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Ok Guys and gals come through for me again please
I'm looking for a packard bell ledgend 22cd from packard bell
The drivers for video sound and cdrom
cd rom fcc number is IUD9TB008CRB
Sound Card Is fcc 138-MMSN824
Video ????? i dunno
I found the drivers site and fcc search but both come back 0 hits
names of makers if possible and or drivers
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xman12,
The CDROM is a proprietary 2x Panasonic model CR-563-B.
The driver for it can be found here:
http://www.panasonic.com/host/support/core-softwaresupport.html
(Go to Device Drivers/OEM CD & DVD-ROM page to download it.)

The soundcard is made by Aztech and is a combination CDROM interface/soundcard/14.4k fax-modem.
Windows95 comes with native drivers for this Packard Bell combo card.
Let me know if you need help setting it up.
Regards,
Ralph

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i need help! i want to use the cdrom alone can i or not and i tried to download four different drivers and they all are wrong one thats says 2xcd is for a pcmcia now what?
xman
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What do you mean when you say you want to use the cdrom alone?
You MUST have a Panasonic interface to control it.(proprietary)
The correct interface is buit-in on the PB soundcard.
Cdrom controller cards exist with the Panasonic interface.  Either alone, or in combination with others.(Sony, Mitsumi, etc.)
Although the 40-pin data cable used with this drive is the same as that used for IDE, you cannot operate this drive on an IDE port.
Ralph

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Are you telling me that now that i've used this cd-rom for the last time?lol
I put in a new 8xcdrom i had laying around and now the panasonic is collecting dust....oh well i tried to use it in another computer to no avail.Any suggestions instead of chucking it?
xman
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Just get another controller card for it!  If you can find one, they're not expensive.
Or, you could leave it in the system along with the new one. (If you have another drive bay for it)
Ralph

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But it has to be a panasonic type controller card? or will any do
xman
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It has to be a Panasonic-type of interface.  The card can be manufactured by anyone.
I've seen many brands of controller cards with three interfaces. (Sony, Mitsumi, Panasonic)
Ralph

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exactly which driver works with that one as i tried everyone of them and none worked.Thats was with the panasonic's interface.all the ones listed just didn't work
xman
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You should use the one called "56xdos.exe", listed for the CR-563.
This is the real-mode driver used by Dos to recognize the CDROM.
Proper syntax in the config.sys file is important to set it up.
Let me know if you need help to set it up.
Ralph

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