... In either case, if you need to upgrade your machine’s sound capabilities, the Creative SoundBlaster Connect is just what the doctor ordered
Being a USB device, you simply need to install the drivers, plug it in to a USB socket and away you go. The Sound Blaster Connect ... Read review
"...your machine’s sound capabilities, the Creative SoundBlaster Connect is just what the doctor ordered
Being a USB device, you simply need to install the drivers, plug it in to a USB socket and away you go. The Sound Blaster Connect takes its power from the USB connection so no external power pack is needed which is a major plus point. My system has Windows XP and an existing onboard sound card but it's a bit average. After installation ..."
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"To all who have Vista
The information on the box indicating VISTA support is blatantly misleading. There is no proper support from the Creative site and the drivers available are Beta and wont necessarily install successfully
This is not the first time I have been deceived by Creative but it shall be the last
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"...the top sound card makers, Creative it can be used to connect from either a desktop or laptop to a Ampliflier or a set of computer speakers its a great way of having a great quailty sound card without the fuss off installing an internal sound card.
It has good connectivity and comes with all the cables you need, it can be used to record from a Hi fi and comes with easy to use software that can take your recordings and turn them into MP3 in addition ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
Creative's Sound Blaster Connect is the missing link between a desktop or notebook PC and a Hi-Fi system. Its high-quality, gold-plated RCA connectors ensure optimum clarity, whether recording from a Hi-Fi or enjoying computer audio through Hi-Fi speakers. It's easy to install using the cables supplied, and easy-to-use software makes it easy to convert a record or tape collection to CD or MP3, removing hiss and crackles at the same time! The Sound Blaster Connect has optical digital I/O, which enables it to be connected to home cinema decoders, home studio equipment or Minidisk players, while the front panel includes a volume control as well as microphone and headphone jacks.
48 kHz (max)
Hardware Controls And Indicators
Digital/analogue out switch, volume control
Playback : 16-bit 48 kHz ¦ Record : 16-bit 48 kHz
Expansion / connectivity
1 x SPDIF output ¦ 1 x SPDIF input ¦ 1 x audio line-in/microphone - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x audio line-out - RCA x 2 ¦ 1 x audio line-out ¦ 1 x USB
1 x USB cable ¦ 2 x audio cable ¦ 1 x audio (optical) cable