14 Facts About Audigy


Sound Blaster Audigy is a product line of sound cards from Creative Technology.

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Audigy family is available for PCs with a PCI or PCI Express slot, or a USB port.

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Audigy cards equipped with EMU10K2 could process up to 4 EAX environments simultaneously with its on-chip DSP and native EAX 3.

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Sound Blaster Audigy LS is similar to the Audigy SE in that it supports neither hardware acceleration nor FireWire.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 featured an updated EMU10K2 processor called CA0102 to gain access to CA0151 which is a separate chip.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS was a revision of the Audigy 2 with a slightly improved signal-to-noise ratio and DTS-ES for DVD playback.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook is a CardBus version of the Audigy 2 ZS released in Fall 2004 for the notebook market.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Video Editor was an external USB soundcard, which combined audio playback, accelerated video editing and a 4-port USB 2.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Value was a somewhat stripped down version of the Audigy 2 ZS - It uses EMU10K2.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 2 NX was an external USB soundcard, supporting 24 bit playback, but with no DSP chip.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 4 uses CA10300 DSP instead of the more advanced CA10200 and does not have external hub, FireWire port or gold connectors.

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Sound Blaster Audigy 4 SE is a Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro without the remote control.

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Sound Blaster Audigy Rx, released in September 2013, uses E-MU CA10300 from Audigy 4, but with a dedicated 600-ohm headphone amplifier, one TOSLINK optical output, and a PCI Express ×1 interface supported via a PLX Technology bridge controller.

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Sound Blaster Audigy Fx, released in September 2013, is a HDA card, it uses an ALC898 chip from Realtek, includes a 600-ohm amplifier, Sound Blaster Audigy Fx Control Panel, EAX Studio Software, and independent line-in and microphone inputs.

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