ease of use, and the many features, there’s not much going against it.

Second Encounter and Unreal Tournament 4. The difference is amazing: At the High Quality of sound and in a 44kHz mode of the USB bus images in the game are drawn smoothly and the sound brings no artifacts.

The CMSS which gives stereo sound on all 6 speakers hasn’t impressed us much. Creative Disc Detector Patch Filesize: Very good in detail There are actually no records in this mode now, except such exotic ones as DVD Audio or musicstudio phonograms.


Creative Labs Sound Blaster Extigy Specs – CNET

Reverberation is lacking at all, and there is only chorus which gets enabled for the whole MIDI synthesizer and which can’t be adjusted for separate channels. And if you’re a laptop user, then you really don’t have much choice if you want to watch DVDs in their full glory.

MD fans will be happy to see the digital optical output, as it makes one more way to get tunes from your PC to your portable. Increasing a size of the buffer didn’t help much though it unloaded the processor.

Hardware capabilities The Extigy uses a special chipset of the same name. Audio Effects reverberationTime Scaling allows the user to speed up or slow down audio or spoken word content while maintaining accurate pitchDREAM dynamic repositioning of enhanced audio and music extiyy, Audio Clean-Up removes scratches, pops and hisses when recording from tapes and LPs.

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Extigy

Blaxter SoundBlaster Audigy 1 Primary buffer available 64 Total 2D hardware mixing buffers available 64 Static 2D hardware mixing buffers available 64 Streaming 2D hardware mixing buffers available 32 Total 3D hardware buffers available 32 Static 3D hardware buffers available 32 Streaming 3D hardware buffers available Total bytes sound card memory static buffer storage Hz Max sample rate supported by secondary buffers Min sample rate supported by secondary buffers DirectSound acceleration: Of course, at a product demo everything is dialed in and tweaked so that nothing can go wrong.

When you unplug the Extigy or disconnect the USB cable the previous audio device will be activated and the system will return to the initial state. At default, the Extigy is seen as a WDM card which supports reproduction on sxtigy different virtual devices. Firstly, it’s an innovative and unique product. The reverb is excellent. You have connected Sound Blaster Extigy to your computer.


How, you ask, creaative this achieved? The central unit comes with a power supply unit, a wireless remote control, a USB cable to connect to a PC, a CD with drivers and programs and a brief installation manual in English.

Creative Sound Blaster Extigy Review – IGN

Very good in detail Tested chain: If sxtigy are ID3 tags, it’s possible to group music according to performers and genres. But you can choose a position of the central unit – horizontal or vertical. When we tried this approach, the results were excellent — fully immersive surround sound. In order to utilise the additional features in this driver revision, it will be necessary to install the firmware update V1.

Creative Soundblaster Extigy SB0130 Sound Blaster

Well, let’s wait for corrections or exclusion of this mode from the working ones, like in case of the Audigy. That is why this mode is interesting mostly for musicians. Volume can be adjusted discretely with an electronic control which turns by an unlimited angle of rotation.

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