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(based on 1 ratings)
Brand: Turtle Beach
Located in: Sound Cards

Riviera is an affordable, high quality sound card for enjoying immersive PC game play and multi-channel DVD audio, MP3 or other digital PC game play and multi-channel DVD audio, MP3 or other digital music enhanced with the fullness of multi-speaker surround sound. With selectable 2, 4 or 6 channel outputs, plus a digital S/PDIF output for pass-through of Dolby Digital and DTSmulti-channelDVD sound, Riviera's feature-rich surround sound environment makes it a perfect upgrade for the stereo sound capabilities of typical PCs.

Main Features

  • Manufacturer: Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: RIVIERA
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.turtlebeach.com
  • Product Type: Sound Board
  • Host Interface: PCI 32-bit
  • Sound Channels: 5.1 - Surround Sound
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x Audio Line-in - Microphone, 1 x Audio (Line-in/out) - Operates as either a Stereo Line Input or Center/Sub woofer channels out (5 & 6), 1 x Audio Line-out - Front channels L/R (1 & 2), 1 x Audio Line-out - Rear channels L/R (3 & 4), 1 x D-Sub (DB-15) Audio Line-in - MIDI/Game port, 1 x Audio Line-in - Internal Connectors for CD and Aux audio sources
  • Review Snapshot®
    Avg. Customer Rating:
     
    1 star
    (based on 1 review)
     
    Avoid it
    By schneidVerified Reviewer from Carson City, NV on 7/8/2008
    Pros:
    Price
    Cons:
    2 channel output only, No support, No warranty
    Best Uses:
    None
    Describe Yourself:
    Power user
    Primary use:
    Personal
    Bottom Line:
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    Comments about Turtle Beach Turtle Beach Reviera 5.1 Channel Surround Sound:

    I purchased this card for the purpose of passing through Dolby Digital from my Home Theater PC to my external Sony amplifier. I could never get anything but 2 channel stereo to work. I spent weeks trying different decoders and software to get it to work. This card is an OEM product. Although not stated, there is no warranty and it is not supported by Turtle Beach. I eventually learned the card by design DOES NOT pass through Dolby Digital as advertised but instead down converts it to 2 channel PCM.

    I replaced the card with a different brand and it worked immediately without any effort other than selecting S/PDIF output.

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