Razer Barracuda AC1 Sound Card ReviewFormer staff writer - February 8, 2007
After setting up the speaker configuration, there is a tab in the right upper corner that has options to change speaker modes, which includes Dolby Virtual Speakers, Dolby Pro Logic, DTS and environment settings.
Once the modes are set, it is time to test your speakers with the 3D Test Box, Digital Volume and Speaker Time Delay options. 3D Test will test each speaker individually and there is also a check box to swap the center channel and sub woofer. By clicking the Digital Volume option, you can set each speaker's volume individually. The speaker Time Delay option allows for setting how many milliseconds the actual sound will be generated from your speakers until you hear it.
Continuing on to the left side of the configuration panel, you have all your settings for volume control and Razer ESP. Razer ESP allows you to set the range of how wide you would like to hear your surround sound. It can be set from near to wide by using the slider toggle. Depending on the game, I've found that for some games I like a wider range, and in ones where people can sneak up on you, I prefer a shorter range.
Lastly, on the bottom right corner is your Advanced Settings Tab. Here is where the settings for the equalizer, bass, presets and user defined options are.
Now that all of the settings are complete, it's time to test the card.