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Xi-Fi or emu 1212m for pure music and movies??

by billli726 / January 19, 2006 1:19 PM PST

im wondering weather to get the EMU or the new Xi-Fi seris just for music and movies, no gaming. which one provide more feature, and which one have the better sound . .price is about 160 to 210

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(NT) (NT) Get the X-Fi.
by Bi0-Hazard / January 19, 2006 1:20 PM PST
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by billli726 / January 19, 2006 1:26 PM PST
In reply to: (NT) Get the X-Fi.

why do you think Xi-Fi is better than emu???

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by Bi0-Hazard / January 19, 2006 1:38 PM PST
In reply to: Why????

Creative has been in the business for a long time producing top-notch sound cards. I have heard an X-Fi card, and the sound is simply amazing. Try with some headphones and it gets better.

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get the E-MU
by therealCSMR / January 25, 2006 2:29 PM PST

Unless you need multichannel sound get the E-MU which has the edge in sound quality and has better connectors.

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by CG-TG / January 25, 2006 8:55 PM PST

I am looking at the box for both, and I don't think they have updated the drivers on the Emulator X Studio drivers to do DVD movie playback. The X-Fi is designed to do this sort of thing with limited difficulty. What are you going to use for the speakers? Are you going out to a stereo or a set of speakers? I willl drop my contacts at EMU an email to make sure the drivers have not been updated. Even if they have, I would still lean to the X-Fi unless you need to do studio recording quality.

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im using a 2.1 speakers and a stero system
by billli726 / January 28, 2006 3:59 PM PST
In reply to: X-Fi

im think about geting the x-fi, but i not sure extrememusic or the platium edition. one is price at 109 and the other is about 160. im not sure the bundle witht he remote is worth 50 dollars.

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Advatage Of The Extra
by CG-TG / February 9, 2006 10:20 AM PST

The extra drive bay is handy if you need the extra connectors. It is nice having a real 1/4" headphone jack for night time - no standing on your head. If you don't see the value now, you can usually order the extra piece from customer service down the road at a slight premium. What ever you do - DO NOT TRY TO USE THE DRIVE BAY FROM A PREVIOUS VERSION. You will probably blow out your card - if you are lucky.

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Studio recording quality
by MarkASparks / January 29, 2006 2:31 AM PST
In reply to: X-Fi


What do you recommend to do studio recording quality?

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(NT) (NT) i would go with e-mu.
by billli726 / January 29, 2006 6:38 AM PST
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Studio Recording - Go With EMU Cards
by CG-TG / February 9, 2006 10:16 AM PST
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