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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     emu - Creative Labs SBLive! and PCI 512 audio device driver

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     emu* at pci? dev ? function ?
     audio* at emu?

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The emu device driver supports Creative Sound Blaster  Live!
cards as well
     as the Sound Blaster PCI 512.

     These  Environmental  Audio  cards  are  based upon the programmable EMU10K1
     digital-processing chip.

     Hardware features:
     +o   E-mu Systems, Inc. EMU10K1 music synthesis engine
     +o   64-voice hardware polyphony with E-mu's patented 8-point
     +o   Up 1024-voice polyphony with multi-timbre capability
     +o    Support for real-time digital effects like reverb, chorus, flanger,
         pitch shifter, or distortion across any audio source
     +o   User-selectable settings are optimized  for  headphones,
two or four
     +o   Processes sample rates from 5kHz to 48kHz
     +o   Hardware full duplex support enables simultaneous record
and playback
         at 8 standard sample rates
     +o   Creative Multi Speaker Surround (CMSS) places  any  mono
or stereo
         sound source in a 360 degree audio space
     +o   Hardware full-duplex support enables simultaneous record
and playback
         at 8 standard sample rates
     +o   Allows multiple  audio  sources  playback  on  the  same
speaker system

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     ac97(4), audio(4), intro(4), joy(4), pci(4)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The emu device driver appeared in OpenBSD 3.1.

AUTHORS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The emu driver was written by Yannick Montulet
     <yannick.montulet@epitech.net> and ported to OpenBSD 3.1 by
     Michael Shalayeff <mickey@openbsd.org>.

CAVEATS    [Toc]    [Back]


     Hardware  interface of this card contains registers not used
for normal
     operation, but potentially dangerous  and  not  possible  to
disable.  Potential
  damage  ranges  from frying the card to frying motherboard or external
     equipment connected to its outputs.

BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

     Currently, this driver does not support MIDI, joystick input
or the multi-voice

OpenBSD      3.6                         October     18,     2001
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