Reply 20 of 87, by Jo22
I used a joystick-midi cable and got the joystick (gravis gamepad) to work.
But softmpu does not work. I can't get a signal to the MT-32. I don't know why 🙁
Any idea for that ?
Hmm, don't know, but perhaps that special apple cable doesn't route the MIDI signals to the joystick connector ?
Just guessing.. But may I ask you if you did run the diagnose program from the SB16 driver package ?
It is able to test the MPU-401. If that doesn't work, you could also use Sound Blaster's native MIDI interface.
That older one is a bit limited, but has been always available since SB 1.x, because it is handled by the DSP.
I don't know for sure, but you could have a look at the SB 2.0 / SB Pro drivers for the older diagnose.exe.
They should also contain a Windows 3.1 driver for SB-MIDI, so you could play canyon.mid for testing purposes.
Oh, and there's also a patch out there for Sierra games to make SB-MIDI work in order to support users with a MT-32.
But that's maybe old news. I think I once read about that patch thing at QuestStudios (btw, what happened to them ?)
Edit: I've attached the diagnose program for SB Pro and SB16 for you. Hope it helps.
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