* Enjoy 5.1 surround sound when connected to Cambridge SoundWorks® Desktop Theatre 5.1 DTT3500 Digital speakers or analog connection to home theatre systems.
* Redefine your audio experience with EAX environmental effects and more.
* Take advantage of the powerful digital signal processor and effects engine for quality audio never experienced before.
* Enjoy gaming, music or Internet Entertainment with a fabulous suite of software.
Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 (Special Edition) is the ideal solution if you are looking at exploring a variety of digital entertainment on your PC. Powered by the EMU 10K1 processor, the industry's most advanced audio DSP chip for the PC, it offers you the best audio experience whether you are into gaming, music or Internet Entertainment. In addition, EAX brings true-to-life audio to Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 (SE) with 3D Positional Audio, environmental effects and more.
Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 (SE) comes with built-in support for two-, four- and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio so you can experience 5.1 surround sound in your movies, games and music without the need for an additional expensive Dolby Digital receiver.
For digital entertainment with superb digital audio processing and multi-channel playback, there's nothing like the Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 (SE).
Experience full 5.1 surround sound in either digital or analog output! Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 provides surround sound on your PC with built in support for two, four, or six speaker configurations. You'll get superior Dolby Digital 5.1 sound quality by connecting a Cambridge SoundWorks DeskTop Theater DTT3500 Digital speaker solution to the digital-out connector on Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1.
Quality Digital Signal Processor
The revolutionary EMU10K1 Digital Signal Processor gives you all the power you need to create crystal-clear audio files. Because processing and playback remains entirely digital, your files maintain the highest level of audio quality with settings optimized for headphones, two, four, or 5.1 speakers and home stereo systems.
The Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 provides hardware acceleration for EAX, Microsoft DirectSound® 3D, and DirectSound® gaming and it produces up to 32 3D hardware-accelerated channels, up to 64 hardware-accelerated channels, or up to 1024 voices. With support for real time digital effects like reverb, chorus, echo, flanger, pitch shifting, vocal morpher, ring modulator, auto-wah or distortion, the power provides an overwhelming audio experience.
EAX is a collection of powerful, innovative audio technologies. Developed by Creative's world class audio scientists and built into groundbreaking Personal Digital Entertainment (PDE) Solutions, EAX is changing the way audio is experienced.
EAX adds interactive, high-definition audio to the Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 with 3D audio technology and 5.1 analog and digital sound, to enjoy a premium audio experience in music, movies, and games.
Complete Internet Entertainment Solution
The Sound Blaster Live! Digital Entertainment 5.1 is the ultimate audio entertainment solution for Digital Music and Internet Entertainment. Creative PlayCenter 2 provides a full 320 kbps encoder to allow you to create high quality, compact digital audio files. It allows you to rip and organize your entire music CD collection into either MP3 or WMA formats, transforming your PC into a massive digital music jukebox.