OPL2LPT

OPL2LPT Solder kit / Hand soldered board

€ 35,00
Price per -

OPL2 'adlib' FM synthesis sound card for the parallel port.
THIS PRODUCT IS OUT OF STOCK.
PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE SUCCESSOR : OPL3LPT
WHICH IS FULLY SOLDERED AND TESTED, AND BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE WITH OPL2LPT


OPL2LPT kit :
  - includes authentic legendary Yamaha OPL2 chips. 
  - includes a headphone amp


See this soldering tutorial. The components exactly match the description.

DOS game compatibility using the 'adlipt' project : download executables here : https://github.com/pdewacht/adlipt/releases/latest​

Downloads also available at http://serdaco.com/downloads/?dir=OPL2LPT

Compatibility notice Dec 15th, 2018 : To solve compatibility issues with certain old PC types like PCJr, a 1k pull up resistor can be added to the strobe pin. All kits sold, from now on, will include this additional 1k resistor. Find the details here.

The board has 1 button : reset button
The board has 1 jumper : JBB : Jepeal Bass Boost : for more bassy sound
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OPL2LPT/OPL3LPT is wired up to the following pins
 1: A0       ->  /Strobe   CTRL-0
 2: D0      <->  Data0
 3: D1      <->  Data1
 4: D2      <->  Data2
 5: D3      <->  Data3
 6: D4      <->  Data4
 7: D5      <->  Data5
 8: D6      <->  Data6
 9: D7      <->  Data7
14: /RD      ->  /Linefeed CTRL-1
16: /WR      ->  Init      CTRL-2
17: A1       ->  /Select   CTRL-3    (only for opl3lpt)
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Get started with the patching tool, using the DOS GAME Demo Pack









Here is an article by Vincent Bernat how to use OPL2LPT under linux, and comparison of DOS emulator performances. Here is the video where he compares on different DOS emulators



OPL2LPT demo and assembly video by 'the soundcard database' :
 

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