Andrew Fiore

PicoGUS brings UltraSound to retro computers

Vintage PC enthusiasts should keep their ear out for the PicoGUS, an RPi Pico-based soundcard that emulates the Gravis UltraSound. Updates and more information about the PicoGUS can be found on developer Ian Scott’s Twitter (@ianpolpo) and GitHub, linked below.  https://github.com/polpo/picogus  The Gravis UltraSound (“GUS”) is a soundcard released in 1992 for IBM-compatible PCs. Developer Ian […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Orpheus II + GUS ISA Soundcard

A new project from the retro soundcard makers Keropi and Marmes has been unveiled.  Named the Orpheus II, this retro based soundcard is a massive upgrade over the original Orpheus.  Sporting the same base options as the original model, with its genuine Yamaha YMF 289 ‘OPL3’ and PCMIDI capabilities.  The new Orpheus II however adds […]

SmokeMonster

Orpheus: The Ultimate Classic DOS Gaming PC Sound Card

The Orpheus sound card has entered production. It aims to be the ultimate ISA sound card for classic DOS computers, produced by the same group that makes the PCMIDI (Roland MPU-401 alternative) that we covered recently. Orpheus is feature packed and focused on perfect classic gaming PC compatibility. The card is based around the Crystal […]