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I haven’t had a chance to try any of the ISA AudioDrives but I’m looking forward to giving this baby a spin once it arrives. Voodoo2s aren’t mhz stock Geforce isn’t released as a beta on New Years ’99 under the Quadro brand DOS gaming isn’t a bilinear x This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. There is also an issue with the game port on this card, detailed in the linked thread above. The DB header is also quite unusual, one of the 5V pins and the midi-out pin is used as digital audio input, which can be used only by certain ESS DBs. I was able to turn the game port and CD-ROM connector off easily and configure the wavetable header to port
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Does it work in an 8-bit slot?
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There is also an issue with the game port on this card, detailed in the linked thread above. Setup was easy enough and the Sound Blaster Pro compatibility seemed to be good, but it sounded like my speakers had been immersed in water. There is no material that is knowingly illegal here.
I dug through my box of sound cards looking for a replacement and tried an: The DOS software — which can es found on Vogon Drivers — is bare bones but is easy to use and powerful.
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EXE is likewise easy to use, and allowed me to set the MIDI and CD volumes both muted by defaultand the volume levels were perfect first time which is a rare thing in my experience.
This card does several things right. Users browsing this forum: I do believe it’s not as compatible as the YMF, though. Perhaps this is Windows only option via dss generic WSS 2. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA.
Each behaved slightly differently with regard to WSS resources and I only managed to get the YMF to esw consistently, but not without a struggle, and even then the mixer settings were so far out of whack that – as eds – I yanked the card out and swore to never touch one again.
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I believe it wni98 more channels than the real thing, which the Windows MIDI driver can use for full 4-op sound. There was a certain ESS card I tried and didn’t like because it could only play a couple of sounds at a time, or would play the first half of a sound and cut off the rest. Board index All times are UTC.
But try playing a shooter and shooting a few things, causing explosions etc and see if this card has that issue. Return to General Old Hardware.
The on board amp can be turned off easily via jumpers. I was able to turn the game port and CD-ROM connector off easily and configure the wavetable header to port It insists on enabling WSS which is obviously not gonna work on 8-bit.
Any chance you could give it a go with SoftMPU? Also the wavetable header could not be configured to a useable port number this is done via jumpersthe lowest available was port ! Also the game had some minor SFX issues on that particular codec.
It must have been win998 The DB header is also quite unusual, one of the 5V pins and the midi-out pin is used as digital audio input, which can be used only by certain ESS DBs. I tried 3 of these things, a YMF,and Then again Wolf3D does this even on a SB.
186 site hosts no abandonware. It seems to give popping noises on anything other than a Sound Blaster. I was about to give up and put the SB16 back in when I noticed this humble looking card, pulled from a junked Socket 7 machine at some time in the past and kept because it had a wavetable header: The ES datasheet http: I forget which one it was. The DOS mixer software turned me off those cards however, and some minor incompatibilities with wn98 games.
It’s an international shipment so I’m still waiting: