A Dramatic Breakthrough in Audio Quality for Playback, Games and Creation
Sound Blaster® Audigy® 4 Pro is an amazing fusion of Entertainment and Music Creation. Featuring ultra-high quality DACs and an External I/O Hub which provides 6 Stereo Inputs/6 Stereo Outputs, Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro enables amazingly clean recording of six channels at 24-bit/96kHz with low latency ASIO 2.0 support
Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro also comes with the all new Entertainment Center software and remote control unit, transforming your PC into an Entertainment Center with easy MP3 and movies playback and navigation.
* Incredible 113dB SNR 24-bit/192kHz DACs for superior 24-bit ADVANCED HD audio clarity
* Entertainment Center Software and IR Remote allows easy navigation through your movies, music and pictures
* EAX® 4.0 ADVANCED HD Effects that are so real, you will feel like you are in the game
* External I/O Hub allows you to connect all your music devices at one time for studio quality audio creation
* Smart Recorder allows you to schedule audio recordings and remove unwanted audio artifacts
Studio Quality Audigy® 4 Pro External I/O Hub
* Studio quality I/O with advanced connectivity. Includes analog stereo connectors for six channel input, optical and coaxial digital I/O, full sized MIDI I/O, microphone with gain control, headphone with volume control, and two 1394 FireWire® ports.
Professional Quality Music
* Create Professional quality music with low latency ASIO 2.0 support, SoundFont support, and high quality audio hardware.
High Quality A/D Converters
* Record your own music and audio samples with high quality 24-bit/96kHz A/D Converters for amazingly clean and accurate recordings.
* Easily create recordings with Creative Smart Recorder. Supports automatic scheduling of recordings, includes Creative's advanced Audio Clean-up algorithm to remove unwanted audio artifacts and support for auto triggered recordings.
Superior 24-bit ADVANCED HD quality audio
Sound Blaster 24-bit Advanced HD
* Enjoy superior 24-bit ADVANCED HD quality audio with 113dB SNR 24-bit/192kHz DACs and studio quality EAX® ADVANCED HD MUSIC settings.
Full Windows Media Player 9 Support
* Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro is the ideal platform for Windows Media 9 content including full 24-bit/96kHz audio in discrete 5.1 surround sound.
Advanced Resolution 24-bit DVD-Audio Playback
* DVD-Audio offers 5 times the audio detail of CD audio in 24-bit/192kHz stereo, and 24bit/96kHz in 5.1 surround. Experience compelling music playback in pristine audio quality, clarity, and depth.
* "Lossy" compression formats like MP3 reduces file size by removing audio frequencies. The "Lossless" (MLP) compression format of DVD-Audio retains all the characteristics of the original ambient recording without compromising audio fidelity.
# Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro is the only available PC platform to deliver Advanced Resolution playback at 24-bit/192kHz in stereo or 24-bit/96kHz in 5.1 surround in crystal clear 113dB SNR audio quality.
Patented Creative CMSS® 3D Audio Technology
* Allows you to listen to all your digital music in virtual surround with headphones or captivating surround with 5.1 or 7.1 speakers.
EAX® Music Console with Acoustic Enhancements
* Make your digital music sound dramatically better with EAX ADVANCED HD MUSIC tools including Bass Boost, Multi-Band Graphics Equalizer on all 8 channels, Audio Clean-Up and Karaoke.
Punch up the bass with all PC audio.
Multi-Channel Graphic Equalizer
Personalize playback across all 8 channels.
Remove noise from MP3s of old recordings.
Remove vocals and sing along to your favorite music tracks.
Automatically match volume levels across music tracks.
Add acoustic effects like Concert Hall to your music.
THX® Certified Sound Card for Cinematic Audio
* Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro has received the prestigious THX Multimedia Certification making it the perfect choice for delivering cinematic quality audio on the PC.
* Unique Creative THX Setup Console provides accurate audio calibration for a precise speaker listening environment.
Complete Cinematic Surround Sound with DTS-ES and Dolby® Digital EX Movies
* Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro features built-in DTS-ES and Dolby Digital EX decoding to deliver captivating audio playback in 5.1 or 7.1 surround with DVD movies.
