I wrote a guide for the recording methodology to be used for consistency here. Most Sound Blaster 16 cards feature connectors for CD-audio input. The Rock16 is excellent for a clone card but the CT is a cut above. The music does not sound exactly like in the game when played with media players. I’ll purchase descent later , and then record the main menu music. Ok not very mainstream bur still a nice one.

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The AV also has a good GM support. I’m sure everyone who bought a Gold card tried these out, and they were certainly significantly better than the equivalent wavetable sounds, but not exactly jaw-dropping, and a bit of a fiddle to use.

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Creative Sound Blaster Listen to my PT recordings for the reference. Oh this happens to be one of my favorite midi song, i may do a little c4t180 for this one. Some models even lacked the Wave Blaster connector while other came equipped with the connector. Mobile by Shara Tibken Dec 6, It gets worse in some games. The magazine instead recommended the “almost foolproof” Sound Blaster Pro or the original Sound Blaster.

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The title song is different between shareware and registered, and you’ve played the shareware version of it. Ooh, Descent Shareware, that’s a blast from the past. Creative Labs just have too many damn CTnumbers and many of them are somewhat lackluster.


Board index All times are UTC. Sound on Sound November I wrote a soound for the recording methodology to be used for consistency here.

I bypassed the onboard amp with the jumpers before installing the card and i got a nice strong and clean signal out of souund. This card looks pretty no name, no brand whatsoever on it.

I have another CT without the Phillips chip and it also only has Large nichicon caps, not the small ones. It sounds like you’re arguing with me, but I’m not really sure why. I was actually very troubled deciding if i liked this card or the Rock16 better.

I’m viewing this on the P1 with opera The Sound Blaster 16 is a series of sound cards by Creative Technology. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Creative Internal Sound Cards. Despite its shortcomings, it was much more faithful-sounding than the sample-synthesis simulation AudioPCI-based sound cards employ. Now about the quality.

Yet, on some other frequencies it was the opposite, the AV comes out cleaner, just listen to Monkey island, the very first sound, its night and day. Eound has very low background noise, a wide frequency spectrum with clear highs and fat lows.

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Now that’s a quality sound card! Sondius provided the software technology for Creative Labs to add some basic physical modelling sounds to their latest soundcard, for more realism and expressive playing. There does not seem to cf4180 much settings in the drivers or card itself to play with, and playing with settings in the games setup did not yield positive results either.


Monkey Island is just some noise that never quite gets anywhere. The c4180 item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. Now for the big huge gigantic comparison of many, many many OPL3 variations, all on the descent theme as requested by MaxWar.

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Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact souns always connected. No big deal, just noticed it and thought it was cool. The Sound Blaster 16 featured the then widely used TEA amplifier IC which, in the configuration Creative had chosen, would allow approximately milliwatts 0.