Creative Cambridge Soundswork FPS 2000


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Kho King

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I plan to get a 2nd hand Creative Four Point Surround 2000 (4.1) speakers for my notebook (Dell Latitude D800), but my notebook only has the walkman type earphone socket for speakers. So, is there a way I can hook them up?

I wanna watch movie with the notebook with good sounds...

many thanks.
 

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Kho King said:
I plan to get a 2nd hand Creative Four Point Surround 2000 (4.1) speakers for my notebook (Dell Latitude D800), but my notebook only has the walkman type earphone socket for speakers. So, is there a way I can hook them up?

I wanna watch movie with the notebook with good sounds...

many thanks.
Really no point.

Unless you get the Extigy or the new Audigy PCMCIA ...
 

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Kho King said:
I plan to get a 2nd hand Creative Four Point Surround 2000 (4.1) speakers for my notebook (Dell Latitude D800), but my notebook only has the walkman type earphone socket for speakers. So, is there a way I can hook them up?

I wanna watch movie with the notebook with good sounds...

many thanks.
My 2 cents.

Dun waste ur money. The idea of Extigy is not bad but den compared to desktop or solid hifi still lose out a lot.
 

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You can still hookup the laptop to the speakers via the regular "walkman type" connectors. The speakers should come with a pair - one for front, one for rear, in addition to a special digital DIN connection.

You will not get surround of coz, unless you get a PCMCIA Sound Blaster, Audigy 2 NX, Extigy, etc.

I don't agree with jsbn that the Extigy lose out a lot compared to desktop/solid hifi, it's trying to compare 2 different classes of products of different price range. With say an Extigy and decent speakers it can still put many of the cheapo Home Theatre-in-a-Boxes to shame.

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CK
 

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Actually, the idea of watching movies on a desktop PC, laptop never really appealed to me (that is unless I'm on the move or I don't have a 2nd choice). U wun be able to create THAT kind of surround effect with stuff like Extigy and things like dat.

Thus I told Kho_King not to waste his money on it when he can actually watch it on his TV.
 

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thanks, guys. The reason I hope to get a better sound system for my notebook is becos I don't have a permanent home/house yet, thus I don't buy a home theather or big TV at home nor dvd player, thus I only play DVD on my 15.4" notebook, which is ok for me, only that the sound not so good.
 

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Why Not? your whole Hi Fi system is only as good as your speakers can produce the sound... just see it as an investment incase you wanna plug into a PC later on... I got a Altec Lansing 641 for my Lappy... :D:D
 

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