Blaster Live! Platinum - Page 7
Elevation (Up and Down / Z-axis)
To enhance the gaming experience, the EMU10K1 is
reprogrammed to add another dimension to audio delivered in
the X- and Y-axis by delivering audio elevation cues in the
Z-axis. Audio elevation makes 3D audio positioning even more compelling,
making the hottest games even more realistic.
instance, the gamer can now feel a fighter jet taking off,
ascending into the sky and diving down below the clouds.
Games like Monoliths' Shogo include this level of
Accelerated 3D Audio Channels
The latest games utilize many streams of audio, offering
crucial sound details and effects needed to place the
listener in the game world. Creative
believes that there is a need to provide more 3D audio
channels to ensure those details and effects are not lost in
the audio delivery process. In this respect, Sound Blaster
Live! delivers, with 32 accelerated 3D audio channels that
will enable the rendition of probably every sound detail in
the latest hottest games.
2.0 - Occlusion and Obstruction Effects
The additional occlusion and obstruction effects which EAX
2.0 delivers on the Sound Blaster Live! Platinum provides
more control of the audio environment for a richer
properties simulate different wall materials and thickness
to make you perceive that a sound source is coming from
another room on the other side of a wall. Obstruction
properties simulate sound diffraction around an obstacle to
create the sense that a sound source is behind an obstacle,
but still in the same room.
Palette Of 1024 PCI Voices
Music professionals and enthusiasts will
enjoy the increased palette of 1024 voices for music
composition. Combined with 64 hardware voices of the
EMU10K1, they provide an unprecedented powerhouse of 1088
voices. In fact, it is the most powerful MIDI synthesizer on
the PC delivering rich MIDI playback.
Than 1000 MIDI Instruments
With this large orchestra of sounds, users can create
their own music compositions that showcase a variety of
Creating SoundFont instruments is now easier than ever with
the new Vienna SF Studio for Sound Blaster Live!. This is a
highly versatile sampling and editing tool, providing
functions similar to professional music samplers. It allows
users to record or import any audio sample or sound effect
and then convert it into a SoundFont instrument, thus
offering them nearly unlimited creation possibilities.
The programmable effects have been increased
and the user can further combine them creatively to
customize and create his/her own special effects, just like
using a real effects processor.