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Pro Audio 3D Sound Card for 386 to 486's

By traymond ·
I have an older sound card that was compatible with the 386 and 486 family.

This sound card is: Pro Audio 3D sound card.

Is this sound card a SOUND BLASTER SOUNDCARD?

This Sound card also has a built in connector to connect the slower SCSI CD-ROM drives, my problem is I cant find any drivers anywhere mainly because I dont think this Sound Card is made anymore.

Any suggestions?

Thanks...

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Pro Audio 3D Sound Card for 386 to 486's

by syadm In reply to Pro Audio 3D Sound Card f ...

Your sound card is made by MediaVision who are out of business. I have not found a soundcard driver but there is a sysdisk available that can provide dos support for the scsi device so that you can use it for installation.
Follow the link:
http://www2.driverguide.com/files/uploads8/7833/dosSysDisk.ZIP
(remove any spaces in link)

I hope this is useful for you.
Rgds.
/Tom

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by traymond In reply to Pro Audio 3D Sound Card f ...

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by TheChas In reply to Pro Audio 3D Sound Card f ...

Take a look at the IC's on the sound card.
The larger one's are the controller chips.
Hopefully, they are from a "major" sound chip mfg.
(ESS, Opti, etc)
If you can identify the chips, then go to the chip mfg web site, and see if they offer "reference" drivers for your chipset.

If your lucky, this will at least get you sound.

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by csmith In reply to Pro Audio 3D Sound Card f ...

We have customers that still have these cards.
The card is reliable.
Some of them are in Win98 PCs.
When the PC OS is upgraded from Win3.1 to Win98 the old Win 3.1 driver still works.
The driver load in CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT remain, and Windows uses the 16 bit DOS access method.
ISA is 16 bit, so I don't think a 32 bit driver would provide much of an advantage, besides eliminating the mode switch time in the CPU/OS.
Regards, Chris

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