Review: Orpheus I Sound Card - Part 2

5th August 2022

 

* This page is a work in progress, as of 4th August 2022 *

In Part 1, I introduced this brand new 16-bit ISA sound card, the Orpheus 1 - a card that aims to be all things to all people if you're a DOS gamer. I took us on a tour of the hardware and what options you can buy to suit your retro PC audio needs.

In this Part 2, we'll get it installed into one of my retro PC rigs, and configure the card for gaming use. Here's a recap picture of the card in question:

 

Orpheus I with optional PCMIDI and Dreamblaster X2GS Daughterboard