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Re: PAS16 Setup



On 2001.07.07 14:17 Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On 2001-07-07, Klaasjan Brand wrote:
> >
> >Euhm... 16 bits stands for sound quality, not for the bus interface.
> >Check the stores and see that most consumer level soundcards still
> all
> >are 16 bits (even though they seem to fit in a pci socket ;)
> 
> Right. The PAS16 had 16-bit 44.1 kHz stereo sound capabilities
> already when people were using Soundblaster, SB 2.0, SB Pro, and
> other 8-bit mono/stereo cards.

Hey, don't forget the Gravis Ultrasound ;). Although the sound quality
was slightly less than that of the PAS16, it was one of the first (if
not the first) consumer soundcards with a wavetable synth..
Luckily it's still supported in Linux ;)

Klaasjan





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