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Our psychoacoustic technology takes advantage of the audio signal and the human brain’s perception of sound to improve our notebook sound through enhancements to low-frequency response (bass), voice clarity, surround effect and loudness differences.
 
MaxxAudio® 3 is a suite of advanced audio enhancement tools created by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award for its outstanding contributions of technical significance to the recording field. Heard on countless hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games, Waves technologies are used in recording studios the world over. Now, MaxxAudio puts these same professional tools in your Dell computer so you can hear sound the way it was meant to be heard.

MaxxAudio Features
MaxxBassMaxxBass®: Bigger Better Bass
Patented bass enhancement uses the science of psychoacoustics to deliver deep, thundering lows you can really feel.
MaxxTrebleMaxxTreble: Crystal Clear Highs
MaxxTreble high-frequency enhancement lets you hear every nuance of your music and movies, with crisp, breathtaking detail and unparalleled clarity
Max-EQMaxxEQ: Full Spectrum Equalization
MaxxEQ gives you the power to shape your sound with pinpoint precision. A full spectrum 10-band equalizer, MaxxEQ graphic equalization is perfect for all types of content, from streaming media and movies to music and games.
MaxxStereoMaxxStereo: Superwide Spatial Imaging
Based on Waves professional audio S1 Stereo Imager, MaxxStereo widens the stereo spread of your laptop speakers, so you get the best seat in the house, every time
MaxxDialogMaxxDialog: Powerful Dialog Booster
MaxxDialog lets you adjust dialog levels in movies and games, relative to the music, backgrounds and special effects, so you can bring the dialog up front and center — where you want it.
MaxxVolumeMaxxVolume: Loud and Clear Sound
MaxxVolume four-way dynamic control delivers maximum volume and clarity without distortion, perfect for critical online communications where you need to hear clearly with natural voice quality.
MaxxLevelerMaxxLeveler: Smooth, Steady Levels
MaxxLeveler smoothes out volume differences between different sources, so finally you can fully experience soft scenes and loud action sequences alike — without having to reach for the volume knob.
 MaxxBeamMaxxBeam™: Microphone-Array Noise Suppression
Directional noise reduction for integrated microphones overcomes the challenges of noisy environments, to capture and deliver crystal-clear, intelligible voice signals.
MaxxAudio® 4 is a suite of advanced audio enhancement and noise reduction tools created by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award for its outstanding contributions of technical significance to the recording field. Heard on countless hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games, Waves technologies are used in recording studios the world over. Now, MaxxAudio puts these same professional tools in your Dell system so you can hear sound the way it was meant to be heard.

Waves MaxxAudio delivers unparalleled audio performance, with sound that is louder, clearer, fuller and more intelligible. Whether you’re playing a game, watching a movie, listening to music or using online voice communication, MaxxAudio maximizes your system’s experience with increased volume, crisper highs, enhanced bass and more.

MaxxAudio Features
MaxxBassMaxxBass®: Bigger Better Bass
Patented bass enhancement uses the science of psychoacoustics to deliver deep, thundering lows you can really feel.
MaxxTrebleMaxxTreble: Crystal Clear Highs
MaxxTreble high-frequency enhancement lets you hear every nuance of your music and movies, with crisp, breathtaking detail and unparalleled clarity.
Max-EQ MaxxEQ: Full Spectrum Equalization
MaxxEQ gives you the power to shape your sound with pinpoint precision. A full spectrum 10-band equalizer, MaxxEQ graphic equalization is perfect for all types of content, from streaming media and movies to music and games.
MaxxVolumeMaxxVolume: Loud and Clear Sound
MaxxVolume four-way dynamic control delivers maximum volume and clarity without distortion, perfect for critical online communications where you need to hear clearly with natural voice quality.
MaxxStereoMaxxStereo: Superwide Spatial Imaging
Based on Waves professional audio S1 Stereo Imager, MaxxStereo widens the stereo spread of your laptop speakers, so you get the best seat in the house, every time.
MaxxDialogMaxxDialog: Powerful Dialog Booster
MaxxDialog lets you adjust dialog levels in movies and games, relative to the music, backgrounds and special effects, so you can bring the dialog up front and center — where you want it.
MaxxLevelerMaxxLeveler: Smooth, Steady Levels
MaxxLeveler smoothes out volume differences between different sources, so finally you can fully experience soft scenes and loud action sequences alike — without having to reach for the volume knob.
MaxxSpaceMaxxSpace: Headphone Enhancement
MaxxSpace delivers an expansive, immersive audio experience by transforming any simple set of earbuds into a simulated multichannel listening environment.
MaxxSenseMaxxSense™: Adaptive Audio Optimization
MaxxSense listens to your content before you do — then customizes the sound in real time, before it reaches your ears. That means you can truly lose yourself in the experience, without reaching for the volume between songs or scenes, or every time there’s commercial.
MaxxEC MaxxEC: Advanced Echo Cancellation
MaxxEC uses a specially developed proprietary algorithm to reduce room reverberation and echo, for artifact-free voice capture and reproduction. That means phantom signals are a thing of the past; with MaxxEC, you’ll hear only what you’re supposed to hear.
MaxxNR MaxxNR: State-of-the-Art Noise Reduction
MaxxNR adapts to and eliminates background noises, for clearer vocal signals. Based on technology originally engineered for professional audio post production, MaxxNR uses compression rather than everyday filtering to achieve transparent, natural-sounding broadband noise suppression.
 MaxxBeamMaxxBeam™: Microphone-Array Noise Suppression
Directional noise reduction for integrated microphones overcomes the challenges of noisy environments, to capture and deliver crystal-clear, intelligible voice signals. 

