First post, by Agent47

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I have a fairly intimate knowledge of ISA & PCI SB cards from the Win95 / Dos 6.22 era, happy to help diagnose your "retro" build issues.
I mostly dealt with Sound Blaster Pro models, SB 16, some MIDI, and CDROM drivers, interfacing, etc.
Feel free to ping me with your questions and I'll do my best to help.

Agent #47

Reply 1 of 5, by firage

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Very cool, great to have you! Welcome to VOGONS!

1992-1994 is a really fascinating timeframe for PC sound. Creative is the standard for DOS audio and everyone here has been learning a lot about those cards.

My big-red-switch 486

Reply 3 of 5, by cyclone3d

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Do you know why so many different revisions of the SB Pro 2.0 were made?

Same for the SB 2.0 (CT1350b)

Yamaha YMF modified setupds and drivers
Yamaha XG resource repository - updated November 27, 2018
Yamaha YMF7x4 Guide
AW744L II - YMF744 - AOpen Cobra Sound Card - Install SB-Link Header
Epstein didn't kill himself

Reply 5 of 5, by Joseph_Joestar

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Welcome sir! It's an honor to have you with us here.

Do you by chance have any information on the Vibra distortion bug and what could be done to remedy it? So far, our best workaround was to lower in-game volume below 50% but many older DOS games don't have in-game volume sliders.

Using Audigy drivers with a Sound Blaster Live
Installing DOS drivers on an Audigy2 ZS
OPL3 vs. ESFM vs. CQM vs. SBLive
OPTi 82C930 review