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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. Very good in detail There are actually no records in this mode now, except such exotic ones as DVD Audio or musicstudio phonograms. Creative Sound Blaster Extigy: Since this device has so many inputs and outputs, it’s only natural that it comes with no fewer than nine different applications to parse everything coming in and out: Besides, there is a hardware DolbyDigital decoder which can work independently. Analogue stereo input and output volume levels can be adjusted using knobs on the front of the Extigy, via the taskbar mixer or with the Creative Audio Mixer.

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They should take at least Audigy card with WDM drivers. This mode would suit better for DTT or Inspire speakers which have a more powerful central channel and where small speakers do not allow making a uniform sound environment without using of all 5 satellites. Let’s compare the card with the Audigy.

Creative Sound Blaster Extigy

Since the Extigy can’t send Dolby Digital 5. On the one hand, a 1 GHz processor, a chipset with a fast bus sounf MBytes of memory are not a problem today, bit on the other hand, owners of not the latest notebooks might have problems with the Extigy, namely, loss or slowing down of sound when eound is played when other applications work in parallel.

The recording works well, though there are still problems in the MIDI of unevenness of playback during recording.

Some once brilliant Live! That is why quality of a front channel is traditionally lower than of a rear one. Other eextigy the Creative and Cambridge speakers mentioned above, the Extigy should be used with only surround-sound computer speakers since they have the correct analogue inputs.


Unfortunately, the Extigy with the current drivers doesn’t have preset “headphones”, that is why quality of sound positioning in the headphones yields to the Audigy cards.

We have the same impression when we recorded in real conditions. Creative Play Center is the third version of the Creative’s player which extigyy appeared in the Audigy series.

So, what about a low noise at any signal level? Write a comment below. They sounnd us to compare the sound by switching between the codec and the front output. Each of these inputs has a separate ADC, though there is only one device for recording.

You should realize that with the above requirements the drivers and programs will just be successfully installed and can be used. But to prevent configuration issues, your system reverts seamlessly back to your internal sound card when the Extigy is disconnected or powered down.

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Second Encounter and Unreal Tournament 4. With stereo recordings, the button-accessible CMSS function can up-mix the stereo recordings to convincingly simulate surround sound. People who want to tackle multi-track recording or MDI work should go with the Sound Blaster Audigy instead since its latency is 2ms or less, as opposed to the Extigy’s 40ms. And since the Extigy is not a good choise for such people, let’s leave this mode aside. Interesting points here include the fact that the MiniDisc Center inserts pauses between songs so that your MiniDisc unit separates the tunes.

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 from your PC.

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.


On the rear panel there are outputs for active acoustic systems, 3 minijack analog connectors and one 4-pin minijack digital connector which is typical of Creative sound cards. The system performance will also improve. By the way, when moved along the vertical plane the souund alters; it means that the Extigy and Audigy cards have normal realization of vertical positioning of sound, whatever opponents of Exyigy and cards with the EAX support may say.

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It’s like a video card working in the x mode which renders an image for x and uses interpolation for the higher resolution. Conclusion Our tests show that the Extigy can’t replace completely a modern sound card such as Audigy, but it successfully competes against the Audigy in sound quality and friendliness.

It also makes your computer feel more like a TV since you can adjust volume from the couch. How To Receive Warranty Service.

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Extigy Specs – CNET

Games The card was tested in the Serious Sam: You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. According to Creative, by the time of wide popularization of the USB 2. You should realize that the measured intermodulation distortions makes sense only at high frequencies that is why it brings the most troubles for those who record music from extiyg radio tuner when broadcasting at 19 kHz gives a pilot signal of a high level.