How to Install and Use Xear 3D Audio Driver on Windows 7
If you are looking for a way to enhance your audio experience on your Windows 7 computer, you may want to try Xear 3D audio driver. Xear 3D is a software that simulates 3D and virtual 7.1-channel surround sound effects on any stereo speakers or headphones. It also allows you to customize the audio settings, such as equalizer, environment, and karaoke effects.
In this article, we will show you how to install and use Xear 3D audio driver on Windows 7. You will need a USB sound card that supports Xear 3D software, such as the Tripp Lite U237-001 or the Axagon ADA-71. These USB sound cards are easy to use and plug-and-play, meaning they do not require external power supply or complicated installation.
Step 1: Download and Install Xear 3D Audio Driver
The first step is to download and install the Xear 3D audio driver from the manufacturer's website. You can find the links below:
Tripp Lite U237-001 Virtual 7.1-Channel USB External Sound Card
Axagon ADA-71 USB 7.1 SOUNDbox
Xear 3D 7.1.zip (generic driver)
After downloading the driver, run the setup file and follow the instructions to install it on your computer. You may need to restart your computer after the installation.
Step 2: Connect Your USB Sound Card and Speakers/Headphones
The next step is to connect your USB sound card to your computer's USB port using the included cable. You should see a LED indicator on the sound card showing that it is powered on and recognized by your computer.
Then, connect your speakers or headphones to the appropriate output jack on the sound card. You can choose from the following options:
8-channel analog output (4 x 3.5 mm stereo jack) for connecting up to eight speakers for 7.1, 5.1, or 4.0 surround sound.
2-channel analog headphone output (1 x 6.3 mm stereo jack + 1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack) for connecting stereo headphones.
Digital S/PDIF optical output or coaxial output (Toslink or RCA connector) for connecting to an amplifier or a home theater system.
You can also connect a microphone, a music instrument, or a DVD player to the input jacks on the sound card if you want to record or mix audio signals.
Step 3: Launch and Configure Xear 3D Software
The final step is to launch and configure the Xear 3D software on your computer. You can find it in the Start menu under Programs > Xear > Xear 3D Sound.
The Xear 3D software has a user-friendly interface that lets you adjust various audio settings according to your preferences. You can access the following features:
Speaker Shifter: This feature allows you to adjust the position and distance of each speaker in your surround sound system.
Environment: This feature allows you to choose from different types and sizes of sound environments, such as hall, theater, bathroom, etc.
Equalizer: This feature allows you to adjust the frequency levels of each channel in your audio output.
Karaoke: This feature allows you to apply various effects to your microphone input, such as echo, key shifting, vocal cancellation, etc.
Mixer: This feature allows you to control the volume and balance of each input and output channel.
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