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This card is designed to target the burgeoning market of computer based theater and home recording applications.

Before the install I downloaded the latest drivers from the M Audio site and put them on a floppy as directed. This is truly a useable and capable card. This cable set plugs into the soundcard on the back of the computer. Would this be noticeable in the typical home setup? Using the software, I was able to route my signals as desired and exercise control over them from there.

Since then, I have had no troubles whatsoever with the driver installation. It worked well, with the included drivers, out of the gate.

Audiophile Midi Setup – M-audio Delta Audiophile Manual [Page 30]

M Audio provides a small but thorough manual with the card. I would strongly suggest to the user that they use high-quality RCA cabling to minimize any potential interference – – this will definitely ensure getting the high-fidelity this card is capable of.

It is ideal for making high-quality demo recordings, and when combined with other high-quality gear will provide professional results on more ambitious projects.

It could be a valuable resource for answering questions regarding the soundcard and its use. All in all, the card is capable of answering most recording needs in a small home studio. However, it remains true that a balanced connector will ultimately provide better sound quality, though the differences may not be easily discernible.


Typically, balanced cables will provide greater sound insulation and resistance to RFI interference than unbalanced cables. I then rebooted and instructed Windows to search the C: Conclusions M Audio audiophkle typically provided strong and timely driver support and I did not need to contact them regarding any technical issues about this card.

Windows 98SE found the soundcard and I loaded the drivers.

M-Audio Audiophile 2496 Network Card User Manual

The card is multi-client capable, meaning the user can allow more than one application to access the soundcard simultaneously. I used the card to record some vocals and acoustic guitar on a project I am working on and was quite pleased with its ease of use and quality.

At its price point, the card is rather remarkable in what it provides to the user and what it is capable of.

There is a bit of a learning curve initially that proves well worth it once you understand it. The card is quiet, sounds uniformly good throughout the audio range from very highs to very lows.

Installation is straightforward, plugging the soundcard into a PCI slot, hooking up the cable adapter and booting the computer. The system uses the same converters as the Delta 66 I have reviewed previously manuxl sounds nearly as good. It found them and warned me that they were older than the ones currently on the system.

However, the option of having MIDI connectivity makes 24496 a well-rounded soundcard. Similar to the Delta 66 interface I previously reviewed, this one provides great flexibility in routing and monitoring of the audio signals.


The system is stable and capable. Sound quality While I did not expect this soundcard to rival the sound quality of more expensive systems I have reviewed, I was still quite surprised and pleased with its sound quality. I was not disappointed.

I uninstalled the drivers and installed the drivers that came on the floppy directly to my C: The manual is well-written and explains necessary aspects of digital recording, maual and troubleshooting.

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All in all, the software makes for great flexibility in using the system, providing a high level of control over the system to the user. Unfortunately, the new drivers did not work well in my system, freezing on reboot. The driver support is superior. Please see the graphic above. The user could use a sequencer to play a MIDI track, play a software synthesizer and record audio simulataneously, while monitoring all the tracks through some monitor speakers.

My only complaint is that the connections are all at the back of the computer and can be rather difficult audiopjile access if you need to change the cabling for any reason. I instructed Windows to replace the newer drivers and was successful in getting the card installed. The only true audio diffence between this card and the Delta 66 rests in the use of unbalanced RCA cables.