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Is there anybody who has drivers and/or manuals for the Siemens-Nixdorf (Fujitsu) Multimedia eXtension Board? This boards support various inputs and operations, but also have the daughtercard that can do sound effects (Reverb, chorus, etc) on any source. I dug through several Siemens/Fujitsu pages (scenic.de, siemens-pc.de, fsc-pc.de, support.fujitsu-siemens.de, download.fujitsu-siemens.com, de.fujitsu.com) on archive.org, but found only part of the 32-bit Windows 9x driver. The files I'm looking for are:

MXB32_2.ZIP
MXB32_3.ZIP
MXB32_4.ZIP
MXB32PAT.ZIP
MXB32SA1.ZIP
MXB32SA2.ZIP

MXB16_1.ZIP
MXB16_2.ZIP
MXB16_3.ZIP
MXB16_4.ZIP
MXB16_SA.ZIP

MXBNTSP4.ZIP
MXBPTNT.ZIP

W98_MXB.ZIP

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Reply 1 of 2, by PC Hoarder Patrol

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GL1zdA wrote on 2021-10-25, 12:42:
Is there anybody who has drivers and/or manuals for the Siemens-Nixdorf (Fujitsu) Multimedia eXtension Board? This boards suppor […]
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Is there anybody who has drivers and/or manuals for the Siemens-Nixdorf (Fujitsu) Multimedia eXtension Board? This boards support various inputs and operations, but also have the daughtercard that can do sound effects (Reverb, chorus, etc) on any source. I dug through several Siemens/Fujitsu pages (scenic.de, siemens-pc.de, fsc-pc.de, support.fujitsu-siemens.de, download.fujitsu-siemens.com, de.fujitsu.com) on archive.org, but found only part of the 32-bit Windows 9x driver. The files I'm looking for are:

MXB32_2.ZIP
MXB32_3.ZIP
MXB32_4.ZIP
MXB32PAT.ZIP
MXB32SA1.ZIP
MXB32SA2.ZIP

MXB16_1.ZIP
MXB16_2.ZIP
MXB16_3.ZIP
MXB16_4.ZIP
MXB16_SA.ZIP

MXBNTSP4.ZIP
MXBPTNT.ZIP

W98_MXB.ZIP

Interesting, as I have a very similar old Hauppauge card, but for the ISA bus - download/file.php?id=120561&mode=view

As you didn't mention them specifically, I had a root around on some of the archived Siemens-Nixdorf sites (mainly sni or mch.sni dot something) but with no success - just dead file links, product pages and reviews

https://web.archive.org/web/20000309002306/ht … er/zubehoer.htm

https://web.archive.org/web/19970203185231/ht … /news/mxb_e.htm

However, a general Google search proved more fruitful, especially some reverse searching based on the numerous linux driver posts (seems to have been a popular option with this card). This lead me to some archived sites where you can download nearly all the files you listed except MXB32PAT.ZIP, MXBNTSP4.ZIP & W98_MXB.ZIP (suspect these might be the various OS patch files mentioned in some of the following links)

Driver downloads - https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.schr … v/mxb/Treiber/*

Manual downloads
- https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.schr … e/mxbtv/texte/* (I 've attached the most relevant below, but there are other MXB-related docs in there, so check!)

Other links

https://web.archive.org/web/20030411084820/ht … //www.mxbtv.de/ (file links here are dead but some others link to patch info & pics of various board accessories / cables etc)

https://web.archive.org/web/20030417022726/ht … aa7146/mxb.html

Finally, if you haven't seen them already, here are a few old ebay shots of the retail package

Siemens Nixdorf Scenic Multimedia eXtension Board.jpg
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Siemens Nixdorf Scenic Multimedia eXtension Board.jpg
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84 views
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MXB with Audio Module.jpg
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MXB with Audio Module.jpg
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85.52 KiB
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84 views
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Fair use/fair dealing exception

MXB manual, audio module manual & external connector pinouts

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d971dt01.pdf
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324.21 KiB
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7 downloads
File license
Fair use/fair dealing exception
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d984_mxb.pdf
File size
85.2 KiB
Downloads
7 downloads
File license
Fair use/fair dealing exception
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belegung.pdf
File size
40.27 KiB
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6 downloads
File license
Fair use/fair dealing exception

Hope some of this helps 😀

Last edited by Stiletto on 2021-10-29, 02:57. Edited 1 time in total.

Reply 2 of 2, by GL1zdA

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Thank you! I've skipped all the Linux discussions, thinking there will be nothing relevant there. It's especially good to see the 32-bit Sound Arena drivers, which is the part of the MXB I want to have some fun with.

And thanks for the documentation. It seems SNI never released any modules other than the Sound Arena. I was hoping for an MPEG module, but it looks like it was never sold, even though the board was prepared for it.

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