Auzentech introduced a new high-end PCI Express audio card, the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1is based on the Creative X-Fi and supports 7.1 surround sound. It should be available in retail stores for around $130.
Auzentech, Inc (www.auzentech.com) today announced the immediate release of the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 sound card, a full-height, custom designed PCI Express® sound card built around the Creative PCI Express audio processor. The Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 promises "breathtaking" audio for music and movies with DTS™ Neo: PC & DTS™ Interactive. And when it's time to unwind with your favorite PC Game, you won't be left behind with EAX 4.0.
Below are the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 sound card Key Features, Innovations, and some inside information on how Auzentech designed the card for optimal performance with both Digital and Analog audio.
* Creative X-Fi native PCI Express audio processor
* Supports 7.1 channel playback up to 24-bit/96kHz for speaker outputs
* Supports stereo playback up to 24-bit/192kHz with 120dB DAC for Headphone output
* All output OPAMPs (x5) are replaceable by the end-user
* Exclusive Hi-Fi headphone amplifier supports professional headphones with 1/4" phone jack
* Stereo/Balanced mode microphone pre-amplifier supports professional microphones
* Premium quality audio parts
* I/O Mode Control, Pointing Ground Design™, X-Balance Power Generation System™ (described below)
* Optical/Coaxial combo connector for S/PDIF output
* Intel® HD Audio 10-1 pin front panel connector
Auzentech has a history of offering sound cards with innovative technology. The Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 sound card continues that tradition with Input / Output Mode Control so the user can adapt the sound card to the environment, Independent Headphone Output Circuitry for professional headphones, and Auzentech's proprietary Pointing Ground Power Supply for audio free from power supply noise.
Digital and Analog
As with all previous Auzentech sound cards, the Auzen X-Fi Bravura 7.1 is designed for optimal audio output, both Digital and Analog. The Creative X-Fi PCI Express Core Interface audio processor is located on the back of the circuit board, while the analog circuitry is on the front. This allows for greater signal differentiation and better-performing analog circuit design.