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06891 Sound Minor Always Feb 26, 2018, 19:32 Feb 28, 2018, 16:39
Tester TesterNes View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS Windows Vista/7/8 (64-bit)
Status [?] Acknowledged Driver darkseal.cpp
Version 0.194 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Summary 06891: There's audio stuttering ("pops") in some tracks.
Description There are audio tracks with sound stuttering resulting in a multiples "pops" sounds.
You can hear it easily in the track "Credit -Legend", the sequence after the 1 Player button is pushed at the beginning of the game.
Steps To Reproduce
Additional Information It seems that all Mame versions have this issue.
Regression Version darkseal
Affected Sets / Systems
Attached Files
mp3 file icon Original Pcb.mp3 (208,560 bytes) Feb 27, 2018, 10:36 Uploaded by TesterNes
In the original, the sound is clear and a little bit slower.
mp3 file icon Mame.mp3 (229,876 bytes) Feb 27, 2018, 10:37 Uploaded by TesterNes
In the Mame version, the sound stutters with "pops" and it seems a little bit speed up.
related to 06979Confirmed splatter, galaga88, etc.: Huge audio crackle upon start 
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Feb 26, 2018, 23:23
It is so low and barely audible I'm not convinced the original PCB output didn't do the same thing - just you never hear.
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Feb 27, 2018, 09:59
You can compare it with Final burn alpha emulation, Original soundtrack or the real pcb like I did. This is a mame issue.