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First post, by shiozaki

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seems to be a few different models that work and im unsure what are the ones i should be keeping an eye out for.

mt-100 cm-32l, cm-32p sc-55, sc-55t, sc-55mk2? do these work, what ones are worth buying?

Reply 1 of 12, by Dominus

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The CM64 is also worth it. CM-32l and CM-64 have extra sfx that some few games (Ultima Underworld - flowing water sfx) use. The SC-55 and the CM-32p are *NOT* fully compatible if at all.

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Reply 4 of 12, by Dominus

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Yeah, I always omit that because I'm not interested in those legacy isa things 😀
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Reply 5 of 12, by elianda

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You should consider adding the Roland RA-50 as well.

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Reply 8 of 12, by jheronimus

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elianda wrote:

You should consider adding the Roland RA-50 as well.

I would love to see some confirmation on this. I've been looking for a good deal on MT-32 for almost a month now. RA-50 seems to be almost 3x cheaper.

Edit: So far have only seen one person comment on the issue here and here.

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Reply 9 of 12, by bjt

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As you saw in the other threads, the RA-50 doesn't support the All Notes Off command which leads to hanging notes in some games.
You can work around it using SoftMPU, but only for real-mode games.
I guess most games that are best on MT-32 are real-mode.

Reply 11 of 12, by gdjacobs

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bjt wrote:

As you saw in the other threads, the RA-50 doesn't support the All Notes Off command which leads to hanging notes in some games.
You can work around it using SoftMPU, but only for real-mode games.
I guess most games that are best on MT-32 are real-mode.

Would the HardMPU card also support that feature?

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Reply 12 of 12, by RJDog

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gdjacobs wrote:

Would the HardMPU card also support that feature?

Yup sure is... ab0tj is obviously thr authority on that, but it has 3 or 4 options (via command line config utility) one of which is the all-notes-off RA-50 fix. The code is actually shared with SoftMPU...