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E-Wave : an ESS based waveblaster card

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Reply 41 of 72, by appiah4

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1541 wrote on 2021-02-16, 09:11:

Wavetable header cleaned and waiting... 😀
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Ahh, Terratec Gold 16/96 Eh? Great card. 😀 I have YucatanFX on mine which turns it basically into a Maestro 32 😁

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Reply 42 of 72, by furan

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Do you have a dead one? I would really like to see this chip de-capped, only because it's a little odd to me that it has so many no-connect pins. There were other packages that would have worked given the size and so few I/O, like maybe SOIC-16. So I wonder if it has a external memory controller, and they planned to support soundfonts, but maybe they found it didn't work during chip tape-out, or maybe they decided not to go in that direction for another reason. Or maybe they just had an excess of TQFP-100 packages.

Reply 43 of 72, by Pierre32

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dreamblaster shed some light on the status of the E-Wave in another thread. Posting here for the benefit of people who aren't stalkers.

dreamblaster wrote on 2021-03-28, 20:54:

i expect next revision of e-wave to be ready in about 4 weeks. if it is all ok, then first batch would be soon after

Reply 44 of 72, by appiah4

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Pierre32 wrote on 2021-04-08, 07:04:

dreamblaster shed some light on the status of the E-Wave in another thread. Posting here for the benefit of people who aren't stalkers.

dreamblaster wrote on 2021-03-28, 20:54:

i expect next revision of e-wave to be ready in about 4 weeks. if it is all ok, then first batch would be soon after

My wallet is (not) ready! Not sure if I want this or the Crystal one first. Paging @dreamblaster 😀 Which one is a more limited run with likely less restock? Crystal or ESS daughterboard?

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Reply 45 of 72, by dreamblaster

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appiah4 wrote on 2021-04-08, 09:30:

Paging @dreamblaster 😀 Which one is a more limited run with likely less restock? Crystal or ESS daughterboard?

Both will be limited runs, depends how long i can source excellent quality chips.
So far i see no problem for these.
E-wave next revision prototype seems to work really great now.
I will post a few more recordings

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Reply 47 of 72, by dreamblaster

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appiah4 wrote on 2021-04-19, 21:12:

Will E-Wave be a kit like C1?

no, it will be fully soldered, fully tested

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Reply 48 of 72, by dreamblaster

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Duke Nukem 3d - Grab Bag on E-Wave

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Reply 49 of 72, by appiah4

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That is quite good. Actually, the drums are quite impressive for just a 1MB ROM to be honest.

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Reply 50 of 72, by dreamblaster

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Here's another one, a different style :
Sam and Max : Doug the Moleman

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Reply 53 of 72, by matze79

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Really like the Sound, could you also record descent theme ?
Nice work 👍

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Reply 55 of 72, by Salient

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Tell me when it's available for sale. It's an instant buy!

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Reply 56 of 72, by matze79

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Ah, yes.. i did not saw it.
I did hear it some weeks ago and did not remember it.

It sounds really nice for a Small Budget WT

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Reply 57 of 72, by dreamblaster

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small batch expected in 2 weeks

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Reply 58 of 72, by matze79

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WoW

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