Reviews and Problems with Creative Sound Blasteraxx SBX 8
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6 days ago
Summary: Seems that this speaker has great sound and built-in microphone is fine. Also like the Control Panel for Windows. There are 2 things bother me. Engaged "earphones" to it and it roared through the headphones, gonna try with other headphones sometime to see if there is something wrong with the headphones, but I do not think of them worked with the integrated sound card on moderkotet.
Summary: First of all I do not use my computer to listen to music. So a speaker for me is about using Skype and listening to websites news etc. For this purpose this compact and tidy little USB speaker fits the bill. My desk area is not large and it sits very comfortably under my monitor with a cable that is long enough to plug in comfortably to the back of my PC.
Summary: Very portable speaker system..powered by usb only More user friendly that the the two speakers and messy cables and power supply of old. The sound is pretty good....not Hi Fi.....but we are talking portable speakers for a computer ..not a top notch hi fi. Creative have been around a long time with sound cards and music players...so I respect their experience and quality. Another reviewer mentioned the price..
Summary: I use this on my laptop when I am working at home. It is great for listening to music. It is easy to mute when the phone rings! It doesn't need a power cable just its usb. It has a very impressive sound. I love it for conference calls: excellent sound quality both ways, easy to mute the mic so no one can hear my keyboard tapping away. Didn't work for a skype music lesson though too much feedback at the other end.
Summary: We gave our previous little speaker away to a friend and needed one for the kitchen as my wife likes to have some music on while she's cooking. Happy wife = happy husband and all that :) Anyway. This one looked like it would serve the functionality of both being able to play music and also if she needs to take any calls while she's cooking. Couple of limitations: 1. Requires USB power cable to work.
Summary: The Sound Blaster Axx, with its sleek, black casing and its uber modern six-sided fascia certainly looks the part even before you open the box. Its dimensions - 16x6x6cm - suggest that it is going to pack not so much a roar as a whimper and I prepared myself for disappointment as I plugged the USB cable into my PC and waited for the inbuilt software to install. With a few minor hiccups installation was complete within 5 minutes and then I switched on.
Summary: This small device combines speakers, microphone and a USB sound card. Creative Sound Blaster products have always had a good reputation and have continued it with this device. I have used it for a VOIP teleconference very well, although the sound was a little clipped when using it on Skype -this may however be a Skype issue. The sound quality is very good, although volume is limited by the amount of power available from a USB2 port.
Summary: Standing at approx 6.5"and 3" wide, this speaker is basically a plastic tube covered in fuzzy fabric. The touch controls on the top light up when it's connected to a power source - in my case my laptop - via the USB cable. The sound is okay, but no better than the built-in speakers on my laptop, so I was disappointed as I had expected a really loud sound from it.
Summary: Creative Sound Blaster Axx SBX 8 is the smallest of the 3 SBX's. As such there should be a clear market for such a small speaker. Sadly I can't think of one. Surely if you are big on sound to the point of spending clost to a hundred pounds you may as well choose Sound Blaster's superior, larger models (or surround speakers of course). The Sound Blaster also wants to be what the soundbar is to surround sound, an average imitation of the real thing.