The Crystal CS4236 Sound Card was a popular sound card model that incorporated the Crystal CS4236 chipset. It was commonly used in personal computers during the mid-1990s.
The sound card, featuring the CS4236 chipset, provided high-quality audio capabilities for multimedia applications. It supported 16-bit audio playback and recording with sample rates of up to 48 kHz, delivering clear and immersive sound. The hardware wavetable synthesizer included in the chipset allowed for MIDI playback without relying on software emulation, enhancing the audio experience.
The Crystal CS4236 Sound Card was compatible with various operating systems, including Windows, DOS, and Linux. It offered a significant upgrade in sound quality and functionality over basic onboard audio solutions of that time, making it a popular choice for gaming, music, and multimedia enthusiasts.