MaxxAudio® 5 is a suite of advanced audio enhancement and noise reduction tools created by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award for its outstanding contributions of technical significance to the recording field. Heard on countless hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games, Waves technologies are used in recording studios the world over. Now, MaxxAudio puts these same professional tools in your Dell system so you can hear sound the way it was meant to be heard.

Waves MaxxAudio delivers unparalleled audio performance, with sound that is louder, clearer, fuller and more intelligible. Whether you’re playing a game, watching a movie, listening to music or using online voice communication, MaxxAudio maximizes your experience with increased volume, crisper highs, enhanced bass, improved speech recognition and more.

MaxxAudio Features
MaxxBass MaxxBass®: Bigger Better Bass
Patented bass enhancement uses the science of psychoacoustics to deliver deep, thundering lows you can really feel.
MaxxTreble MaxxTreble: Crystal Clear Highs
MaxxTreble high-frequency enhancement lets you hear every nuance of your music and movies, with crisp, breathtaking detail and unparalleled clarity.
Max-EQ MaxxEQ: Full Spectrum Equalization
MaxxEQ gives you the power to shape your sound with pinpoint precision. A full spectrum 10-band equalizer, MaxxEQ graphic equalization is perfect for all types of content, from streaming media and movies to music and games.
MaxxVolume MaxxVolume: Loud and Clear Sound
MaxxVolume four-way dynamic control delivers maximum volume and clarity without distortion, perfect for critical online communications where you need to hear clearly with natural voice quality.
MaxxStereo MaxxStereo: Superwide Spatial Imaging
Based on Waves professional audio S1 Stereo Imager, MaxxStereo widens the stereo spread of your laptop speakers, so you get the best seat in the house, every time.
MaxxDialog MaxxDialog: Powerful Dialog Booster
MaxxDialog lets you adjust dialog levels in movies and games, relative to the music, backgrounds and special effects, so you can bring the dialog up front and center — where you want it.
MaxxLeveler MaxxLeveler: Smooth, Steady Levels
MaxxLeveler smoothes out volume differences between different sources, so finally you can fully experience soft scenes and loud action sequences alike — without having to reach for the volume knob.
MaxxSpace MaxxSpace: Headphone Enhancement
MaxxSpace delivers an expansive, immersive audio experience by transforming any simple set of earbuds into a simulated multichannel listening environment.
MaxxSense MaxxSense™: Adaptive Audio Optimization
MaxxSense listens to your content before you do — then customizes the sound in real time, before it reaches your ears. That means you can truly lose yourself in the experience, without reaching for the volume between songs or scenes, or every time there’s commercial.
MaxxSurround MaxxSurround: Multichannel Immersion
MaxxSurround delivers enhanced 7.1 audio imaging from surround sources, creating an immersive multidimensional soundscape with breathtaking depth, realism and separation.
Maxx360 Maxx360°: Stereo-to-Surround Processor
Maxx360° employs a patented process to turn (“up-mix”) any stereo content into enveloping 5.1 / 7.1 surround sound, using advanced center and rear channel extraction processing, together with a unique low-frequency effects (LFE) channel enrichment process.
MaxxEC MaxxEC: Advanced Echo Cancellation
MaxxEC uses a specially developed proprietary algorithm to reduce room reverberation and echo, for artifact-free voice capture and reproduction. That means phantom signals are a thing of the past; with MaxxEC, you’ll hear only what you’re supposed to hear.
MaxxNR MaxxNR: State-of-the-Art Noise Reduction
MaxxNR adapts to and eliminates background noises, for clearer vocal signals. Based on technology originally engineered for professional audio post production, MaxxNR uses compression rather than everyday filtering to achieve transparent, natural-sounding broadband noise suppression.
MaxxBeam MaxxBeam™: Microphone-Array Noise Suppression
Directional noise reduction for integrated microphones overcomes the challenges of noisy environments, to capture and deliver crystal-clear, intelligible voice signals.

