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
    Fujitsu FM-7,
    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. Currah Microspeech
    ZX Spectrum
  21. DA Converter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  22. DigiSpeech
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  23. Disney Sound Source
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  24. Echo II
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  25. Ensoniq Soundscape
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  26. ESS AudioDrive
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  27. Fuller Box
    ZX Spectrum
  28. General MIDI
    IBM PC/Compatibles,
    Macintosh
  29. Generic LPT DAC
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  30. Generic mono-timbral MIDI device
    Atari ST
  31. Generic multi-timbral MIDI Device
    Atari ST
  32. Gravis Ultrasound / ACE
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  33. Gravis Ultrasound MAX
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  34. I/O Magic Tempo
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  35. IBM PC Music Feature Card
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  36. IBM PCjr Speech Attachment
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  37. IBM PS/1 Audio Card
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  38. IBM PS/2 Speech Adapter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  39. Innovation SSI-2001
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  40. IntelliVoice
    Intellivision
  41. Internal Speaker / Beeper
    Fujitsu FM-7,
    ZX Spectrum
  42. InterSound MDO
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  43. Konami SCC
    MSX
  44. Lantastic Voice Adapter
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  45. Logitech Soundman Wave
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  46. Media Master
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  47. Microsoft Sound System
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  48. Mockingboard A
    Apple II
  49. Mockingboard B
    Apple II
  50. Mockingboard C
    Apple II
  51. Mockingboard D
    Apple II
  52. Mockingboard Sound I
    Apple II
  53. Mockingboard Sound II
    Apple II
  54. Mockingboard Sound/Speech I
    Apple II
  55. MSound
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  56. MSX-Audio
    MSX
  57. MSX-Music
    MSX
  58. No Sound
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  59. Orchid SoundWave 32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  60. PC Internal Speaker
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  61. Pro Audio Spectrum
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  62. Pro Audio Spectrum 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  63. Pro Audio Spectrum Plus
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  64. PSG
    MSX
  65. Reveal FX/32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  66. Roland MT-32
    Amiga,
    Atari ST,
    Macintosh
  67. Roland MT-32/LAPC-I
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  68. Roland RAP-10
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  69. Roland Sound Canvas
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  70. Sound Blaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  71. Sound Blaster 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  72. Sound Blaster AWE32
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  73. Sound Blaster Pro
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  74. Sound Galaxy Nova 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  75. Sound Galaxy NX Pro 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  76. Sound Manager
    Macintosh
  77. Speech/Sound Cartridge
    TRS-80 Color Computer
  78. SuperSonic Stereo Card
    Apple IIgs
  79. Talking Tech Bigmouth
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  80. Tandy DAC
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  81. Tandy Sensation
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  82. Tandy/PCjr
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  83. The Entertainer
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  84. Thunderboard
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  85. TI SN76489
    Sega Master System
  86. TI Speech Synthesizer
    TI-99/4A
  87. Toptek Golden 16
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  88. Turtle Beach Maui
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  89. Wave Blaster
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  90. WAVjammer (PCMCIA)
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  91. Yamaha FB-01 FM Sound Generator
    IBM PC/Compatibles
  92. Yamaha YM2203
    Fujitsu FM-7
  93. Yamaha YM2413
    Sega Master System