Analog Devices SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio Driver Download

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The SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio is an audio device manufactured by Analog Devices. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This version of "ad_1885_512015240.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 3,388 downloads and 19 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 682.7 KB.

19 Ratings (see all reviews)
3,388 Downloads

Supported Models

AD198x

SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio

Manufacturers

Analog Devices

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Versions

5.12.01.5240 (1-Sep-2004)
%DriverBuildID% (2004-09-01) via .inf
5.12.01.5240 (2004-09-01) via .inf

Additional Notes

Analog Devices AD1885/AD1980/AD1981A/AD1981B/AD1985 Driver v5.12.01.5240 Windows 2000/XP

Technical Support: Modems and Sound Cards

Analog Devices does not manufacture sound or modem cards. Many sound cards use chipsets from Analog Devices in their designs.

Drivers are often customized to work with specific PCs or motherboard platform. Please contact the manufacturer of the PC for technical assistance. For technical assistance on a specific sound card, please contact the manufacturer of the card.

To use any driver other than that provided specifically by the motherboard or pc maker would just be a hit and miss game, ie: it might work and it might not.

File name: ad_1885_512015240.zip

File size: 666 Kb.

Driver date: 09/01/2004

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Member) on 6-Jul-2009

Most Helpful Reviews

 
Steve Weber
Tested on Windows XP
12 Feb 2016
(15 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Would have been nice to have the Sound Max Audio software that goes with the driver. At least that is how my XP was originally setup when I bought this pc."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
IN/AEAudio.sys 133.2 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/Remove.exe 35.3 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/SenFilt.sys 381.1 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/WDMSTUB.sys 10.9 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/a3d.dll 65.5 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/install.exe 36.4 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/migrate.dll 381.2 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/sf.sys 34.0 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdm.sys 259.6 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH0.inf 39.5 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH1.inf 45.1 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH2.inf 43.4 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH3.inf 25.8 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH4.inf 46.3 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmCH5.inf 41.1 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smwdmHRP.inf 23.3 KB 15 Aug 2006
IN/smx.cat 19.6 KB 15 Aug 2006

How to Update SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Analog Devices SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Analog Devices Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Analog Devices website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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