[parisc-linux] Re: Sound on 720/50

Albert Strasheim fullung@ilink.nis.za
Thu, 15 Nov 2001 15:36:21 +0200

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Hello John and parisc,

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, John Marvin wrote:

> > I see my 720/50 has a hole in the back labelled "Audio." What kind of
> > soundcard (or PC speaker :-)) is this, and is it supported (I think
> > not?). Also, what needs to be done to get it working. Are there specs
> > available?
> Sorry, the 720/730/750 doesn't have that kind of audio hardware. They
> are the only parisc workstations without audio hardware. The 705/710
> had a "voice quality" audio codec, which did 8Khz sample rate only.
> Everything else after that had audio hardware capable of CD quality
> stereo audio.
> That jack has always been misleading. It is the beeper output. It is
> only capable of making tones and noise. It has 3 tone channels and
> one noise channel.

So, how do I make it sing? :-)



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