This is really only going to be of use to hardcore audiophiles, gamers, and people who need to do audio work on their notebooks. This is achieved by combining ultra-high quality audio with advanced, hardware-accelerated features all in a tiny PCMCIA format card! Note that it will not fit in an ExpressCard port. When the on-board sound card in my back-up laptop failed I immediately began to research solutions. The latest download s available for Audigy 2 ZS Notebook is listed below. All you really need are the drivers themselves and the control panels to manipulate the hardware.

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The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Note that the Max. Show less Show more. This download supports the following audio devices only: All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook Sound Card Review

To install the driver, do the following: I recommend the Audigy 2 ZS with caution. First, I can happily recommend this system.

Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world.

The more useful control panels available. Well, go grab that CD and buff the scratches out. This hardware has been almost universally lavished with praise. Musicians will also enjoy true bit recording and low latency Audivy support for the ultimate audio recording platform. You can use the Creative software mixer, your laptop’s hardware volume control, or your multimedia speaker system’s controls to make any necessary adjustments.


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Unsurpassed in it’s price range. Audigy 2 ZS Notebook.

The latest download s available for Audigy 2 ZS Notebook is listed below. Creative Sound Blaster Audigy series driver 2. It includes many choices of high quality sampling rates, optical SPDIF in and out, and surround sound outputs. I was using an old Sony boombox tape deck only with the audio jack from the computer plugged into the line-in on the boombox.

The Audigy 2, however, provides notably clear, rich audio. It delivers features previously only available to PC users but now available to notebook users even those that are highly mobile.

Discussion threads can notegook closed at any time at our discretion. Now the old rig has audio capabilities that exceed its original configuration and I can also use it with a newer Vista laptop.

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook

Easy to install, excellent performance, great sound! Although Creative supplies a well-conceived quick-setup poster, the full user guide is included only as a soundd on the CD-ROM.


While it does distort a little when the volume is too loud, the satellites are surprisingly crisp and clear. It does decode a variety of sound formats, though, like Dolby Digital 5. Although the experience was also good when we played the game while wearing Altec Lansing’s AHS two-way headset, the surround-sound speaker set made it easier to track the locations of enemies, which is not a huge surprise.

This is really only going to be of use to hardcore audiophiles, gamers, and people who need to do audio work on their notebooks. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

Note that the Audigy 2 ZS provides a slight improvement over on-board sound in minimum frames and overall framescreating a slightly smoother gaming experience while substantially improving the immersion of the audio. You need to spend good money on good speakers to really tell the difference between crappy onboard sound and the Audigy 2 ZS.

Audigy Internal Sound Cards. With Creative ALchemy, you can:. We’ve changed, we promise.