Sound Blaster Live!(TM) Platinum brings you the ultimate audio experience, whether you're downloading Internet audio, playing PC games, creating your own music, or enjoying other kinds of entertainment on your PC. Sound Blaster Live! Platinum provides the combination of digital-quality audio, a full-featured software bundle, and connectivity to external devices from the front of your PC instead of the back! The featured Live!(TM) Drive offers front panel connection to home stereo receivers, MIDI instruments, digital services, headphones and more.
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum comes with all the music/MP3 creation and gaming software you will need in order to experience the best audio possible on your PC. Bundled with: one full version of Creative Digital Audio Center for high quality MP3 creation at up to 5X acceleration, 3 full game titles: Descent 3, Need for Speed 4: High Stakes, & Thief: the Dark Project, Cakewalk Express, Sound Forge XP, Mixman Studio, and many other creation, customization and playback tools. (link to bundled software)
And it's powered by the superior EMU10K1(TM) audio processor, which allows audio and effects to be processed in real-time for encoding MP3 and other audio files with Environmental Audio effects. Environmental Audio simulates the acoustical properties of an environment that you can customize such as: concert hall, stadium, underwater and much more. Add preset effects for jazz, pop, rock, and more, similar to your home stereo presets. You can even create a whole new dimension to your listening experience enhancing your MP3 and other audio files by adding synchronized visual animation with LAVA's interactive music scenes.
Utilize the full potential of Sound Blaster Live! Platinum when connected to multi-channel speakers such as Desktop Theater or FourPointSurroun d speakers for pure digital surround sound. Or take your music to go with you with Creative Nomad, portable digital audio player.
The Sound Blaster Live! Platinum is Live!Ware upgradeable so your sound card is always up to date with the latest audio features and standards. Just download software to your reprogrammable EMU10K1 processor and get the latest updates.
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum provides the combination of digital quality audio, a full featured software bundle and connectivity to your PC instead of the back. If you're looking for the BEST audio experience, Sound Blaster Live! Platinum does it all.
With Sound Blaster Live! Platinum, you can:
Connect multiple audio sources using Live! Drive's convenient front panel connectors
Maximize your listening experience with the most complete software bundle for playing games and creating MP3 music
Enjoy accurate surround sound reproduction when digitally connected to FourPointSurround speakers
Experience the most powerful integrated digital audio engine for outstanding music and effects