Category: Sound Card
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 20.8¬†MB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Release Date: 2002
The pulsar has 20 discrete channels of audio output and input and has onboard DSP horse power to cater for mixing and the effects. With MIDI based control, excellent on screen control and MIDI based control, the pulsar can easily assume to be an audio traffic controller in a complex studio. Pulsar has software synthesis capabilities and an excellent analog emulation. Included in the package is a sample of players that load Akai and FM synthesizers. Pulsar has a great graphics play. It draws its power from four well placed on board Analog devices. These devices are the DSPs SHARC which is a cable assembly which connects to the card and has MIDI out and in. The pulsar is installed by the OUT OF THE BOX I into a 400 MHz Pentium 2 machine with a random access memory of 128. The pulsar does not however support the Windows NT from loading on a dual-boot.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Pulsar software gives one everything they need to control the soundcard, but it provides no MIDI sequencing or recording on its own, once the user launches the software, they are presented with cool looking applications workspace that contain a file browser and a project window, the file browser displays all the devices that you can use in your project. Modules have no control surface. The installation of the pulsar software is quit simple, it has an AutoRun option at the beginning and soon after war you just are clicking on yes or no options. The user can get different views of your pulsar connections by opening the rack window. The windows in pulsar include DSP Load window which shows your available processing power. Other windows include the sample rate settings. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Cream ware Pulsar errors before installing any driver updates.