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New sound card project: AWE64 Legacy

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Reply 481 of 492, by hard1k

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In my book, the whole point of CD-ROM controllers on the sound cards was already obsolete in the 486 era, let alone more modern systems. So nope, no interest in that and no PCB budget for that.

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Reply 482 of 492, by brownk

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It's been a while since I took something from the motherland.
Bring it on.
Can't wait any longer.

Reply 483 of 492, by AndrewK2685

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hard1k wrote on 2020-11-14, 13:17:

In my book, the whole point of CD-ROM controllers on the sound cards was already obsolete in the 486 era, let alone more modern systems. So nope, no interest in that and no PCB budget for that.

OK thanks. Makes sense, I was just asking.
Personally I kinda disagree on this for 486 systems, but I get your point.

Reply 485 of 492, by hard1k

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Thank you, my friend!:)

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Reply 487 of 492, by hard1k

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Not yet, just a bit more patience please 😀

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Reply 489 of 492, by hard1k

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No, the bracket is attached to the gameport and the line-in jack.

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Reply 491 of 492, by hard1k

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No, you won't damage it, however the only part that will work is the HardMPU controller.
I strongly doubt that CT8920 will work in any mode in the XT-Bus, and though the Resound OPL3 part will be working, its analog output is hardwired into the CT8920, so without starting up the latter, you won't get any sound.

New sound card project: AWE64 Legacy
New sound card(s) project(s): Vortex2+YMF744 Tribute
Please have a look at my wishlist (hosted on Amibay)