Multimedia audio controllers generally show up under Device Manager under the Sound, Video(video card), and Game Controllers section. A multimedia controller can be related to a sound card or an integrated card. These controllers often require updates as new features are released or problems repaired.
Multimedia Audio Controller is sound device such as the on board solution called VIA Vinyl Envy24PT PCI audio controller. This device Microsoft compliant and it uses WMD (Windows Media Device) drivers that works on 32 and 64bit computer systems. In terms of features the device supports digital 24-bit audio and 20-bit analogue audio at 192 kHz and 48 kHz respectively.
It can also output 8 channels and input 4 channels simultaneously. The audio devices driver installs in the program directory of the hard drive to give it accurate 24-bit audio transfers at sample rates of up to 96 kHz. This device is designed for high end digital and analogue integrated audio connections that can fully support 5.1, 7.1 or 6.1 surround sound channel. It supports digital loop back and audio stream routing along with the included S/PDIF transmitter that allow multiple audio channel links.
This onboard sound solution has a small form factor that makes it useful for both desktop and mobile systems that require high end audio quality. It also has a low profile design that consumes low power but can work on a variety of 32 and 64 bit systems. This audio controller supports the high end 24-bit audio resolutions at sample rates of 96 to 192 kHz through its analog stereo and digital audio input plus output connection. Besides this the audio controllers Microsoft certified WHQL driver supports two MIDI ports, which gives users an additional tool for their audio creation project. This audio device driver runs in the background but it can be accessed from the task manager, control panel or the start menu.