Creative Labs CT4780 Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Surround Digital PCI Audio Card


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Creative Labs CT4780 Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Surround Digital PCI Audio Card

* Will NOT work in Windows 7, 8, or 8.1.

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  • PCI 2.1 compliant
  • SoundBlaster PCI
  • AC’97
  • Plug and Play compatible
  • General MIDI
  • MPC-3
  • Environmental Audio Extensions
  • Microsoft DirectSound, Microsoft DirectSound 3D & derivatives compliant

WaveTable Synthesis

  • EMU10K1 music synthesis engine
  • 64-voice polyphony, with 8-point interpolation
  • 192-voice polyphony PCI wave-table synthesis
  • 48 MIDI channels with 128 GM and GS-compatible instruments, and 10 drum kits
  • Uses SoundFont technology for user-definable wave table sample sets
  • Up to 32 MB of sound RAM mapped to host memory

Effects Engine

  • EMU10K1 patented effects processor
  • Supports real-time effects like reverb, chorus, echo, flanger, pitch shifting, frequency shifting vocal morpher, ring modulator, or distortion across any audio source
  • Capable of mixing, processing, and positioning audio streams using up to 131 available hardware channels
  • Full digital mixing
  • Full bass, treble and effects controls available for all audio sources

Environmental 3D Positional Audio Technology

  • User-selectable speakers are optimized for headphones and 2 or 4 speakers
  • Accelerates Microsoft DirectSound and DirectSound 3D
  • Support for Environmental Audio property set extensions
  • Creative Multi-Speaker Surround technology places any mono or stereo sound source in a 360° audio place
  • Creative Environments: user-selectable DSP modes that simulate acoustic environments like hall, theatre, club, etc. on any sound source
  • 32-bit Digital Audio Engine
  • 16-bit and 8-bit digitizing in stereo and mono modes
  • User-selectable sample rates from 8 kHz to 48 kHz
  • 32-bit digital processing
  • Analog and digital I/O modes supported
  • Hardware full duplex support
  • Uses AC’97 audio code

MIDI Interface/Joystick port

  • Supports MPU-401 UART mode
  • IBM compatible 15-pin joystick port with analogue support
  • Support for digital and DirectInput game devices


Additional information

Weight .8 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 7 × 4 in





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