CMI8738/8768 Audio Device

Category: Sound and Multimedia
Manufacturer: C-Media
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 8.3 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.17.33 / 01 Sep 2009

Windows device driver information for CMI8738/8768 Audio Device

For one to be able to get optimal results from their audio device they should install the latest driver version. This is because using older driver can make the devices not work efficiently. CMI8738/8768 audio device is able to play and record at 8/16 bits. Its sample rate is between 8 KHz and 14 KHz. CMI8738/8768 are designed to be used in PC motherboard audio and sound cards. The CMI 8738 is considered to be cost effective than any other audio chips available. Legacy audio and game port is supported by the CMI8738 model. It also has an FM emulator which enables it to provide good quality surround audio. The model is suitable for 5.1 home theater use because of its 6-channel DACs capabilities. In addition, the driver has a 10-band equalizer and is able to support MIDI MPU-401 port.

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The CMI8768 model is a high performance audio chip, which is able to support 48K/16bit recording as well as 96K/16bit playback. The audio chip has an in-built earphone buffer located at the front and can support MPU401 UART port. It also allows users to perform zooming functions for video clips, since it has a port that supports video zooming. The CMI 8768 model is able to support excellent karaoke functions. The CMI 8768 model can function efficiently at digital power of 3.3V as well as 5V, while its analog power is 5V. It can also support a single General Purpose Input/ Output (GPIO). The model allows users to spread the audio to all the speakers instead of being available only to front speakers. CMI8738/8768 audio driver has a double S/PDIF inputs for coaxial and optical connectors. Both models are compatible. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CMI8738/8768 Audio Device errors before installing any driver updates.