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Inspire 6.1 6600: new 6.1-channel acoustics from Creative

In addition to the yesterday announcement of new 6.1-channel Audigy 2 family, today Creative Technology announced new 6.1-channel Creative Inspire 6.1 6600, featuring a subwoofer and 6 satellites.

Combined with 6.1- or 5.1-channel soundcard, Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 supports 6.1-channel sound positioning, already topical for such games, as Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Soldier of Fortune II, and a hundred of other DirectSound 3D, EAX, EAX ADVANCED HD games.

Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 specifications:

  • 6 satellites (front, center, rear, rear center)
  • 8 W RMS per speaker, 20 W RMS front center speaker, 22 W RMS subwoofer
  • Wooden subwoofer, 6.5-inch speaker
  • 40Hz-20kHz frequency range
  • Front-In, Center/Rear Center/Subwoofer-In, Rear-In jacks
  • 13.5 V, 5 A power requirements
  • 88x101x162 mm satellite dimensions
  • 245x272x246 mm subwoofer dimensions
  • Built-in CMSS upmix switch for 6.1 gaming with Sound Blaster 5.1
  • Wired remote control

According to the press release, Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 is being shipped already (though it has been posted on the Asian website only). The suggested price is $109.99.

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