SonicVibes PCI 3D SRS Surround Audio
InfiniPatch - Unlimited Sound Palette for
Microsoft DirectMusic API
PCI AUDIO for Internet, Games, Business
based on S3 PCI Audio SonicVibes, MED6617
is as PCI 2.1 based audio processor that
integrates the capabilities of a
"sound card on a chip"
delivering affordable sound quality
previously found only in expensive,
high-end studio systems without
sacrificing essential legacy support for
the huge installed base of Sound BlasterTM
compatible applications. With its PCI bus
mastering capability, it ensures
extremely low system overhead for audio
data transfers, freeing the use of system
memory for downloadable MIDI patchsets or
samples. The MED6617 PCI S3 SonicVibes
also provides powerful audio software
enhancements, including wavetable, and
SRS 3D Surround acceleration-making it an
ideal gaming platform on PC and Internet.
The Digital Game Port Timer improves
overall system performance by offloading
from the CPU.
- Enable a substantial
increase in performance by moving audio
acceleration from the 6MB/s (Megabytes
per second) ISA bus to the 100+MB/s PCI
- Provide 100 percent
compatibility with SoundBlaster Pro games
utilizing Distributed DMA, DOS
applications and Windows.
- Lower overall system cost
by integrating the sound capabilities of
a traditional sound card, including
Wavetable music synthesis, FM synthesis
and an audio codec onto a single-chip
- These features include a
speed compensation joystick interface,
the stereo auxiliary inputs and the
patented stereo field expansion circuitry
of 3D Surround based on SRS Laboratories.
- Provide an unlimited sound
palette through its support of
Microsoft's DirectMusic API.
- Full duplex for
Interactive Audio : Record and playback
- Integrated MIDI UART with
FIFO for both input and output with
- Integrated dual game port
with Digital Game Port Interface.
Specifications subject to change without prior
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