Upgrade my audigy

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Funkyb, Aug 10, 2004.

  1. Funkyb

    Funkyb Simple

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    I have a SB Audigy soundcard (1, not a 2). Great bit of kit but I wish to add the box bit that goes into the front of my pc with all the connectors. Is it possible to buy just that bit rather than buy a complete new card? God, dont you just love people who know all the correct technical jargon.
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yes... if you look on you audigy (I have an audigy gamer... audgiy 1, not 2) there on the board should be connectors for the front panel (extigy) component...

    it should be as simple as plugging it in and going from there... IF you can get the extigy component by itself...

    you will see the pins labelled on your sound card above the audigy chip...
     
  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    The Extigy is actually a seperate external USB soundcard.

    The box you are looking for should came with the Audigy Platinum eX cards. I believe for the very early audigy's that the drive was identical to the Live' seris "Live Drive"
     
  4. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yah yer right... extigy is an external audio device... :)

    drop extigy from my last post and replace with front panel... :cool:
     
  5. Funkyb

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    Thanks for the help but its not the extigy card I want. The bit I am looking for fits into a 5.5" drive bay and has various audio connectors on it. I wonder if any of you know where I can get one of these?
     
  6. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Its called a Live Drive.
     
  7. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    IIRC, the Live Drive was only the box for the Live series of the cards.
     
  8. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    i have searched and i cant find anything about buyin it without getting a new card. I will keep lookin or maybe someone else here can find it.


    Can u even get it for the first audigys? I looked on creatives site and they dont have it for the first ones unless they aint showin all of the audigys.
     
  9. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    yes, the audigy 1 did have a bay. Probably the best bet would to just buy the whole shebang on ebay or something
     
  10. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    yeah thats a good idea...then u can resell the sound card that u bought with the bay on ebay and of course keep the front bay for your current card :)
     
  11. Funkyb

    Funkyb Simple

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    I likes your style. Will do that. Cheers!