Newer Version Available
Thank you to all the audiophiles who made the
X-Plosion a success.
As of June 2008,
this soundcard has been replaced by X-Plosion Cinema
Auzentech will continue to provide driver
updates and technical
support to owners of the original X-Plosion 7.1 DTS Connect.
You may also upgrade your X-Plosion with Auzen OPAMPS.
Auzen X-Plosion 7.1 is the most anticipated "World first", high quality, Dolby® Digital Live and DTS Connect logo certified soundcard for your PC. It sounds phenomenal and is feature rich.
Experience the extreme surround-sound experience and the high-resolution digital audio while playing games, listening to music, or watching movies.
DTS Digital Surround® is the sound format found in movie theaters. The Auzen X-Plosion 7.1 turns your PC into a DTS-Connect enabled PC capable of playing full surround sound from DTS-enabled movies, music videos, music discs, and games, as well as providing surround sound from normal stereo sources.
Dolby® Digital Live, a real-time encoding technology, converts any audio signal into a Dolby® Digital bit stream for transport and playback through a home theater system. With it, your PC or game console can be hooked up to your Dolby® Digital-equipped audio/video receiver or digital speaker system via a single digital connection, ensuring the integrity of the audio signal.
The real-time interactive capabilities of DTS and DDL deliver more realistic and more fantastic contents of PC games, music and movies. Unique and luxurious design with gold plated PCB, jacks and metal bracket. Swappable dual DIP type OPAMP upgrades to superior analog surround sound.
See also External Connections in Features and Specifications
Optional X-Plosion MIDI Bracket (above)
Attach a MIDI keyboard, synthesizer or other MIDI device. Not a joystick interface.
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What is Dolby®
Enjoy audio from your PC
or game console through your home theater with Dolby®
Digital Live. A real-time encoding technology, Dolby
Digital Live converts any audio signal into a Dolby
Digital bitstream for transport and playback through a
home theater system. With it, your PC or game console
can be hooked up to your Dolby Digital-equipped
audio/video receiver or digital speaker system via a
single digital connection, eliminating the confusion of
multiple cables and ensuring the integrity of the audio
What is DTS® Connect
Connect is the latest thing from DTS that turns your PC
into an action-packed entertainment experience that
surrounds you in sound. Make your movies, music and
games come alive in exciting, dynamic, multi-channel DTS
Digital Surround®, the same sound format found in movie
theaters. DTS Connect is a whole new way to enjoy your
PC. DTS Connect makes it easy to turn your computer into
the ultimate PC sound entertainment experience.
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C-Media CMI8770 PCI chipset (8CH audio single chip with DTS® Connect and Dolby® Digital Live Real-Time Content Encoder)
8CH codec embedded PCI audio single chip
Full-duplex 8CH 24bit/96kHz DAC / 2CH 16bit/48kHz ADC
Integrated S/PDIF output supports 44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz sample rate in XP at 16/24 bit resolution
Integrated S/PDIF output supports 44.1kHz/48kHz sample rate in VIsta at 16 bit resolution
The world's first DTS¨ Connect logo program certificated PCI audio board
DTS® Interactive : A real-time 5.1 encoder that takes any 2 or more channel and encodes it into DTS® bit stream. DTS® Interactive provides a single cable connection via S/PDIF digital audio output to a DTS® enabled surround sound system by encoding all audio into a DTS® compatible bit stream at 1.5Mbps
DTS® Neo:PC : An up mixing matrix technology that turns any 2 channel audio into 7.1 surround sound. DTS® Neo:PC, based upon DTS® Neo:6 matrix surround technology, transforms any stereo content such as MP3, WMA or CD audio, into a 7.1-channel surround sound experience
Dolby® Digital Live(DDL) Real-Time Content Encoder converts PC audio into a 5.1 channel Dolby® Digital bit stream
Swappable dual DIP type OPAMP controlled preamp circuit (4pcs output control OPAMP IC with DIY socket, 2pcs MIC input control OPAMP IC with DIY socket)
Max 2.8Vrms full swing analog output gain by unique preamp circuit / incredible powerful analog output, improve dynamic range / SNR
Proper OPAMP control circuit (+8V, -8V dual power supply circuit) for high quality audio quality, prevent audio distortion at high volume level
Package contents: Auzen X-Plosion 7.1 Audio Card / MPC to MPC(2pin-2pin) CD S/PDIF audio cable / TOSLINK fiber optic digital cable / installation CD / warranty card / owner's manual
- Swappable OPAMPs: All Auzen soundcards support swappable OPAMP sockets for OPAMP upgrades.
External Connections listed Left to Right. See photograph.
- MIC In (3.5 mm)
- AUX In (3.5 mm)
- Front, Side, Back, Cen/Sub (3.5mm)
- Coaxial Digital port
- Optical Digital port
Minimum System Requirements
- Genuine Intel Pentium III 1Ghz, AMD 1Ghz processor
- At least 256MB of RAM
- One available PCI 2.1 or higher spec compliant PCI slot
- 16Pin MIDI_IO Header for supporting MPU-401 MIDI UART Port
- Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2000/Server2003/XP/Vista operating system with DirectX 9.0a minimum
- Hard Disc Drive supporting UDMA 66/100 and 5400rpm
- Active 2ch speakers / Headphone or 5.1ch/7.1ch Speakers with powered amplifier