Also why do i just have to try them all to hope i get the right one for music is there something more to it is there a way of knowing which particular one is meant for my device? Pluto , the maxed out Dell Dimension AdliB and SoundBlaster will output the music in mono. Return to General Old Hardware. However it seems the card takes two DMAs, 1 and 0. I figure it’s okay to bring this up on this thread instead of making a new one.

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Users browsing this forum: Are ES and incompatible with older and ? I picked up this handsome card recently and it’s the best AudioDrive I’ve found yet. Board index All times are UTC.

It’s a highly integrated device which combines basically all its features in one single chip. When i comfig a game such as theme park or doom it asks me to choose which device i want to use for sound fx and music.

I ended up going with the older ES based card picture above over the ES based card in the OP because it’s non-PnP and it doesn’t ‘pop’ on startup like my ES, but otherwise the user experience has been the same. Maybe explains why it’s not working?


This site hosts no abandonware. I figure it’s okay to bring this up on this thread instead of making a new one.

ESS ISA Sound Card Es1869f G457

It would have cost more to make for no gain to the manufacturer – or to the consumer I’d argue because ESFM is excellent. My question is why do i have to select two different devices why cant i select soundblaster for both?

Since it have a Wavetable, does anyone know a good daughterboard that I can buy from Ebay? This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. All hail the Great Capacitor Brand Finder. Stereo wavetable output is reversed, which is a bit of a bummer, but otherwise I haven’t found anything negative. Board index All times are UTC.

VOGONS • View topic – ESS AudioDrive (ES) – a surprisingly good ISA sound card

I like the mixer tool, it works great and auduo it easy to create a simple batch file to get the card going. One could find out in the ES datasheet wheter FM data can still be send outside of it, or not.

The music part is defaulted to address h. Yes, and what’s the problem with that? Hi and welcome to Vogons! But SB Pro emulation play only 8bit sound, not 16bit. Was a great card back in the day, excellent value and the compatibility was amazing. YouTubeFacebookWebsite. This is usually where PnP cards are detected and displayed, so it may be a PnP card. I select soundblaster for soundfx and some variation of midi for music.


Es1869g me for more details. For very old games it is often wise to change the IRQ from 5 to 7, otherwise you won’t hear any sound effects. Sorry about all the questions i just want to understand what im choosing and why instead of randomly hoping for the best. However it seems the card takes two DMAs, 1 and 0. AdliB and SoundBlaster will output the music in mono.

It’s using the ESF chipset, the specs of which can be found here: Basically it is divided into two sections: I was happy user of SB The ES has a built-in FM music synthesizer that interprets the notes the games send to the card.