Audio card maker Creative today announced the release of the Sound Blaster Live! for Macintosh. The PCI card enables Mac users to attach four-channel speaker systems, plug in MIDI devices, and more.
First announced for the Macintosh at Macworld Expo in San Francisco more than a year ago, the Sound Blaster Live! for Macintosh is the first PCI-based consumer-oriented audio card to be released for the platform. Built around the EMU10K1 digital signal processor (DSP), the card incorporates outputs for four-point surround speaker systems, as well as interfaces for MIDI and S/PDIF. Mic and line inputs are also available.
Sound Blaster Live! for Mac comes with a variety of applications, including:
The Sound Blaster Live! for Mac is now available through Creative's distributors and resellers; the card carries a suggested retail price of US$149.99.
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