Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. I rarely use any of their provided software. Putting “Microsoft MIDI Mapper” in the right box gives a more smooth sound, but occasionally there occurs a little annoying crackling. The reverb is excellent. We were mostly interested in difference in sounding of the Audigy and Extigy. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Despite the optimistic diagnostics and 10ms latency it’s impossible to work with audio on the Athlon processor at such latency because of lack of power.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Analogue stereo input and output volume levels can be adjusted using knobs on the exgigy of the Extigy, via the taskbar mixer or with the Creative Audio Mixer. If there are ID3 tags, it’s possible to group music according to performers and genres.

Creative Sound Blaster Extigy:

Note also that headphones need a powerful buffer amplifier, otherwise the output stage can be overloaded at the middle and high volume level at the low-resistance load. I own a laptop on which are two crappy speakers.

Further, when you plug in the Extigy the device will activate itself and determine the number of active speakers or headphones. This is a very primitive software synth coming at least with XP. 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’s possible that the USB bus bandwidth is too narrow or the processor is too weak to transfer audio streams and for program playback of the MIDI synthesis. Fortunately, I got my problem solved before having to call the company.

Sound Blaster Extigy Review

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The sound was clear and distortionless. And MixMeister impressed us to no end, with its smart fade-ins, fade-outs, Webcasting abilities, normalisation and automatic beat matching.

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This may be a good item, but I have no idea since the customer support is so bad. A remote control is standard.

There was a problem completing your request. The Extigy adds a long list of input and output jacks to your desktop. Get to Know Us. For the Extigy you ,idi set manually a frequency of audio data transfer via a USB bus, as well as a primary sampling rate in which all other frequencies will be converted in a real time mode. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Sound Blaster Extigy Tour is a dynamic presentation which explains all advantages of the Extigy.

You can put the Extigy on your desk either horizontally mixi vertically using two rubber feet. BioShock Infinite and Metro: Hooked up with Logitech Z 5.


Fortunately, quality of the soft MIDI synthesis of the Extigy is better than it was in the previous generations. Extigh 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.

Extigy + Win7 x64 + MIDI. Hours of research has led me here.

One last inspection test we did which was really just an excuse to play Serious Sam: And etxigy of all, because quality of a linear-in is often worse than that of midj linear-out, and the input is rarely used by users.

USB bandwith does not allow the Extigy to live up to the Creative standard of its other product lines. Creative Sound Blaster Extigy. The difference is amazing: At default, the Extigy is seen as a WDM card which supports reproduction on 3 different virtual devices. The conversion formula 20 log 0. However, it did not, as advertised, override my defective sound card.