Sound Hardware Supported

Indicates the type of hardware supported for sound effects and/or music. Many early computer systems had limited sound capabilities, however some companies released additional hardware in the form of expansion cards, external MIDI synthesizers, and more to offer improved results.
  1. AdLib Gold
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  2. AdLib Music Synthesizer
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  3. Aicom Speech Synthesis Board
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  4. ARIA Chipset
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  5. Arrington Music System
    Exidy Sorcerer
  6. ATI Stereo F/X
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  7. AY-3-8910
    ZX Spectrum
  8. Casio CSM-1 sound module
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  9. Casio CT-460
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  10. Casio CZ-101
    Atari ST
  11. Casio MT-540
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  12. CD Audio
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  13. CMS / Game Blaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  14. Covox Sound Master
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  15. Covox Sound Master II
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  16. Covox Sound Master Plus
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  17. Covox Speech Thing
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  18. Covox VoiceMaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  19. Cricket!
    Apple II
  20. DA Converter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  21. DigiSpeech
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  22. Disney Sound Source
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  23. Echo II
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  24. Ensoniq Soundscape
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  25. ESS AudioDrive
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  26. Fuller Box
    ZX Spectrum
  27. General MIDI
    IBM PC/Compatibles,
    Macintosh
  28. Generic LPT DAC
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  29. Generic mono-timbral MIDI device
    Atari ST
  30. Generic multi-timbral MIDI Device
    Atari ST
  31. Gravis Ultrasound / ACE
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  32. Gravis Ultrasound MAX
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  33. I/O Magic Tempo
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  34. IBM PC Music Feature Card
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  35. IBM PCjr Speech Attachment
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  36. IBM PS/1 Audio Card
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  37. IBM PS/2 Speech Adapter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  38. Innovation SSI-2001
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  39. IntelliVoice
    Intellivision
  40. Internal Speaker / Beeper
    Fujitsu FM-7,
    ZX Spectrum
  41. InterSound MDO
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  42. Lantastic Voice Adapter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  43. Logitech Soundman Wave
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  44. Media Master
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  45. Microsoft Sound System
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  46. Mockingboard A
    Apple II
  47. Mockingboard B
    Apple II
  48. Mockingboard C
    Apple II
  49. Mockingboard D
    Apple II
  50. Mockingboard Sound I
    Apple II
  51. Mockingboard Sound II
    Apple II
  52. Mockingboard Sound/Speech I
    Apple II
  53. MSound
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  54. MSX-Audio
    MSX
  55. MSX-Music
    MSX
  56. No Sound
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  57. Orchid SoundWave 32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  58. PC Internal Speaker
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  59. Pro Audio Spectrum
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  60. Pro Audio Spectrum 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  61. Pro Audio Spectrum Plus
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  62. PSG
    Fujitsu FM-7,
    MSX,
    SEGA Master System
  63. Reveal FX/32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  64. Roland MT-32
    Amiga,
    Atari ST,
    Macintosh
  65. Roland MT-32/LAPC-I
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  66. Roland RAP-10
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  67. Roland Sound Canvas
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  68. Sound Blaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  69. Sound Blaster 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  70. Sound Blaster AWE32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  71. Sound Blaster Pro
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  72. Sound Galaxy Nova 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  73. Sound Galaxy NX Pro 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  74. Sound Manager
    Macintosh
  75. Speech/Sound Cartridge
    TRS-80 Color Computer
  76. SuperSonic Stereo Card
    Apple IIgs
  77. Talking Tech Bigmouth
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  78. Tandy DAC
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  79. Tandy Sensation
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  80. Tandy/PCjr
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  81. The Entertainer
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  82. Thunderboard
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  83. TI Speech Synthesizer
    TI-99/4A
  84. Toptek Golden 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  85. Turtle Beach Maui
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  86. Wave Blaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  87. WAVjammer (PCMCIA)
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  88. Yamaha FB-01 FM Sound Generator
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  89. Yamaha YM2203
    Fujitsu FM-7
  90. Yamaha YM2413
    SEGA Master System