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Maximize my listening experience...

Discussion in 'Sound City' started by Jonesiani, 25 May 2006.

  1. Jonesiani

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 17 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,458

    Location: Nottingham

    Well, basically, ive just installed a breand new x-fi extreme music, and i was wondering how to get the most out of it. Hopefully some of you will have advice.

    Basically, i use windows media player to play my cd's, which are on variable bit rate.

    I use a logitech 5.1 setup, forgot which model, but it cost me about 55 quid a year ago.

    I dont like HUGE bass, i like a even level of both treble and bass.

    Should i use the crystalizer function?, if so, what percentage?

    any advice on how to get the most out of this beast would be great! :D
  2. TooNice


    Joined: 7 Mar 2006

    Posts: 545

    Trust your ears. Not some guy in an Internet forum... if it can be helped ;)

    There are people who enjoy the Crystalizer. I am not a huge fan of it. But Logitech are kinda boomy by nature, if you want to tone it down, you can try EQing. I can't help you much there, since it is up to your ears to decide what sounds best to you. If you do choose not to use the Crystalizer, then I recommend listenning in Audio Creation mode. Set the sampling rate to 44.1 kHz.
  3. tom_nieto


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 11,155

    Location: Birmingham

    Get rid of the logitech speakers and buy a hi-fi amp and a pair of bookshelf speakers... listening experience maximised.

    Go by your ears, why should what we think be right for you?
  4. Jonesiani

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 17 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,458

    Location: Nottingham

    I was just asking for advice or tips how to tweak the sound thats all. Can you recomend any good amps for around 200 quid?