An inexpensive USB sound card easy to integrate that can handle up to 8 bass shakers ! Available on Aliexpress from 25€.
Using the sound outputs of your motherboard is great, but it can mean pulling a lot of cables from your computer to the simulator.
This external sound card connects via USB and allows to manage up to 8 bass shakers! It is based on the CM6206 chip made by CMedia, which can be found in many cases in this price range.
On my simulator, I was able to connect this card to my USB hub (on which the Simucube and the SRT box are connected) without creating any conflicts.
I put here the link to the CM6206LX-1.04(CR) driver which is the one I use and which allows to have the following interface (the software appears in the hidden icons when you plug the sound card):
I designed a bracket that allows the USB sound card to be mounted on any chassis (Thingiverse link):
By the way, you can check my sim racing simulator here.
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