Auzentech Prelude Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Soundcards, Speakers HiFI & File formats' started by davaid, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. Mufflore

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    It is fine providing your Prelude is about 50-65 percent. That is a good starting point. That is approx. normal line level and what should be used for connecting to external amplifiers and receivers.

    Most soudcard, onboards and other sources will have "line level" outputs for use with other consumer audio gear.
     
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    Hey thanks Rob! I'll just head on out and get a 3.5mm>2xRCA adapter and a 3.5>6.3 adapter then. Using both headset and speakers and I haven't got the frontpanel connected to the soundcard so i guess that's how it needs to be.
     
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    Can it damage headphones, as my Beyerdynamic DT 150 have broken recently, not sure what caused it. :(
     

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    No. If it was to the point it would damge the cans you wouldn't be able to listen to it that loud....if you understand what I mean.
    IIRC, this is just for the line outputs. If you set the card to headphones I am not sure it would produce the same levels.
    Can you describe "broken"?
     
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    Yeah I can, right channel is a lot quieter than the left, cable looks fine, I think it may be a broken connection within the right headphone itself, since the cable connects to the right headphone, gonna try and get them repaired after the new year or replaced, hopefully anyway (still within warranty).

    Tried them out of a friends sound card (Asus Xonar D2) and out of a Sansa Fuze MP3 player, same result with all 3 sources including my X-Fi prelude :(

    Just good I have these other Beyers as backup, still like them :thumbup:
     
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    That doesn't sound like the damage caused by overpowering. I think you are right in that it is a bad connection somewhere... Send then in before the warranty elapses.
     
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    hmmm I've had my Prelude at 80-85% for the two years I've had it, with various headphones and speakers.
     
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    Some gear will be overdriven and some will be OK...
     
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    Everything hooked up and working. I've been playing around with the card output and find that what you suggested, ROB, is a pretty good one. 60% out sounds alot more "relaxed" than 100%. More crisp and accurate signal.

    Cheers!
     

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    60 precent on this card is about a 100% signal on other cards so with that setting you have the right amount of signal without overdriving.
     
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    Auzen Prelude VS Creative Titanium HD?
    Which card are better?
    I will probably replace my Prelude to something better... but i'm not sure yet
     
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    Titanium HD is a stereo card from what i read and not even full EAX Hd if you still use it.
     
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    Titanium HD is only stereo with analogue.
     
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    Ok, thanks, some other card better than prelude? Xonar ST? Or Auzen HomeTheaterHD? Or i will stay with my Prelude...?
     

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    only upgrade imop over the prelude is the HomeTheaterHD if you want to use Analog as well as Hdmi with Hi-def sound for films.
     
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    The Titanium HD is stereo for now through analog and has full EAX/OpenAL support similar to any other hardware X-Fi card.
     
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    Even Xfi ram? i.e EAX5 hd support
     
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    Everything that any other hardware X-fi has and a few new features.
     
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    i never did see it mentioned, unless the ram is not needed now, due to the card update.
     

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