DreamBlaster X16GS
High end waveblaster board for gaming, featuring 1gbyte of soundbank flash, 16 core high end synth chip, and Dream/Roland licensed GS compatible soundbank.
€ 145,00
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X16GS - gamer's edition (with licensed Dream/Roland GS bank - for DOS gaming purposes), based on X16 hardware. 
X16GS has one difference compared to X16 : it features a preloaded officially licensed, read only 16mbyte GS bank.
This makes is the best option for DOS gamers.

Hardware Specs :
  • High End 16 core Dream 5000 series synth chip (SAM5716B), with up to 256 voice polyphony
  • Compact high quality green, gold plated PCB, 53mm x 77mm
  • Super low latency < 1ms
  • 8 MByte SDRAM for high quality effects
  • 1 GByte Flash for soundbanks
  • 2x13 Waveblaster header for integration on DOS sound cards and custom projects
  • Up to 400mA current consumption at 5V, when using all DSP cores.
  • USB-MIDI interface (Class compliant), USB mini connector
  • Stereo out, high quality 24 bit 112 dB DNR DAC
  • Expansion header for future expansion / OEM projects
Features :
  • High quality Dream synth engine, compatible with Dream 5000 SDK for custom soundbank design
  • High quality GS compatible reverb and chorus
  • 3 Stereo Insert Multi-Effects blocks (s (Distortion, Equalizer, Compressor, Chorus/Flanger/Phaser/Tremolo/Rotary, Delay), controllable by MIDI.
  • 4-bands Equalizer, controllable by MIDI.
  • Multi slot soundbank support, fast bank uploading over USB to flash using Serdaco X16Manager multi slot upload tool
  • Bootloader for updating firmware over USB
  • Support for DreamBlaster Presets
X16GS is shipped with the following preloaded soundbanks :
  • Bank1 : Dream/Roland GS Bank (officially licensed, ROM bank)
  • Bank2 : Dream CleanWave Bank (official)
  • Bank3 : Buran Bank
  • Bank4 : OPL3-FM General MIDI bank
  • Bank5 : GXSCC Chiptune bank

  • Full GM/GS implementation
  • 128 GM instruments
  • 180 variation instruments
  • More than 200 drum sounds in 15 drum sets + 1 SFX set
  • All samples are in 16bit quality
  • Official Dream/Roland License
Read soundbank details here.  

Read the X16GS user manual here.
Read the X16/X16GS MIDI specs here.
Read information here and herehow to convert soundbanks using Awave Studio.
Find X16GS related downloads here.

The X16GS bank is used with the express permission of Roland Corporation. This bank is used conforming a license agreement with Dream.

WARNING: This product may not be installed in any musical instrument. Using this product in the manufacture of musical instruments or selling this product for use in a musical instrument is a violation of the intellectual property rights of Roland Corporation and will result in liability for infringement.

Demo of X16GS by Retro Erik :

X16GS Tie Fighter demo :