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Reply 160 of 180, by Retroit

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MMGiK.org wrote on 2021-04-28, 07:34:

Hi guys. Im consider to put some Aztech card on my ESCOM 386DX-40 system from 92/93.
Which Aztech card will be apropriate for that era?

Please read this thread about Aztech cards, as this depends from yours expectations. Good choose is card based on the 2230 chip

Reply 161 of 180, by zyga64

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According to Unisound thread - cards based on AZt2320 probably can not be set up to use IRQ 7. Therefore I suggest AZT2316.
For example Unreal from Future Crew doesn't play music on SoundBlaster compatibles with IRQ 5. Older titles may be more compatible with IRQ 7

1) VLSI SCAMP /286@20 /4MB /CL-GD5422 /CMI8330
2) i420EX /486DX33 /16MB /TGUI9440 /YMF718+GUS
3) i430FX /K6-2@400 /64MB /Rage Pro PCI /ES1370+ALS100
4) i440BX /P!!!750 /256MB /MX440 /SBLive!+Vibra16s
5) iB75 /3470s /4GB /HD7750 /HDA

Reply 163 of 180, by zyga64

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Retroit wrote on 2021-04-28, 14:57:

You can reserve IRQ7 in the BIOS or just free this irq if your MB allow to do

Yes I know, but there is no IRQ7 line on soundcard PCB connected 😀

1) VLSI SCAMP /286@20 /4MB /CL-GD5422 /CMI8330
2) i420EX /486DX33 /16MB /TGUI9440 /YMF718+GUS
3) i430FX /K6-2@400 /64MB /Rage Pro PCI /ES1370+ALS100
4) i440BX /P!!!750 /256MB /MX440 /SBLive!+Vibra16s
5) iB75 /3470s /4GB /HD7750 /HDA

Reply 164 of 180, by RockstarRunner

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Anyone using a DreamBlaster X2 with one of these cards? I've got one connected to a Nova 16 Extra 2, and it works great, but with the exception of a single game, Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo, and I'm trying to debug the reason.
If anyone can help test, I've made a post about it under software:
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo - Midi music, wrong drums?
Besides this one little issue, I love the card, super low noise, SBP2, Opl3, Waveblaster header and WSS for 16bit stuff! Dirt cheap too.

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Reply 165 of 180, by marcos.analise@gmail

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good evening. I have an aztec Washington 16 2316A sound card. I noticed that it has an ide cd rom connector. How do I install CD driver for DOS and Win 3.11? The sound part already works correctly.

Reply 166 of 180, by GL1zdA

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What's the difference between the Multimedia Pro 16 ABI and ABO? According to some posts, they seem to use the same FCC ID MMSN850, but there's no information how to tell them apart.

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Reply 167 of 180, by darry

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GL1zdA wrote on 2022-10-31, 22:22:

What's the difference between the Multimedia Pro 16 ABI and ABO? According to some posts, they seem to use the same FCC ID MMSN850, but there's no information how to tell them apart.

If http://dosdays.co.uk/topics/Manufacturers/aztech.php is accurate, there might not be a need to tell them apart since feature set is basically the same, AFAIU.

Reply 168 of 180, by Retroit

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GL1zdA wrote on 2022-10-31, 22:22:

What's the difference between the Multimedia Pro 16 ABI and ABO? According to some posts, they seem to use the same FCC ID MMSN850, but there's no information how to tell them apart.

Main difference between this cards is on presents of IDE interface on ABI and missing it on the ABO. All other specs are the same. See attachment.

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Reply 169 of 180, by GL1zdA

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Retroit wrote on 2022-12-27, 21:33:
GL1zdA wrote on 2022-10-31, 22:22:

What's the difference between the Multimedia Pro 16 ABI and ABO? According to some posts, they seem to use the same FCC ID MMSN850, but there's no information how to tell them apart.

Main difference between this cards is on presents of IDE interface on ABI and missing it on the ABO. All other specs are the same. See attachment.

Thanks, nice comparison.

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Reply 170 of 180, by envagyok

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Hy everyone!

I have Aztech Pro16 mmsn810, and i thinking about use it with ibm ps2 model 30 with 8088 cpu.
This card can work with 8 bit isa bus?
When i try install the driver ftom hdd, it report some error.
8088 capable to use this girst gen. Aztech card?

Reply 171 of 180, by jesolo

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envagyok wrote on 2023-11-18, 18:35:
Hy everyone! […]
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Hy everyone!

I have Aztech Pro16 mmsn810, and i thinking about use it with ibm ps2 model 30 with 8088 cpu.
This card can work with 8 bit isa bus?
When i try install the driver ftom hdd, it report some error.
8088 capable to use this girst gen. Aztech card?

What is the error message that you are receiving?

Reply 173 of 180, by DerBaum

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envagyok wrote on 2023-11-19, 17:55:
Error opening setup.inf Prigram Abort. But setup.inf is there. Maybe problem, i install ftom hdd? […]
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Error opening setup.inf
Prigram Abort.
But setup.inf is there.
Maybe problem, i install ftom hdd?

the original aztech drivers have to be installed from diskettes.
the setup file expects disk change and different files on each disk.

