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Interesting New Sound Card.. or, err, Box. (0 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 10-January-2002  11:50:48 (GMT +10) - by Agg

SYDNEY - January 8, 2002 - Creative Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF), the worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for users of the personal computer and the Internet, today unveiled the Sound Blaster® ExtigyT, the first external Sound Blaster in Creative's history. The Sound Blaster Extigy delivers stunning 24-bit 96kHz multi-channel audio playback and 100dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). It enhances audio for digital music, DVD movies and games from an easy-to-use, compact external device that connects to the notebook or desktop via the Universal Serial Bus (USB) port. The Sound Blaster Extigy will be available in Australia and New Zealand in mid February 2002 at an estimated retail price of AU$399 inc GST.

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The Sound Blaster Extigy also functions apart from the PC as a stand-alone Dolby Digital® decoder for a set-top DVD player. It also serves in a stand-alone capacity when used with a video gaming console or with audio devices such as a digital audio player, CD player, mini-disc player or cassette player to enhance both audio fidelity and support 5.1 multi-channel audio playback. These devices can all easily connect to the front panel of the Sound Blaster Extigy, which also has connections for a microphone or headphones. A wireless remote control is included for additional ease of use.

Full press-release here, product info here.

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