Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. Creative has lifted the X-Fi features related to music from its SoundBlaster cards and packed them into the Xmod. The Xmod’s rubber feet keep it in place on your desktop where the attractive unit fits right in. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the instructions on the screen. Connect your device to your computer. Creative emphasizes that the surround effect does not utilize reverbs, unlike many other surround technologies.

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No drivers are required and there are no complicated settings to adjust.

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Bass is more punchy and prominent, and highs are crisp and alive but without jacking up levels. But it really made a huge listening improvement.

Hands on with the Creative Xmod and the Mac

Continue to next page 01 Headphones Included A set of headphones is included with the Xmod, allowing you to use it for private listening when using your computer.

Support for such products is limited to online materials, such as Knowledgebase Madrivers, application updates and product documentations available on the Creative Customer Support website. You can enable and disable both the 3D and Crystalizer features via ccreative at the side of the Xmod unit.


It enables you to hear what you are recording from the Xmod Line-In jack.

One for headphones, one for speakers. Creative Xmod Firmware for Mac only Filesize: 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.

Hands on with the Creative Xmod and the Mac

It produces deeper bass sounds and clearer voices, providing a clearer, better defined signal for playback. I’m in love with the Creative Xmod. I used it to watch my copy of Cars. See any errors on this page? I listened to several rough and noisy podcasts and the Crystalizer just enhanced the worst bits of the noise. At the heart of the creatove are algorithms that upconvert or as Creative says, “restores” music to bit surround audio audio CDs are bit.

Creative Labs 70SB overview. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The more I use it, the more I realize it’s doing more than just boosting frequencies. This download contains an improved version of the firmware found on your Creative Xmod.

No drivers are necessary. It then grabs any audio playing through the system and runs it through its built-in filters.


And extraneous hiss is minimal at worst. The Crystalizer restores a good deal of the dynamic range that gets squeezed out during MP3 compression. English Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese.

The Creative Xmod boxed. It works well with some music, too, and it’s especially noticeable using headphones, where an instrument coming strictly from one channel is nicely meshed with the other.

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And it turns your plain ordinary headphones into a virtual 5. Close all applications that are currently running. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. It works with both stereo speakers and headphones to keep voices in front of you and ambient sound all around.

In a worst case scenario it’s possible that it might be necessary to select the Xmod as the Default device in Sound and Audio Devices in the Windows Control Panel Mac users may need to do similar.

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