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Reply 174 of 180, by envagyok

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I have three Aztech Card.
I38-MMSN813 with AZTSB0792/AZTDSP36/CS4231-KL/Yamaha YMF262-M
I38-MMSD802 with AZTSSPTO592-UO1/AZT-NXPMIX0592/LS-212
I38-MMSN810 with AZTSSPTO592-UO1/AZT-NXPMIX0592/AD1848KP/AZTDSP38/LS-212
I attach photo.
Please help me identify this cards, and suggest what driver setup must use with cards.

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Reply 175 of 180, by DerBaum

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envagyok wrote on 2023-11-20, 08:16:
I have three Aztech Card. I38-MMSN813 with AZTSB0792/AZTDSP36/CS4231-KL/Yamaha YMF262-M I38-MMSD802 with AZTSSPTO592-UO1/AZT-NX […]
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I have three Aztech Card.
I38-MMSN813 with AZTSB0792/AZTDSP36/CS4231-KL/Yamaha YMF262-M
I38-MMSD802 with AZTSSPTO592-UO1/AZT-NXPMIX0592/LS-212
I38-MMSN810 with AZTSSPTO592-UO1/AZT-NXPMIX0592/AD1848KP/AZTDSP38/LS-212
I attach photo.
Please help me identify this cards, and suggest what driver setup must use with cards.

802 is Sound Galaxy NX Pro (Generation 1 card)
810 is Sound Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 (Generation 1 card)
813 is Sound Galaxy Audio 16 ( Generation 1 card)

802 and 810 have covox speech thing and disney sound source support via a virtual com port driver.
The cards dont have a IDE interface (Just specific connectors) so its useless and dont need to be installed if you dont have the drives for it.

Aztech drivers come on diskettes and dont like to be installed from anything else then diskettes.
drivers: http://vogonsdrivers.com/index.php?catid=54

you can also initialise Aztech cards with unisound.
UNISOUND - Universal ISA PnP Sound Card Driver for DOS v0.80a

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Reply 176 of 180, by envagyok

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DerBaum wrote on 2023-11-20, 08:27:
802 is Sound Galaxy NX Pro (Generation 1 card) 810 is Sound Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 (Generation 1 card) 813 is Sound Galaxy Audio 16 […]
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802 is Sound Galaxy NX Pro (Generation 1 card)
810 is Sound Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 (Generation 1 card)
813 is Sound Galaxy Audio 16 ( Generation 1 card)

802 and 810 have covox speech thing and disney sound source support via a virtual com port driver.
The cards dont have a IDE interface (Just specific connectors) so its useless and dont need to be installed if you dont have the drives for it.

Aztech drivers come on diskettes and dont like to be installed from anything else then diskettes.
drivers: http://vogonsdrivers.com/index.php?catid=54

you can also initialise Aztech cards with unisound.
UNISOUND - Universal ISA PnP Sound Card Driver for DOS v0.80a

Thank you!
With Unisound can i fully install this cards, and test too?
Which argument needs?
I mean Covox, SB Pro 2.0, DSS, OPL3?
How can i disable the specific cd-rom connectors?
Then for 802 need install the /NXPRO/NXP241-1,2,3?
for 810 Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 the /PRO16/P16103-1,2,3?
and the 813 Galaxy audio 16 ?
Here's the list the available drivers:

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Reply 177 of 180, by fjardest

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envagyok wrote on 2023-11-20, 08:41:
Thank you! With Unisound can i fully install this cards, and test too? Which argument needs? I mean Covox, SB Pro 2.0, DSS, OPL3 […]
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DerBaum wrote on 2023-11-20, 08:27:
802 is Sound Galaxy NX Pro (Generation 1 card) 810 is Sound Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 (Generation 1 card) 813 is Sound Galaxy Audio 16 […]
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802 is Sound Galaxy NX Pro (Generation 1 card)
810 is Sound Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 (Generation 1 card)
813 is Sound Galaxy Audio 16 ( Generation 1 card)

802 and 810 have covox speech thing and disney sound source support via a virtual com port driver.
The cards dont have a IDE interface (Just specific connectors) so its useless and dont need to be installed if you dont have the drives for it.

Aztech drivers come on diskettes and dont like to be installed from anything else then diskettes.
drivers: http://vogonsdrivers.com/index.php?catid=54

you can also initialise Aztech cards with unisound.
UNISOUND - Universal ISA PnP Sound Card Driver for DOS v0.80a

Thank you!
With Unisound can i fully install this cards, and test too?
Which argument needs?
I mean Covox, SB Pro 2.0, DSS, OPL3?
How can i disable the specific cd-rom connectors?
Then for 802 need install the /NXPRO/NXP241-1,2,3?
for 810 Galaxy Pro/Basic 16 the /PRO16/P16103-1,2,3?
and the 813 Galaxy audio 16 ?
Here's the list the available drivers:

UNISOUND doesn´t work, only with newer cards.
813 works with BASAUD/AZT16200

I have used turboimage for installation without floppy drives.
ethfloppy should work if you have a network connection.

Reply 178 of 180, by DerBaum

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envagyok wrote on 2023-11-20, 08:41:

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If you install original Aztech drivers they will ask you if you want to install the cd rom driver. Just say no there and its done. No need to disable it on the board.

And like mentioned Unisound is a PNP tool. I misremembered that the first generation isnt pnp. And even if unisound could initialise these cards, covox and disney are seperate things...
My 486 Test board where i test all my soundcards does have pnp so i dont unisound that often. sorry for the confusion.

810 needs BAS16 (BAS is BASic)
😀

If it doesnt work, try different drivers... Aztech drivers always confuse me a little bit, but in the end we got all cards working.

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