I changed the settings a little bit changed the IRQ to 9 under Windows and this time under Windows, it said that the MPU device is in use by another application when trying to set it up in the Duke 3D setup program. It’s been awhile since I did any programming The Roland supplied Windows drivers give the MPU additional capabilities that are not possible with only the basic serial communications that DOS mode automatically supports. Roland MT , Tutorial. With that out of the way, there are two guaranteed methods get your MT or compatible working with DOS games. And I also have a Sound Blaster Live!

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EXE at boot time. Last edited by DoomGuy II on Return to General Old Hardware.

Quest Studios has lots of revised MIDI files from old games, a tutorial on how to patch old Sierra games, mode switching tools etc. Although, the digital sound effects stutter when playing DOS games, but it’s better than nothing. This site hosts no abandonware. The Unit is pretty large and looks like this: Do these USB adapters mpuu intelligent mode or are you going to implement that in software yourself?


Any comments or criticisms welcome. It would be greatly appreciated. I’ve completely uninstalled the SB Live!

Retrieved from ” https: I currently have it on address and IRQ 7. Or mpu is neeted in raw dos? Hoarders and sellers that take advantage of retro electronics take out all of the fun.

Sound Blaster DIAGNOSE and Disabled MPU-401

And I also have a Sound Blaster Live! This site hosts no do. This allowed the new pseudo-hardware products to be sold at a fraction of the price of the real thing, but at the downside of having to load a software “driver” in order for the device to function at all and that your CPU will be doing work that it was not having to do in the past. Currently running Windows 98 SE on that machine. Looking for vintage computers and parts.

GENERAL MIDI in MS DOS – MPU Not Detected, works under Windows 98

The Roland MPU works on this same concept. Properties and Synth Options tab and set the Synth Voices to Otherwise, still the same old “Could not detect MPU” error. I foolishly sold it years ago. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Being a little picky here, but you have used the word “dongle” incorrectly in this instance.


I can’t make any guaranteesbut I want to give it a shot. So instead of just the. A bit of back-history here: Views Read Edit View history.

And if it’s this onecan you give me some advice on it? You can make a dongle like the one in the second picture with this handy diagram: Music Quest also released a pair of basic MPU compatible cards. Now you need a midi interface for the game to communicate with the module. Here is a document from Roland that helps to guide you along the process of setting the proper hardware settings for your MPU card Keep in mind that this will only need to be done if you are using a real MPU card running on a real machine actually running DOS.

This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Still have lots of old DOS games