PCI Sound Card on laptop?

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#1

I want to grab a good sound card for my laptop but i don’t want these crappy usb and pcmcia cards.I want to be able to somehow get one of these creative xfi monsters to work with my laptop.

Is that at all possible?


#2

You need a docking station for your notebook that supports PCI add-in cards. And of course, your notebook must have connectors for a docking solution.

There are btw very excellent USB or cardbus solutions on the market. These are sold in shops that specialised in musician’s equipment.


#3

Which ones are you referring to?I only know of the xfi 7.1 for notebooks.

Also can you plz provide me with information about docking station in conjunction to hooking up pci equipment?

Mostly i want to get the best audio decoding so i can get great output capabilities 7.1 and 3.5mm jacks as well.


#4

What brand/model speakers do you have now? Or are you looking for/at them also?

Interesting about the docking station. Never even thought about that until Michael brought it up. Don’t most lappys have the docking receptacle plug on the bottoms of them?


#5

[quote=therock003;2084576]Which ones are you referring to?I only know of the xfi 7.1 for notebooks.[/quote]Just for reference, you might have a look here: http://www.thomann.de/gb/audio_interfaces.html

Also can you plz provide me with information about docking station in conjunction to hooking up pci equipment?
At first, your notebook must have a dedicated docking connector (please also check your manual). If such a connector exists (most consumer notebooks don’t have any), then check with your notebook manufacturer, what docking solutions exist for your notebook model. Some docking stations do have one or two PCI ports.

Michael


#6

[QUOTE=Bob;2084585]What brand/model speakers do you have now? Or are you looking for/at them also?

Interesting about the docking station. Never even thought about that until Michael brought it up. Don’t most lappys have the docking receptacle plug on the bottoms of them?[/QUOTE]

I dont have any decent speakers atm,but today i just go my shure se530 earphones, (we’re taking about a 500dolls a piece) and i hate that they sound so crappy with my onboard sound cards,both my lapand desktop’s.

[QUOTE=mciahel;2084593]Just for reference, you might have a look here: http://www.thomann.de/gb/audio_interfaces.html
At first, your notebook must have a dedicated docking connector (please also check your manual). If such a connector exists (most consumer notebooks don’t have any), then check with your notebook manufacturer, what docking solutions exist for your notebook model. Some docking stations do have one or two PCI ports.

Michael[/QUOTE]

Ok i’ll have a look,but as for the docking station i guess mine wont support it if it’s that rare since it barely supports anything.

I’ve also been recomended of Echo Indigo soundcards.Are they any good?