The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD accepts video from either an external connection, mixes it with digital audio, and outputs the combined video and lossless multichannel audio via a single HDMI 1.3 port. The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD has been designed around the latest Creative PCI Express X-Fi audio processor. For home theater enthusiasts, the processor includes HDMI 1.3 support and features Dolby Digital and DTS encoding for a single-cable connection to home theater systems. For gamers, the card leverages the power of the PCI Express-optimized X-Fi processor to deliver accelerated audio for improved game performance, with ultra-realistic EAX 5.0 effects and 3D positional audio.
The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD is the first and only industry-supported native-PCI Express soundcard offering uncompressed audio supporting 24p True Cinema output. By delivering crystal-clear all-digital audio and video via a single HDMI connection, the Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD dramatically simplifies cabling and provides the highest-quality home theater experience.
In compliance with HDCP and AACS, the Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD can play Blu-ray Audio with no downsampling, and play High bit-rate Audio such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio bitstream without altering the original sound when combined with Cyberlink PowerDVD (available separately).
PCI Express Audio Processor The AuzenTech X-Fi HomeTheater HD features Creative Labs' native-PCI Express audio processor that can take full advantage of the higher-throughput of the PCI Express bus, delivering accelerated audio for improved game performance with ultra-realistic EAX 5.0 effects and 3D positional audio. PCI-Express also offers secure performance, which is important to audio data processing requiring both security and continuity.
HDMI v1.3a Compliant and 24p Compatible HDMI simplifies the cabling and enables the AuzenTech X-Fi HomeTheater HD to output a bitstream of high-definition, multichannel audio from Blu-ray Discs with no downsampling for taking full advantage of lossless digital audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio when combined with Cyberlink PowerDVD. The X-Fi HomeTheater HD also supports 24p True Cinema output. Now you can enjoy Blu-ray movies in the way they were meant to be heard.
High Quality Sound The Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD uses high end audio components, an 115dB D/A converter and tuned analog circuit to output up to PCM 8-channel, sampling rate of 24-bit/192kHz for the best audio possible during music, gaming and movies. Integrated 64MB X-Ram allows for complicated 3D sound effects processing. In addition, discerning of audiophiles can tune the sound via replaceable front (L/R) Operational Amplifier (OPAMP).
Dolby Digital Live The on-board Dolby Digital Live real-time content encoder generates a Dolby Digital bit stream from any PC sound source to unleash the full surround sound potential of your home theater system. Simply connect your PC to a Dolby Digital enabled AV receiver or devices via a single cable connection and start enjoying thrilling surround sound from 3D games, DVDs, music and more.
DTS Neo: PC and DTS Interactive (Not available for Windows XP) DTS Interactive encodes any digital sound source into DTS Digital Surround for transport and playback through any DTS-enabled system via a signal cable connection, such as powered PC speakers, an A/V receiver or any other DTS- compatible surround decoder sound system, eliminating the hassle of multiple cables and ensuring audio signal integrity. A perfect companion to DTS Interactive, the NEO: PC turns any 2-channel stereo audio into 7.1 channel sound.
EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 EAX ADVANCED HD 5.0 delivers incredibly realistic gaming audio. Drench yourself in an exceptionally dynamic and sensational gaming world.
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