Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

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Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby maverick85 » 2014-10-04 @ 20:36

Hey, does anyone know how to get decent emulated sound from sega genesis roms played on the PC using an emulator. The sound isn't usually the same or at on par quality compared to playing on an actual console. Is there a soundcard out there that used the same chip as the Sega megadrive console which could spit out the same quality sound? Thanks
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby leileilol » 2014-10-05 @ 02:52

You using Kega Fusion?
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby mr_bigmouth_502 » 2014-10-05 @ 04:39

There are many different variations of the Megadrive/Genesis, an a lot of them sound different from one another. Not surprisingly, an emulator that tries to do a simple emulation of the YM2612 and the PSG will likely not emulate all of the little quirks in the sound circuitry that each variant has.
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby maverick85 » 2014-10-05 @ 06:28

leileilol wrote:You using Kega Fusion?

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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby filipetolhuizen » 2014-10-18 @ 00:09

There's an emulator called Genecyst, which is probably no longer updated, that allows you to customize each channel. Maybe you can get it to sound the way you want. It's only for DOS, though.
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby leileilol » 2014-10-18 @ 01:43

GENECYST IS FAR FROM ACCURATE QUALITY SOUND
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby ElectricMonk » 2014-10-18 @ 14:39

Kega Fusion works great, and I really couldn't tell a difference between its emulated YM2612/PSG versus a vintage Genesis.
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby Stretch » 2015-2-08 @ 04:21

Genesis Plus GX sounds very good too. I believe it uses MAME for the sound emulation.
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby maverick85 » 2016-12-22 @ 22:07

in the end i went for the actual system with the 50/60Hz switch and a mega everdrive x3 cart with all the roms stored on a microsd card. I also went with a rgb cable from retrogamingcables with CSYNC. it runs US titles like MUSHA like a bawse (with a flick of a switch) and sounds awesome ;)
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby lightmaster » 2016-12-22 @ 22:20

What for\/why the necropost??
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Re: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis sound emulation

Postby maverick85 » 2016-12-22 @ 22:28

lightmaster wrote:What for\/why the necropost??

just going through my old posts.
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