EAX® 4.0 ADVANCED HD Effects
EAX ADVANCED HD
* Multi-Environments produce life-like sound as multiple environments that are simultaneously processed in real-time that deliver effects that are so real, you will feel like you are in the game.
Comprehensive Multi-Channel Surround with 3D Games
5.1 6.1 7.1
* Enjoy 5.1 or 7.1 surround in existing 3D games. Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro plays back DirectSound3D games in 5.1 with rear surround or 7.1 with rear and side surround.
Two Integrated High Speed 1394 FireWire Ports
* Enables PC-to-PC networking and low latency gaming plus high speed data transfers with IEEE compliant devices including MP3 players, storage devices and DVD Camcorders.
Audigy 4 Pro Processor
* Advanced hardware accelerated digital effects processing
* 32-bit digital processing, which maintains a theoretical 192 dB of dynamic range
* Patented 8-point interpolation that reduces distortion to inaudible levels
* 64-voice hardware wavetable synthesizer
* Professional quality digital mixing and equalization
High Definition Audio Quality for Playback and Recording
* Playback of 64 audio channels, each at an arbitrary sample rate
* 24-bit Analog-to-Digital conversion of analog inputs at 96 kHz sample rate
* 24-bit Digital-to-Analog conversion of digital sources at 96 kHz to analog 7.1 speaker output
* 24-bit Digital-to-Analog conversion of stereo digital sources at 192 kHz to stereo output
* 16-bit to 24-bit recording sampling rates: 8, 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 and 96 kHz.
* Supports Sony/Philips Digital Interface (SPDIF) format of up to 24-bit/96 kHz quality. Selectable sampling rate of 44.1, 48 or 96 kHz
* Low latency multitrack recording with ASIO 2.0 support at 16-bit, 48 kHz and 24-bit, 96 kHz resolution.
*(Latency performance may vary based on system configuration)
FireWire® (IEEE® 1394) Connectivity
* Compliant with IEEE 1394a specification
* Supports data rates of 100, 200, and 400 Mbps
* Supports up to 63 FireWire (IEEE 1394) compatible devices in a daisy-chain configuration
* Supplies up to 3 Watts to FireWire (IEEE 1394) compatible devices
Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro On-Board Connectors
* Line level out (Front / Side / Rear / Center / Subwoofer)
* Digital CD Audio in
* Aux Audio in
* AD_Link 1 and AD_Link 2 connectors to connect with external I/O hub.
* Power connector
Sound Blaster Audigy 4 Pro External I/O Hub Front / Rear Panel Connectors
* Headphone Out (1/4" Stereo Jack)
* Line In 1 (1/4" Stereo Jack , shared with Mic In with Gain Control)
* Line In 2 (1/4" Stereo Jack)
* Line In 3 (2x RCA Jack)
* Optical SPDIF In/Out
* Coaxial SPDIF In/Out
* Digital Out for 5.1 support (6-channel SPDIF Output to Creative digital speakers)
* 2x FireWire® (IEEE® 1394) ports
* MIDI In / Out
* Infra-red Receiver to communicate with Remote Control
* AD_Link 1 and AD_Link 2 connectors to connect with Audigy 4 Pro
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (AES17, A-Weighted)
Output Voltage @ 2Vrms
Stereo Output 113dB
Front and Rear Channels 113dB
Center, Subwoofer and Side Channels 113dB
Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise at 1kHz (AES17) = 0.003% (2V Rated Output) Frequency Response +/-3dB: 10Hz to 46kHz
Works with the Following Standards
* Windows® XP and 2K
* Sound Blaster MIDI and General MIDI
* Plug and Play
* Sound Blaster PCI
* EAX, EAX ADVANCED HD
* Microsoft® DirectSound®, DirectSound 3D & derivatives
* PCI 2.3 compliant
* AC ‘97
* Dolby Digital
* Dolby Digital EX
* DTS Digital Surround®
* DTS-ES Surround
* Meridian Lossless Packing
* ASIO 2.0
* SoundFont 2.1
* Windows Media® Audio 9