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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

Sound Driver Overview

Driver: Yamaha OPL Audio
Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #2580
Last Update:
March 26, 1998

Availability Information

Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.30, as NeXTanswer #2581

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: YamahaOPLAudio
Driver Type: Sound
Driver Scope: Product Family
Supported Components: Yamaha OPL3-SA (YMF701B), Yamaha OPL3-SA3 (YMF715)
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: Integrated, ISA

General Overview notes: This driver supports Yamaha OPL3-SA and OPL3-SA3 based audio adapters.

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:
Yamaha OPL3-SA3 (YMF715) based PNP audio adapters
Yamaha OPL3-SA (YMF701B) based on-board audio adapters

Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):

Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes:

Sound Driver Details

Supported Connectors:
1/8" Microphone In, 1/8" Stereo Line-In, 1/8" Stereo Line-Out, 1/8" Stereo Speaker
Access Mode:
Adapter Memory:
16-bit Linear, 8-bit Linear, 8-bit Mu Law

Known Problems

Driver Version Notes

3.30 - First driver for Nextstep 3.3.

Future Planning

Future / Update Planning:

Reason for New Driver / Update: New Driver
New Driver / Update Timeframe:

New Driver / Update Description:

Note: Information contained in the "Future Planning" section of this document does not constitute a commitment on the part of NeXT to complete the planned development work.

* - Any NeXTanswer number that is blank indicates that a driver will not be released for this version of NEXTSTEP.

** - Indicates information that is inclusive of the entire capability of this driver. Not all devices supported by this driver may include all features listed. Check any available NeXTanswers and the hardware manual for the device for additional information.

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