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Encyclopedia > Sound chip

A sound chip is an integrated circuit (i.e. "chip") designed to produce sound (see chiptune). It might be doing this through digital, analog or mixed-mode electronics. Sound chips normally contain things like oscillators, envelope controllers, samplers, filters and amplifiers.

Well known sound chips

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TuxMobil: Sound Card Support for Linux with Laptops and Notebooks (1085 words)
One way to check this, is to compile the different sound drivers into the kernel and check whether they are detected or not.
As a last resort you may look on to the inscription of the sound chip itself.
The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture aims to: be a fully-modularized sound driver which supports kerneld/kmod, ensure compatibility with most binary OSS/Lite applications, create an ALSA Library (C,C++) which covers the ALSA Kernel API for applications, and create ALSA Manager, an interactive configuration program for the driver.
Oki Electric Develops 32 polyphonic and 16 polyphonic Sound Generator Chips for the Chinese Market : Press Release ... (1270 words)
Oki is the first semiconductor company in Japan to develop a sound generator IC specifically for the Chinese market with a commitment to develop "e-sound" (excellent sound quality) that suits the Chinese market.
The two chips are ready to be used by the Chinese mobile phone manufacturers and also those in Europe, North America, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, etc., who are focusing in the Chinese market.
Sound data sampled from real sound is stored as a ROM file, and replayed by digital/analog conversion.
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