MaxxAudio® Pro is a suite of advanced audio enhancement and noise reduction tools created by Waves, recipient of a Technical GRAMMY® award for its outstanding contributions of technical significance to the recording field. Heard on countless hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games, Waves technologies are used in recording studios the world over. Now, MaxxAudio puts these same professional tools in your Dell Special Edition, so you can hear sound the way it was meant to be heard.

Waves MaxxAudio delivers unparalleled audio performance, with sound that is louder, clearer, fuller and more intelligible. Whether you’re playing a game, watching a movie, listening to music or using online voice communication, MaxxAudio maximizes your Special Edition’s experience with increased volume, crisper highs, enhanced bass, improved speech recognition and more.

MaxxAudio Features
MaxxBassMaxxBass®: Bigger Better Bass
Patented bass enhancement uses the science of psychoacoustics to deliver deep, thundering lows you can really feel.
MaxxTrebleMaxxTreble: Crystal Clear Highs
MaxxTreble high-frequency enhancement lets you hear every nuance of your music and movies, with crisp, breathtaking detail and unparalleled clarity.
Max-EQ MaxxEQ: Full Spectrum Equalization
MaxxEQ gives you the power to shape your sound with pinpoint precision. A full spectrum 10-band equalizer, MaxxEQ graphic equalization is perfect for all types of content, from streaming media and movies to music and games.
MaxxVolumeMaxxVolume: Loud and Clear Sound
MaxxVolume four-way dynamic control delivers maximum volume and clarity without distortion, perfect for critical online communications where you need to hear clearly with natural voice quality. 
MaxxStereoMaxxStereo: Superwide Spatial Imaging
Based on Waves professional audio S1 Stereo Imager, MaxxStereo widens the stereo spread of your laptop speakers, so you get the best seat in the house, every time. 
MaxxDialogMaxxDialog: Powerful Dialog Booster
MaxxDialog lets you adjust dialog levels in movies and games, relative to the music, backgrounds and special effects, so you can bring the dialog up front and center — where you want it. 
MaxxLevelerMaxxLeveler: Smooth, Steady Levels
MaxxLeveler smoothes out volume differences between different sources, so finally you can fully experience soft scenes and loud action sequences alike — without having to reach for the volume knob.
MaxxSpaceMaxxSpace: Headphone Enhancement
MaxxSpace delivers an expansive, immersive audio experience by transforming any simple set of earbuds into a simulated multichannel listening environment. 
MaxxSenseMaxxSense™: Adaptive Audio Optimization
MaxxSense listens to your content before you do — then customizes the sound in real time, before it reaches your ears. That means you can truly lose yourself in the experience, without reaching for the volume between songs or scenes, or every time there’s commercial. 
surrMaxxSurround: Multichannel Immersion
MaxxSurround delivers enhanced 7.1 audio imaging from surround sources, creating an immersive multidimensional soundscape with breathtaking depth, realism and separation. 
Maxx360Maxx360°: Stereo-to-Surround Processor
Maxx360° employs a patented process to turn (“up-mix”) any stereo content into enveloping 5.1 / 7.1 surround sound, using advanced center and rear channel extraction processing, together with a unique low-frequency effects (LFE) channel enrichment process.
MaxxEC MaxxEC: Advanced Echo Cancellation
MaxxEC uses a specially developed proprietary algorithm to reduce room reverberation and echo, for artifact-free voice capture and reproduction. That means phantom signals are a thing of the past; with MaxxEC, you’ll hear only what you’re supposed to hear. 
MaxxNR MaxxNR: State-of-the-Art Noise Reduction
MaxxNR adapts to and eliminates background noises, for clearer vocal signals. Based on technology originally engineered for professional audio post production, MaxxNR uses compression rather than everyday filtering to achieve transparent, natural-sounding broadband noise suppression. 
MaxxBeam MaxxBeam™: Microphone-Array Noise Suppression
Directional noise reduction for integrated microphones overcomes the challenges of noisy environments, to capture and deliver crystal-clear, intelligible voice signals.