Tuesday, October 6th 2009

Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record Helps Digitize Your Music Collection with Ease

Creative Technology Ltd. today introduced the Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record which helps users effortlessly convert their favourite music from cassettes, LP records, CDs or MDs to digital form via a convenient plug and play USB connection. The Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record comes bundled with Smart Recorder software which guides users step by step in recording music and has the option to import recorded tracks directly to their iTunes libraries. Together with a myriad of line-in connectors for external audio equipment such as CD players and turntables, the Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record provides users unrivalled convenience and ease in recording their personal music collections.

The Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record works with desktops, notebooks and even netbooks. Users only need to connect it via a USB port with no drivers required for basic recording, and it is compatible with Windows 7 / Vista / XP. Besides the Stereo RCA inputs, there is also a 3.5mm Line-In connector for MP3 players or mobile phones, and a Headphone-Out for monitoring the audio during recording. The compact design of the Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record makes it convenient to carry around, granting users easy and portable recording on the go.

In addition, users of the Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record are able to upgrade their low quality onboard PC audio to the famed Sound Blaster standard for music listening pleasure and improved movie and gaming sound. The bundled Sound Blaster software provides premium audio quality through a comprehensive suite of music listening applications such as EAX effects and CMSS surround, delivering the renowned Sound Blaster audio as experienced by millions of users around the world.

Pricing and Availability
The Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record will be available from mid October 2009 onwards at the suggested retail price of S$49 (US $35).
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14 Comments on Creative Sound Blaster Easy Record Helps Digitize Your Music Collection with Ease

#1
Roph
$35? Creative so needs to die already.
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#2
Mussels
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so its a USB mic, with inputs? hooray.
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#4
Triprift
Yeah like id want to digitise me cassette tapes and vinyls. :slap:
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#5
Zubasa
Typical Creative, overpriced junk.
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#6
Mussels
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by: Triprift
Yeah like id want to digitise me cassette tapes and vinyls. :slap:
not to mention the fact you could do this with any soundcard using a line in port (for stereo, a mic port would give mono recording)
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#7
Zubasa
by: Mussels
not to mention the fact you could do this with any soundcard using a line in port (for stereo, a mic port would give mono recording)
Not really, newer sound cards can also do stereo Mic.
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#8
Mussels
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by: Zubasa
Not really, newer sound cards can also do stereo Mic.
true - my point was more that even my first PC, a pentium 90, could have done this job. its an utterly redundant product.
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#10
soldier242
its not that usesless, but its very pricey, for around 15€ i'd buy it i guess
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#11
Delta6326
so if i wanted to record something on to my computer like say a game sound i can plug this into my mobo jack then plug the other end to the usb then i can record it? if so then i want this to bad its $35
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#12
soldier242
but you could also do this by recording the "what you hear track" or something like that ...
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#13
Roph
It's usually called stereo mix.

And this does just the trick for RCA:



Had to pick one of these up recently when a capture card had only a 3.5mm in :)
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#14
soldier242
yeah stereo mix, i guess it was "what you hear" on the soundblaster live back then ;)
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