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I got my sound card early since Creative is only an hour away from me. Anyways, I thought I would throw some pics up of the condition off the stuff. Also, since the sale is still going on, this should get rid of some concern.

Here are the first two pics. The cards come in two packages, one package holds the other. So the stuff is definitely protected.




Here's the box of the refurb and all the included parts are listed on the front. No amazing box, just a simple cardboard box.



And here are the parts, packed tightly into the box.



And here are all the parts lined up. Everything is sealed with scotch tape except one of the cables.






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Here is the card. I actually couldn't tell it was a refurb, seemed like new to me.



And the I/O Drive. It also seemed new, just had a few marks at the top but otherwise worked great.


Edited by Marin - 6/11/08 at 9:48pm
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So far so good.
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Do not use the I/O drive! It might be more convenient but it downgrades the sound quality.
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What did you do with the barracuda?
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Quote:
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What did you do with the barracuda?
Put it on my desk
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Send it to me and I can put use to it
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I/O may downgrade quality, but it's good enough for late night owning sessions.
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I LOVE YOUR PICTURES! seriously, do you do anything to them, contrast? There are just so damn nice looking. I was so tempted to get one, but really have no use since my xtrememusic gives me enough pleasure trouble sound.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
I LOVE YOUR PICTURES! seriously, do you do anything to them, contrast? There are just so damn nice looking. I was so tempted to get one, but really have no use since my xtrememusic gives me enough pleasure trouble sound.
Nice camera + lots of light + low iso + (probably on a couple) macro mode.
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