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Where can I find Schematics for the NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card?

What are the basic system requirements for the NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card and PCI24 PCI Computer I/O Card?

To successfully install a PCI24 PCI Computer I/O Card in your computer, your system must be:

Power Macintosh with an available 7 inch PCI slot.
CPU speed greater than 75mhz for stereo applications and greater than 120 MHz for multi-track applications.
16Mb RAM (32MB recommended)
Mac OS 7.5.5, 7.6.1 or 8.0-8.1
Apple Sound Control Panel 8.0.3 or greater
System requirements for an NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card are:

Macintosh with an available 7 inch NuBus slot
CPU speed greater than 20 MHz for stereo applications and greater than 50 MHz for multitrack applications
12Mb RAM (24MB recommended)
Mac OS 7.5x, 7.6.1 or 8.0
Sound control panel panel 8.0.3 or greater
Apple Sound Manager 3.1 or greater (for pre 7.5.2 Mac OS)

Why can't I get audio input with SoundEdit 16?

There is a problem with SoundEdit 16 when using audio cards and recording audio with the meter panel up. Disable the panel when recording.

Which software is compatible with the PCI24 PCI Computer I/O Card and NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card?

As of November 25, 1998

The PCI24 supports the following software applications:

Peak from BIAS v1.0 – v2.0
SoundEdit 16 v2.01 – 2.07
Cubase VST (ASIO) v3.02 – v4.0
Deck II v2.2 – 2.5.1
Studio Vision / Vision DSP (ASIO) v4.1
The NB24 supports the following Macintosh applications:

Peak from Bias v1.0 – 1.6
Deck II v2.2 & 2.5.1 or SoundEdit 16 v2.0
OpcodeAudioShop and/or Studio Vision Pro v3.0 (stereo only)
Digidesign Session 2.0 and/or ProtoolsPowermix v3.2
Logic Audio v2.5

How do I set up Deck II to work with the NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card or PCI24 PCI Computer I/O Card?

Lucid Driver 1.06Lucid Driver 1.04 (NB), 1.06 (PCI)

1. Disk cache set to 32k (NB), 96K (PCI) in the memory control panel.
2. Virtual memory turned off.
3. Set Deck II preferred & Minimum memory to the suggested size.
4. Set the number of tracks to 4 (for starters).
5. Set memory per track to 192kb (NB), 512kb (PCI).
6. Make sure your using the Sound Control Panel (v8.0.3 or 8.0.5).

Where is the Sound Control Panel in Mac OS 8.x?

With system 8.0 and up the Sound Control Panel can be found in the Apple Extras folder, rather than the Control Panels folder.

Which Mac OS versions are compatible with the NB24 NuBus Computer I/O Card and PCI24 PCI Computer I/O Card?

As of December 3, 1998

The PCI24 is supported using Mac Operating Systems:
7.5.5
7.6.1
8.0
8.1
The NB24 is supported using Mac Operating Systems:
7.5.1
7.5.3
7.5.5
Using an unsupported OS such as *Mac O/S 8.5 or beta OS may result in unpredictable results.

*The PCI24 & NB24 are not currently supported using Mac O/S 8.5 & above as of 12/03/98

Please refer to the documentation included with your digital audio software to determine the compatibility of your software.