PMB

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PMB
PMB.png
Developer: Palladix
Header: Custom
Content: Notational
Instruments: Internal
Target Output
Output - Digital Audio - No.png Output - MIDI - No.png Output - FM Synthesis - No.png Output - PSG.png
Released: 1990
First Game: The Curse of RA (DOS)
Extensions
  • *.pmb

PMB (presumed to stand for Palladix Music PC-Beeper) is a format supported by Palladix Music System.

Despite targetting the PC Speaker, this format produces 1-bit samples rather than just square waves and even includes an instrument table.

The original driver is mute under DOSBox 0.74, which may be due to a timer bug already patched on SourceForge.

Games

(Category)
Released Title Sample
1990-??-?? The Curse of RA (DOS)
1990-??-?? M.U.D.S. - Mean Ugly Dirty Sport (DOS)
1990-??-?? Rock'n Roll (DOS)
1991-??-?? Logical (DOS)

How to Obtain

PMB files usually have to be manually extracted from game files, a process that is different for pretty much every game that uses them.

Technical

All PMB files begin with "PLX" and 254.