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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It then grabs any audio playing through the system and runs it through its built-in filters. The audio quality of Xmod is evidently lower than that of X-Fi cards, though it compares with the cheap models in price.
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. We even tried it with some music CDs, putting Creative’s claims to the test, and found similar improvements, though not as dramatic. Incredibly simple to use; superb surround sound effect through headphones; relatively low cost; giant silver volume knob.
Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted If you watch a lot of movies on your laptop, or you have a PC with integrated audio, then the Xmod may be just what you want. The Crystalizer restores a good deal of the dynamic range that gets squeezed out during MP3 compression.
And work it surely does.
This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. Listening to various electronica, ripped vinyl, live acoustic performances–anything with sound waves–I sensed underneath the enhanced lows and highs, an energy that just made my music sound nicer.
Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world.
Creative Xmod Review: – PC Components – Sound Cards – PC World Australia
However, I’d love to see this enhancement built right into an MP3 player since it cannot be used on the move. Brand Post The Science Behind Healthy Cooking In multicultural Australia, the opportunity for home cooks to expand their culinary horizons is too tempting to resist.
The device has the following jacks: Creative emphasizes that the surround effect does not utilize reverbs, unlike many other surround technologies. Crystallizer expands the sound field of a stereo signal. However this form-factor is also useful if you are on the move a lot, or have multiple PCs and want to enjoy X-Fi quality audio on all of them.
Creative Xmod Firmware 1. You simply adjust the effects level by rotating the knob. Post a Comment Comment. The box works by creating virtual speakers that surround your ears.
Copyright – Creative Technology Ltd. Our only concern is that with the Crystaliser running, the music does cfeative a slightly manufactured digital sound to it. The product you have selected has been classified as ‘End of Service Life’.
Overall we were thoroughly impressed with how well the Crystaliser did in our tests and the improvement will be obvious to the creatie majority of listeners. This makes it brilliant as a companion for a laptop without a high-end or dedicated sound card. In case of low-quality speakers, accented high frequencies and lows combined with compressed dynamics may sound better to some users. 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.