Reply 580 of 588, by Nitroraptor53
shock__ wrote on 2019-07-08, 15:07:wrote:
i wonder how many of these Innovation SSI 2001s really exist in the wild ?
I'm currently aware of 2 (owned by people on this forum, being the one with the "sid 6581" written near the socket with a marker and the one with a 6581R4AR) and one being "semi-lost" (should be on loan to someone in this city ... but that info is 8+ years old, with no update since - being the card with all pads present on the slot connector).
My "guesstimate" would be that the card never was widespread and is likely one of the rarest PC soundcards that was ever professionally made in a very limited volume.
All estimates I've heard is up to ten thousand made, but only two thousand sold... 90% of them have been recycled//destroyed : (