The SXFI® AMP delivers the best of two worlds in advanced personalized headphone audio.
It incorporates the award-winning Super X-Fi technology which is miniaturized into a dongle no larger than a finger. The SXFI AMP is also a premium high-performance headphone amplifier that is capable of driving even studio-grade headphones.READ WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT SUPER X-FI >
What the F***?!! . . . It was really something else I think, all of us, there was a collective gasp when the technology was demonstrated to us . . . its feels like big leap forward
Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is FRIGGING MIND -BLOWING. The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.
The device also made straightforward stereo music tracks sound MAGICAL, as if you were in the room with the musicians playing live.
I had a listen and was left amazed. Super X-Fi showed a lot of promise.
(Using Super X-Fi) I heard game clips and it was insanely effective. INSANE.
.. no one in the industry could solve this decade's-long problem. Creative's Super X-Fi could be the game changer.
Hands down, this was the best demo of CES—and it's the product I'm most looking forward to reviewing this year.
Creative has the demo to beat at this year's CES. The company is showing an early prototype of a product it calls Super X-Fi Headphone Audio. And it blew my mind.
Creative ... looks to have finally cracked the issue of fitting full sized speakers into a pair of portable cans... I heard it through the earphones in exactly the same way I heard it via the speakers, and it was nothing short of AMAZING.
To bring this to a dongle that would just work with any headphones and be super affordable, that's really the HOLY GRAIL of headphone processing technology.
It was an amazing experience totally! I've been in the business for 40 years, and that's some of the best sound I've heard. And for the price point you're going to sell it for, IT'S OBSCENE.
I just finished the best demo of the show. It's not a curved TV, it's not 8K, it is, wait for it, Creative Lab's new Super X-Fi technology...And it just floors you ... it's gonna be a steal at US$150.
Well the fact that it's going to be everyone's hands, you know, a product that everyone can afford, and it's something that is literally going to change the way people listen to things by that one little dongle.
For a while there, I actually thought that the speakers were on, and that there was nothing coming through both cans, until I took them off to hear nothing emanating from the speakers.
This Holographic-Sound Headphone Dongle BLEW MY MIND. This mind-blowing audio technology uses acoustic mapping and holographic sound to create a headphone experience that's nearly indistinguishable from what you'd get out of a dedicated set of surround speakers.
You can take the headphones off, listening to again; a three— or four—thousand Dolby Atmos system, and put the headphones on, and it will sound just as good. In fact for my ears, I gotta say, it sounded better.
I listened to the demo and it was MIND-BLOWING! The surround sound I heard from the headphone was amazing and I even took the headphones off just to confirm that I wasn't hearing the sound from the physical surround speakers. Judging from the guests' reactions, they were equally or almost as impressed as I am.
If you're curious about what ‘audio holography' is, Creative Labs has the goods with its Super X-Fi technology. I gave it a good listen at CES 2018, and it sounded glorious! After hearing the results, I was simply blown away. Even with all the audio products I've tested over the years, my ears were never subjected to anything quite like this.
During the audition, the Super X-Fi system created a realistic sense of space as I listened to a soundtrack. It took the audio that would have been usually stuck between my ears and projected outside the confines of my head. I was able to pinpoint the sound sources in a room as well as gauge the distance between them.
I know, it's unbelievable that the little ‘dongle' above can give you sound as good as a 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround System (Dolby Atmos 5.1.2) but it absolutely does!
As an audio engineer I readily claim that most ‘virtual' surround sound applications are junk - until now. Creative Lab's Super X-Fi blew me away.
What impresses me the most is how Super X-Fi managed to turn a standard 2.0 music track into a realistic live surround effect. It is done so well that it's as if the artist is singing RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME.
SXFI AMP delivers superior audio clarity and sound performance, and is crafted with a single aluminum unibody with a fine-textured, anodized black finish.
It weighs just 15 g (0.5 oz), making it ultra-portable.
Simply connect the SXFI AMP to your Android phone to experience the magic of holographic audio.
Featuring a USB Type-C input port with a 3.5 mm audio jack output, the low-jitter asynchronous USB enables precise data transmission and digital timing integrity. A 4-inch C-to-C cable is also included in the package.
For devices without a USB Type-C port such as older PCs/Macs, a USB A-to-C cable is required.
Set up your personalized listening profile using your Android phone. Simply plug in the SXFI AMP and your preferred headphones with your phone, select your headphone type and you're all set up!
TIP: When switching headphones, make sure to reconnect the new headphones and your Android phone to SXFI AMP to select the new headphone profile for the best Super X-Fi experience.
Users can switch between profiles simply by logging in their Super X-Fi account via their PC.
No hassle of having to reconnect the SXFI AMP with your Android phone!
After setting up your listening profile, just unplug your phone and connect the SXFI AMP to your console with the same headphones.
Now, enjoy full cinematic capabilities of your game with Super X-Fi!
Desktops, PCs, Laptops
The SXFI AMP allows you to control music playback and toggle between having Super X-Fi technology on or off. It's convenience at your fingertips!
SXFI AMP delivers 3X amplification gain for exceptionally powerful audio performance. It supports headphones with high impedances of up to 600 ohms, powering even studio grade headphones with your mobile devices. Using the AMP, you can now enjoy the full specs of your top-grade headphones wherever you are.
SXFI AMP uses a separate 128dB high-end high-precision AKM 32-bit DAC. This provides maximum audio fidelity and pristine quality yielding up to 120dB SNR, and 0.0003% THD.
The AKM DAC is known in its field to offer outstanding fidelity, especially for original sound reproductions. This supports and ensures high-resolution audio playback so you can hear every detail in your audio.
Up to 120 dB
2.0/5.1/7.1 channel, 24 bit/96 kHz
Up to -110 dB (0.0003%)
< -75 dB
Windows 10 Creator's Update (ver. 1703)
High Sierra Linux
Android 7.0 and above only
Low-jitter Asynchronous USB UAC2
No drivers required
Matte-Black Fine-Textured Anodized
(In mm) 9.7 (D) x 17.5 (W) x 67 (H)
(In inches) 0.4 (D) x 0.7 (W) x 2.6 (H)
(Input) USB Type-C
(Output) 3.5 mm TRRS jack
SUPER X-FI CERTIFIED HEADPHONES
The Aurvana SE is a special edition of Creative's Aurvana Live! over-the-ear headphones with high-definition audio. It is Super X-Fi certified and custom-tuned to complement the Creative SXFI AMP for an optimized Super X-Fi listening experience.
Lightweight and ergonomically designed, the Aurvana SE is perfect for listening to music on the move or for your home entertainment use. Constructed with revolutionary driver technology and in-depth acoustic tuning, it delivers a natural and faithful audio presentation akin to a live performance. Sharp transients and dynamic passages are handled with effortless finesse.
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