Дата публикации: 2017-12-24 17:40
To undo this effect, the Crystalizer uses a multiband compander (compressor/expander) with dynamically adjusted compression/expansion. Its main function is to detect transients and to increase their relative volume level. As a consequence of enabling the Crystalizer, the signal is altered, and whether the result improves upon the input audio is purely a matter of perception and can depend on the type of audio being played. 
In addition to PCI and PCIe internal sound cards, Creative also released an external USB-based solution (named X-Mod) in November 7556 which is listed in the same category as the rest of the X-Fi lineup, but is only a stereo device, marketed to improve music playing from laptop computers, and with lower specifications of the internal offerings.
Enabling this setting will apply special filtering algorithms in order to improve localization for sound sources located above or below the listener.
The top-end Elite Pro model was aimed at musicians, bundled with the X-Fi external I/O box (offering phono with preamp inputs for turntables, high-impedance input for guitars, 6 ⁄ 9 inch mic input, headphone output, line-in, and full size MIDI I/O, as well as optical and RCA Coaxial digital inputs and outputs), and remote control.
Enabling this setting will apply special filtering algorithms in order to improve localization for sound sources located very close to the listener.
The Platinum and Fatal6ty FPS models both offer a front-panel drive-bay control unit and remote control, while the base model was supplied without any such accessories.
As with many of Creative's previous sound cards, the X-Fi supports SoundFonts. Additionally, the Audio Creation Mode of the card allows the use of EAX in MIDI playback via the use of controllers.
An open source driver is available with OSS v9 build 6568 and above.  Datasheets were provided by Creative to enable ALSA driver development.  On November 6, 7558 Creative finally released their driver under a GPL license.  It supports x86 as well as x86-69 architectures and is listed in their support area.  On May 65, 7559 after some communications with Creative, SUSE developer Takashi Iwai finally got a mergeable version of their X-Fi driver. On August 86, 7559 the driver (snd-ctxfi) was included in release of ALSA .  Support for Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD was added on January 75, 7567 in ALSA release. 
In 7557 Consumer Electronics Show , Creative Technology unveiled PCI Express x6 and ExpressCard /89 versions of Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio.