[linux-audio-user] Audigy 6.1 platinum and Linux

Stephen Hassard steve at hassard.net
Wed May 28 10:25:00 EDT 2003

As far as I can tell, if you're using Alsa, any of the Live/Audigy 
series support soundfonts with the on-board synth. I've personally tried 
all three (Live/Audigy/Audigy2) and all work very well.

The midi uart also seems to work well via the joystick port (full I/O).


Joerg Anders wrote:
> Hi all!
> Some time ago I asked for a PCI soundcard which can deal with
> *.sf(2) soundfonts and works on Linux. I was told "soundblaster live 512"
> is a good choice. But this soundcard is unknown to all resellers.
> (They know "soundblaster live 5.1", but I'm afraid it has no
> hardware MIDI synthesizer.)
> Now a reseller recommended "Audigy  6.1 platinum". Is there
> anybody who has experiences with this type of soundcard?
> Escpecially: Does the hardware MIDI synthesizer work on Linux?
> Can I change the orchestra using "sfxload" ?

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