Login or create an account to post a review. It was particularly unfortunate because the AudioPCI used system RAM for patch set storage which in itself offers tremendous potential for new patch sets over the traditional ROM storage previously used. This was made possible by the move to the PCI bus , with its far greater bandwidth and more efficient bus mastering interface when compared to the older ISA bus standard. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. In another cost-cutting move, the previously typical ROM chip used for storage of samples for sample-based synthesis was replaced with the facility to use system RAM as storage for this audio data.

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The Ensoniq ES audio chip was 64 Creative and revised into AC’97 -compliant variants, the ES and ES, and used for several more years on card and as integrated motherboard audio. Select type of offense: Click here to review our site terms of use.

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It was Ensoniq’s last sound card product before they were acquired by Creative Technology. Select type of offense: Web Site” by Ensoniq Corp.


This was made possible by the move to the PCI buswith its far greater bandwidth and more efficient bus mastering interface when compared to the older ISA bus standard.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! AudioPCI had some surprises for the market. The board consists only of a very small software-driven audio chip one of the following: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The cad of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Drivers Aspire V It was one of the first audiopcj to have Microsoft DirectSound3D 4-speaker playback support.

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In comparison to the wide variety of chips on and sheer size of the older Soundscape boards, the highly integrated two chip design of the AudioPCI is ssound obvious shift in design philosophy. Click on the following links for the driver package readme info: This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat The chip was also a PCI bus master device that was designed to provide high-speed access to system RAM and resources, for sample synthesis data and effect processing.


The main difference between the EV and previous chips was the inclusion of a built-in AC’97 codec hence producing a cheaper, single chip audio solution. Login or create an account to post a review.

Advertisements or commercial links. Towards the end of the s, Ensoniq was struggling financially. Creative Labs Malvern which was the former Ensoniq company that had been acquired later released the Ectiva EV When paired with a capable codecsuch as the AK pre-AC’97the ES supported the then-latest in 3D audio positioning through 4-speaker surround sound.

This mode allowed fast, auddiopci access to the system’s entire RAM without requiring a memory manager or memory protection mechanism.

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Notably, AudioPCI supports several digital effects reverbchorusand spatial enhancement when used with Microsoft Windows 95 and later versions of Windows. Several patch set choices are available, varying in size and instrument quality 2, 4, or 8 MB.

Whereas the Soundscape line had been made up primarily of low-volume high-end products full of features, the AudioPCI was designed to be a very simple, low-cost product to appeal to system OEMs and thus hopefully sell in mass quantities.