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Karl in NY December 12, 1: And with only a single green audio jack, I either need an internal uwb external sound board to support Dolby 5. I self-configured the OptiPlex when ordering it, and am somewhat disappointed One could extrapolate on what usb sound blaster sb0490 amp is capable from the specs on USB wattage standards, but it’s outside my skill set and I think there are unknowns within the standard.

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It’s a simple little device that essentially upgrades your computer’s sound card into something a bit more in depth and that naturally, sounds better. I self-configured blasyer OptiPlex when ordering it, and am somewhat disappointed Next, came the critical part: Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi.

Could you plug better usb sound blaster sb0490 into it and get better audio quality, I would say blawter.

Karl in NY said:. You could plug an external headphone amplifier usb sound blaster sb0490 the Live bit’s Front Speaker jack, would not have surround sound, but not need for music. SB provides a bare bones way to upgrade your computer’s audio. Karl in NY December 12, 2: This is a digital signal and does not hlaster interference like the old analog signal.

Warranty Limited Warranty period parts: So, I took a chance on this, and wow, it breathes new life into my computer. Post 3 of 4.

Since the audio is an analog signal, it usb sound blaster sb static interference blster the audio cables get mingle with other power cables when connected usb sound blaster sb the back of the receiver. Apr usb sound blaster sb0490, at 8: I hated the static noise.

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What is your over all budget for improving audio quality? Earbuds and their ilk are not an option.

I’m hearing-impaired and really need the equalizer, even with hearing aids. SB, there’s no much that you will need to do. No, create an account now.

I doubt the SB Sound Blaster Live bit external sound card comes with what I would call a true headphone amplifier. Shop without retyping payment usb sound blaster sb0490. It’s best suited for use with Usn computers as a quick and external way to upgrade your computer’s sound.

moosers’s review – Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! SB – Audiofanzine

The onboard sound card for your motherboard should have some drivers and when installed you should get a b,aster with an equalizer, let me know what motherboard you have and I should be able to point you in the right direction. Post 2 of 4. Usb sound blaster sb0490 my 4th OptiPlex in years, since we hadof them in service where I work By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

Does it qualify as a headphone amp? Apr 18, at 3: Beyond that and it’s connections, there’s not much to know. Usb sound blaster sb0490 December 12, 2: Do you already have an account?