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SIDBlaster USB driver BETA   [2015]

Released by :
Stein Pedersen

Release Date :
13 February 2015

Type :
Other Platform C64 Tool

AKA :
SIDBlaster HardSID emulation driver BETA

User rating:**********  10/10 (5 votes)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Code .... Stein Pedersen of Offence, Panoramic Designs, Prosonix
Test .... Isildur of Samar Productions
Help .... Wilfred Bos of HVSC Crew

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/136294/SIDBlasterUSDB_Beta_driver.zip (downloads: 439)
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/151907/SIDBlasterTest.zip (downloads: 90)

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User Comment
Submitted by JCH on 10 October 2018
I received my SidBlaster the other day and here are my experiences with the device.

I plugged the audio cable into the blue "Line In" port on the back of my computer. I also had to plug the USB cable into a port on the back as well. If I used one of the USB ports on the front edge of the PC cabinet, the device wasn't detected. The docs say that USB hubs can be trouble, so I guess the front edge line is actually regarded as a USB hub.

In Windows 10, I ticked the "Listen to this device" check box in the properties of the "Line In" port and set the volume to 100%.

The DLL from the GitHub page worked with GoatTracker; it played my latest tune without problems. The same DLL crashed Sidplay2/w win32 v2.6 (Aug 6 2011) but the BETA driver on this page fixed that problem.
User Comment
Submitted by Fred on 11 June 2015
ACID 64 Player Pro v3.6 has now been released that supports the SIDBlaster USB device.
User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 15 February 2015
Sad. millions of Earth inhabitants are waiting for a working x64 driver for their HardSID units. I know you can work around it, but still I want it to work out of the box.
User Comment
Submitted by Stone on 15 February 2015
@hedning:no,the driver is for the SIDBlaster.
User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 15 February 2015
I am confused. Will this enable me to use my HardSID UPlay USB with win8? That is the only thing I want people to spend their time on. :P
User Comment
Submitted by Isildur on 14 February 2015
Great! Thank you.
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