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Lightbulb Soundblaster Z series (Profile settings)sharing - 07-25-2013, 11:59 | posts: 277 | Location: London UK

Hi,

I just got my SB Z and I notice it has the ability to import/export sound setup profiles.

would anyone care to share some profiles that they use for games /music etc...

id like to experiment a little

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Hi,

I just got my SB Z and I notice it has the ability to import/export sound setup profiles.

would anyone care to share some profiles that they use for games /music etc...

id like to experiment a little

many thanks
haha i will join in on this ZXR profiles to please
   
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Default 07-25-2013, 16:09 | posts: 277 | Location: London UK

Any takers ?
   
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Default 07-25-2013, 16:37 | posts: 24,319 | Location: Hampshire UK

Settings that work for me might not work for others. My headphones are pretty low on bass so my EQ reflects that. I'm also adding some bass via SBX
   
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Default 07-25-2013, 17:18 | posts: 3,319 | Location: Nederland

Ill have look tomorrow when i get my ZxR.
   
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Default 07-25-2013, 17:41 | posts: 277 | Location: London UK

Any of you guys using PAX drivers with these ? ive not got any problems at all but wondered if the tweaks are good improvments?


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Default 07-25-2013, 17:50 | posts: 24,319 | Location: Hampshire UK

No PAX here. Creative drivers work great.
   
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Default 07-25-2013, 17:51 | posts: 277 | Location: London UK

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No PAX here. Creative drivers work great.
Yeah they are pretty stable on win 8.
   
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Default 07-27-2013, 09:11 | posts: 3,319 | Location: Nederland

Still messing around with settings atm. I need to sort the Bass out.

In some Games the Bass is plain annoying. It's like there is a constant earthquake going on.
   
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Default 07-27-2013, 09:40 | posts: 3,319 | Location: Nederland

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Still messing around with settings atm. I need to sort the Bass out.

In some Games the Bass is plain annoying. It's like there is a constant earthquake going on.
I think i got it sorted now.

I disabled the Bass in SBX and gave it back in the Equalizer instead.
   
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Default 08-14-2013, 15:15 | posts: 3,319 | Location: Nederland

Got 2 profiles at the moment.

http://www.mediafire.com/?9ctc6yrmprq0k2q

Sound settings in Windows is set to 5.1 Surround.

I'm using AKG K601 Headphones, so ofcourse it might be different for others since mine are a bit low on bass by default.

SBX Bass is disabled and compensated in the Equalizer, because SBX Bass causes some strange issues in specific Games.

Kinda wish it was possible to have different profiles per Game which automaticly changed depending on the EXE that's being loaded.
   
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Default 08-14-2013, 16:07 | posts: 24,319 | Location: Hampshire UK

what issues do you have with SBX Bass? I'm running my Audio Technica ATH AD700 so I have SBX Bass enabled at 15% just to bring back a bit of that oomph but I haven't come across any issues.
   
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Default 08-14-2013, 17:05 | posts: 3,319 | Location: Nederland

In for example WoW there is Bass all the time, like a 747 going by at very high distance. It's really annoying.

It's an issue with the game i'm sure.

But ye, at 15% it's barely noticable.

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