As mentioned, the card includes a video processor, but that in itself is no reason to use the video portion of the board, especially when it isn’t working properly. Among the issues uncovered were immature Vista drivers, missing features such as the ability to stream the advertised lossless formats , incompatibility with certain graphics chipsets, excessively bright video, and the inability to output a true 24P 24 Hz video signal. Let’s face it, if you’re going to buy an external sound card, you want it to do something more than your existing onboard sound can provide, and the HDAV1. This card is not for simpletons. Why would a sound card cause video problems? The card also includes a video processor called Asus Splendid HD. In theory, there is no reason why the video signal shouldn’t be able to pass through untouched it’s a digital signal, so there should be no degradation , but early revisions of the driver did not properly disable the video processor.

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ASUS Xonar HDAV Deluxe Audio/Video Enhancement Combo Card –

I really have to come out in defense of this card. Some technologies allow the site to function.

The card is based on the above mentioned AV chip, and is asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe fully custom design from Asus. Being able to adjust the LPCM settings to match content file values like 16 bit, 48 KHz ensured that no artificial coloration was applied asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe the sound transmitted to the receiver unless of course the user wanted to enable effects on the PC side of the process. When the original CMI cards were released, quite a few were based on a reference design.

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Written by Kat Orphanides. January 9, Can be a little challenging to set up.

Did you know that Blu-Ray audio is sampled at Khz for extra high fidelity? This is probably because the source is 5. Thank you for subscribing.

Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe: Asus HTPC sound card does Everything

Used – Like New: It also provides yet another set of sliders for manual adjustment of brightness, contrast, etc. The card is well protected in a plastic anti-static box. Return Policies Return for refund within: Unfortunately, it’s not so 11.3. Did you find this review helpful?

The biggest addition to this card is the ability to input and output a protected signal over HDMI 1. The Asus PM in charge of this card did their homework, what audiophile and vidophile wants, but the rest ofthe team are not up to the task.

Asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe UK Price as reviewed: The following guidelines apply to all product categories unless otherwise indicated within specific categories. This means that the product has been used, may show clear signs of use and may be missing minor accessories, but remain in good condition.



This card is not for simpletons. The movie industry has decreed through licensing agreements that thou shalt not be able to use movie players that they did not specifically approve. It can combine the output from your graphics card with its own asks to make a asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe AV stream.

It has amazing sound quality! Every once in a while I had to asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe back with the Asus site and download the latest version of TMT3, so it would support the latest BD movies with new and interesting content protection schemes. In this article, he guides us through how you can make your own: The card is able to encode DD 5. Also note in the bottom right corner the DSP mode. Initially it just crashed to desktop, though asuss did not cause any major computer crashes People have reported issues with it.

Latest News Latest Videos. Solving the 24P issue requires upgrading the card’s firmware to asus xonar hdav 1.3 deluxe 1.

Many have trashed this card IMO because they just dont know how to handle this beast.