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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Perhaps, Creative engineers should work on better usage for the rich processing capacity of the chip installed zmod these cards. The effect is more noticeable with side surrounds left, right, left rear and right rear. It connects directly via USB port and surprisingly does not need any driver downloads to work. Creative offered an unusual product – Xmod – at the last press conference held in Moscow on October 5, We crextive recommend this mode for music listening, but for enjoying other media, such as games or movies, it was quite effective.

Music definitely sounds more vibrant and has more energy to it. With speakers, there’s no head stuck in the middle and there are cross-over sounds because your ears can hear both outputs, so the virtualizer has to take that into account.

Combined with features creztive 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? The Crystalizer restores a good deal creatlve the dynamic range that gets squeezed out during MP3 compression. View our privacy policy before signing up.

This stylish white module contains their X-Fi audio technology that enhances sound travelling through the unit. Added Features or Enhancements: Xmod sounded much better than AC’97 – we could hear more details and fewer distortions.


Do not disconnect your device while the firmware is being updated. The one you’ve been waiting for. The real gem of this product, however, is the X-Fi Crystaliser mode. The Xmod is a 4. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Incredibly simple to use; superb surround sound effect through headphones; relatively low cost; giant silver volume knob.

The giant silver knob acts as both a volume knob and effects level adjustment.

The 24 bit 96 kHz mode demonstrates lower definition, though the codec officially supports this mode. And work it surely does.

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. A good buy, especially if you have a pair of decent headphones. I remind you that according to the manufacturer, the key advantage of X-Fi cards is support for these two technologies: User Comments Got something to say?

It’s this little white box that hooks up to your computer by USB. The only issue is it won’t run without external power. With headphones, each ear hears a separate and distinct signal. You can now buy a single dot in COD: Creative Xmod Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The coolest thing about this device is that it is portable. It has three controls; a large silver volume knob and two switches for CMS-3D and Crystaliser respectively.

What it does xnod are two key technologies that have an impact creatvie movies and music, namely CMS-3D and Crystaliser. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. The device has the following jacks: Review Sections Review Prices Specs. The available download s for Creative Xmod is listed below. It offers a Flash ccreative Get it from Computer Corporation on for R The audio quality of Xmod is evidently lower than that of X-Fi cards, though it compares with the cheap models in price.


It then grabs any audio playing through the system and runs it through its built-in filters. One for headphones, one for speakers. That’s how cool the virtual localization was.

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On the other hand, test results compare with characteristics of inexpensive codecs. We even tried it with some music CDs, putting Creative’s claims to the test, and found similar improvements, though not as dramatic.

For a complete listing of downloads, you can manually search our database. Good large digital volume control, separate outputs for headphones and speakers, built-in effects that can be disabled.

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So you’ll want to pick the right times to switch this bit on. The device is compatible with both Mac OS X Logitech audio enhancer external sound card. The large control allows to adjust volume, effect intensity, as well as to mute sound, when pressed.

Creative emphasizes that the surround effect does not utilize reverbs, unlike many other surround technologies.

The mid-range remains unchanged for the most part, although it seems a little richer, and detail remains about the same whether the Crystaliser is on or off. Adjustments are made using the large silver knob in the centre of the unit; allowing you to control the intensity of crfative effects and volume.