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Creative SXFI Carrier soundbar
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Creative SXFI Carrier soundbar


8/10
Overall rating 8/10

The Creative SXFI soundbar is a single main unit high-performance soundbar pegged at a decent price point, featuring a small footprint, official Dolby Atmos certification and Super X-Fi capability for unreal headphone audio. Oh, and it comes with a huge wireless 10-inch subwfoofer.

Design:
8
Performance:
8
Features:
8
Value:
7.5
THE GOOD
Impressive overall performance for a soundbar
Excels at Dolby Atmos content and mainstream music
Wireless subwoofer
Good connectivity options
Compact main body
Built-in Super X-Fi
Easy to use app
Reasonably priced
THE BAD
Subwoofer is enormous
Remote control is unreliable
Some inconsistent performance
Rather average soundstage for music
No wireless rear speakers
No Wi-Fi support
No DTS decoder

Product Specification

Satellites (per speaker)
  • Two 3.50-inch midbass drivers – for center channel midbass and Dolby Atmos height channel
  • Two 2-inch by 4-inch racetrack drivers – for surround channels and L/R channel midbass
  • Three three-quarter-inch dome-design tweeter – for L, C, R channel Hi frequency
Subwoofer Driver
  • 10-inch driver with stiff paper cone
  • Long-throw motor system
  • Wireless subwoofer
Frequency Response
  • 25–20,000 Hz
Power Output Soundbar: 250W RMS; Subwoofer: 200W RMS; Total System Power: Up to 450W RMS
Surround Sound Capability
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby TrueHD
  • Dolby Digital Plus
  • Creater Super X-Fi (with headphones)
  • Creative SuperWide technology
Inputs / Outputs
  • HDMI-out (HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3, e-ARC)
  • HDMI-in 1 (HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3)
  • HDMI-in 2 (HDMI 2.1, HDCP 2.3)
  • Optical-in (Toslink)
  • Stereo Auxiliary Analog Inputs (3.5 mm 3-pole)
  • Subwoofer-out (3.5mm 3-pole)
  • USB-C Audio Input
  • SXFI-out (USB-A)
  • Front panel Headphone-out (3.5mm)
Dimensions
  • Soundbar: 880 x 76 x 128mm (W x H x D)
  • Subwoofer: 225 x 450 x 430mm (W x H x D)