Find great deals on eBay for Creative Xmod in Desktop External Sound Cards. Shop with confidence. The Good Creative’s Xmod enhances compressed audio by effectively converting it to bit audio; attractive and easy-to-use hardware;. Creative’s Xmod is an interesting little product that manages to bring Creative’s patented X-Fi sound processor into a portable form factor.
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This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. Get it from Computer Corporation on for R It offers a Flash demo: This worked great with compressed, clean audio, like the compressed WMA signal from my Zune. Creafive, it isn’t a fully fledged X-Fi Card and doesn’t have all the features and settings available on a regular, internal card.
Basically, the device takes source audio and, in real time, applies Creative’s X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity technology to the audio, and the results are pretty substantial.
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Double-click the downloaded file and follow the instructions on the screen. It would have been interesting for creatjve of sound cards to have an external device, similar to Xmod in functions, but using internal features of the PCI card. If you want to step up your Mac audio to the next level, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money on sound cards and speakers, the Creative XMod is a great way to get a lot of bang and crash and boom and kapow for your buck.
The device is compatible with creativw that are encoded in multiple surround channels. Write a comment below. Creative emphasizes that the surround effect does not utilize reverbs, unlike many other surround technologies. But it really made a huge listening improvement. To be completely fair however, Creative makes no explicit promotion of this capability anywhere on the packaging, so it’s unlikely to be a major selling point anyway.
Combined with features we are used to see on the X-Fi series of soundcards such as the X-Fi Crystallizer and CMSS-3D support, is this chocolate bar-sized portable device really worth considering?
It produces deeper bass sounds and clearer voices, providing a clearer, better defined signal for playback. Logitech audio enhancer external sound card.
The box works by creating virtual speakers that surround your ears. The Xmod is a 4.
The large control allows to adjust volume, effect intensity, as well as to mute sound, when pressed. Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. Big data, churn, customer experience and fraud major challenges for the telecoms On the other hand, test results compare with characteristics of inexpensive codecs. Artificial Intelligence 44 votes. We were a little skeptical at first, concerned it would simply increase the range on certain sounds, but a few seconds of comparative listening quickly turned us into believers.
The design feels a little flimsy for a portable device, but as long as you take care not to be too rough it should survive most journeys. View full cart Remove all. MP3s do sound better The Crystalizer upconverts music crwative bit audio and fills in the missing gaps in lower and higher frequencies.
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However, I’d love to see this enhancement built right into an MP3 player since it cannot be used on the move. This stylish white module contains their X-Fi audio technology that enhances sound travelling through the unit.
While the effect is effective, it’s the aptly named Crystalizer that gives the Xmod its street cred. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. Cons USB connection creaitve limits the device, Sound is slightly manufactured.
This makes it brilliant as a companion for a laptop without a high-end or dedicated sound card. User Comments Got something to say? Join or follow us: I used it to watch my copy of Cars.
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The Bottom Line The reasonably priced Creative Xmod does a remarkable job of making audio sound brighter, deeper, and more vibrant. For a complete listing of downloads, you can manually search our database. This palm-size, slick-looking device is designed to improve the quality of MP3s and other compressed ccreative, as well as audio CDs.
You can enable and disable both the 3D and Crystalizer features via switches at the side of the Xmod unit. It xmox directly via USB port and surprisingly does not need any driver downloads to work.
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