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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We found it was reasonably effective at this, creating a more immersive listening experience, with more definition and better placement of individual instruments and sounds. The Crystalizer restores a good deal of the dynamic range that gets squeezed out during MP3 compression.

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High definition formats are not for Xmod. From around the web. This new product is an external device with USB interface that can work with a computer as well as separately.

Our main complaint with the design is its reliance on external power. Don’t show this again.

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Considering that no drivers or other software is necessary for use, all features are adjustable on the unit itself. MP3s do sound better The Crystalizer upconverts music to bit audio and fills in the missing gaps in lower and higher frequencies.


So you’ll want to pick the right times to switch this bit on. The whole unit is smaller than a deck of cards and is extremely lightweight. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. I’m in love with the Creative Xmod.

This download contains an improved version of the firmware found on your Creative Xmod. If it creatvie be battery powered as well, it would be ideal to carry around with you on the road, but the reliance on a computer means it is severely limited. This palm-size, slick-looking device is designed to improve the quality of MP3s and other compressed audio, as well as audio CDs. Maxim Liadov maxim ixbt. Its use is certainly questionable for high-quality devices.

A special web site is dedicated to Xmod. In fact, there is no software or drivers to install at all. Creative has creayive the X-Fi features related to music from its SoundBlaster cards and packed them into the Xmod.

Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The Xmod is a 4.

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The device is compatible with files that are encoded in multiple surround channels. This stylish white module contains their X-Fi audio technology that enhances sound travelling through creatkve unit. With the popularity of laptops over desktop PCs, and the zillion other portable media devices that interface with your computer rather than with your standard stereo system, it comes as no surprise that Creative is looking for ways to cater to that segment as well.


Examining the bit Crystalizer Technology. Listening to various electronica, ripped vinyl, live acoustic performances–anything with sound waves–I sensed underneath the enhanced lows and highs, an energy that just made my music sound nicer. Headphone jack fans lost out to fullscreen smartphones in The mid-range remains unchanged for the most part, although it seems a little richer, and detail remains about the same whether the Crystaliser creativf on or off. The portable form factor, combined with the cheap price make this an ideal solution for quality audio on a budget.

The idea is that this will have a big impact on compressed music such as MP3s, creatvie Creative also claims creaive will make your CDs sound better than standard CD quality.