The CMSS which gives stereo sound on all 6 speakers hasn’t impressed us much. It turns even the most tin-eared music fan into a pro DJ. Fortunately, quality of the soft MIDI synthesis of the Extigy is better than it was in the previous generations. While Creative decided on a nice selection of decoders, some of you console gamers might feel left out in the cold. The most important thing is that you can choose three recording devices:
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The Bottom Line This external sound card works great for watching DVDs, listening to tunes, or recording audio on your computer. With stereo recordings, the button-accessible CMSS function can creatvie the stereo recordings to convincingly simulate surround sound. Well, let’s wait for corrections or exclusion of this mode from the working ones, like in case of the Audigy.
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Creative Sound Blaster Extigy
They allowed us to compare the sound by switching between the codec and the front output. Additional utilities on the CD Audio Stream Recorder is a utility that captures and records an audio stream in case of broadcasting via the Internet, for example, when you are listening to radio stations. Each of these inputs has a separate ADC, though there is only one device for recording.
For professional work you’d better get a card on the Envy24 and AKM codec.
Creative Soundblaster Extigy SB0130 Sound Blaster
Creative SoundBlaster Extigy 1 Primary buffer available 59 Total 2D hardware mixing buffers available 59 Static 2D hardware mixing buffers available 59 Streaming 2D hardware mixing buffers available 59 Total 3D hardware buffers available 59 Static 3D hardware buffers available 59 Streaming 3D hardware buffers available 0 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: As nice as the configuration is, I would have liked to see one more digital optical input on the Extigy, so that you could leave several digital components hooked up simultaneously.
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.
For our testing we used an average-level desktop system: Best Selling in Sound Cards External. Added Features Enabled compressed AC3 pass-through for output to an external decoder.
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The spectrograms prove it. This patch is for products bundled with Creative Disc Detector. The Sound Blaster Extigy Quick Start is a high-quality professionally-designed utility which answers all questions step by step about all connectors and modes of the Extigy.
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Extigy is crewtive a direct competitor of the Audigy; with this product Creative just tries to extend their market and find new niches. Obviously, if you’re watching a DVD then you’re not doing much else.
When it’s connected, the Extigy replaces your sound card. At the High Quality of sound and in a extigu mode of the USB bus images in the game are drawn smoothly and the sound brings no artifacts.
The main conclusion is that the Extigy is not the best choice for a musician.
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The one you’ve been waiting for. The digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters are of a very high quality–more than a dB signal-to-noise ratio and up to bit 96KHz in and out–so whether you’re listening to PC-based MP3s on your headphones or recording onto your hard drive from an LP, the Extigy delivers remarkably hiss-free sound.
The utility is the most interesting for Creative’s portable players. At default, the Extigy is seen as a WDM card which supports reproduction on 3 different virtual devices. I was able to play games while using the Extigy with no problems. The signal from the codec is extigg weaker in power. Finally–a remote for your PC The remote that comes with the Extigy is a godsend, even though it controls only Creative Labs’ own software.
The most ridiculous thing is that there is one AC’97 codec on the Audigy card. If an earlier PlayCenter is not detected, installation will proceed without WMA support for users running Windows You can put the Extigy on your desk either horizontally or vertically using two rubber feet.
The utility works with any cards of the Live! I eextigy surprised, and in all honesty am still a bit disappointed, cgeative Creative decided on the aging USB 1.