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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Combined with features we 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? With headphones, each ear hears a separate and distinct signal. There isn’t really much else to the unit. The device has the following jacks: Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s crfative.

What it does offer are two key technologies that have an impact on movies and music, namely CMS-3D and Crystaliser. While the audio does have a slightly manufactured sound to it, it’s nonetheless impressive. There is only one difference between them – headphones don’t need crosstalk cancellation. Galaxy S9 brings Samsung two steps forward, one step back.


You can enable and disable both the 3D and Crystalizer features via switches at the side of the Xmod unit. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Home Extreme creative xmod. Xmod sounded much better than AC’97 – we could hear more details and fewer distortions.

Dynamic range, dB A: From around the web. We’ve changed, we promise. Because MP3s have cornered the market, sound engineers are now recording artists differently, often touting loudness over fidelity a nice read on the death of high fidelity. The idea is that this will have a big impact on compressed music such as MP3s, although Creative also claims it will make your CDs sound better than standard CD quality. Creative has lifted the X-Fi features related to music from its SoundBlaster cards and packed them into the Xmod.

Creative Xmod

Frequency response from 40 Hz to 15 kHzdB: Big data, churn, customer experience and fraud major challenges for the telecoms Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in At the heart of the technology are algorithms that upconvert or as Creative says, “restores” music to bit surround audio audio CDs are bit. Adjustments are made using the large silver knob in the centre of the unit; allowing you to control the intensity of the effects and volume.


The only issue is it won’t run without external power. However, I’d love to see this enhancement built right into xmoe MP3 player since it cannot be used on the move. The effect is more noticeable with side surrounds left, right, left rear and right rear.

And extraneous hiss is minimal at worst. Noise level, dB A: Write a comment below.

Incredibly simple to use; superb surround sound effect through headphones; relatively low cost; giant silver volume knob. Post a Comment Comment.

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The critical role of connectivity. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Video 3Digests Video cards: In case of low-quality speakers, accented high frequencies and lows combined with compressed dynamics may sound better to some users.

Creative offered an unusual product – Xmod – at the last press conference held in Moscow on October 5, Listening to music, it was easier for us to pick up the different instruments being used, and the sound was much fuller and rounder.