Diamond Multimedia and SONICblue

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Diamond Multimedia logoOriginally founded in 1982, Diamond Multimedia is a manufacturer of computer video cards, graphic accelerators, modems, sound cards, TV Tuners, MP3 players, and other computer components and electronics.

In 1999 the company merged with S3 that later became SONICblue that filed bankruptcy on March 21, 2003. Diamond was later purchased by Best Data an began making products again. See below company news for additional details.

Contact information

Phone: (888) 238-2272
Alt Phone:

(818) 357-5165

Fax: None or unknown
TDD: None or unknown
Website: http://www.diamondmm.com/
E-mail: Diamond contact page
Address: Eidos Interactive USA
651 Brannan Street 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Stock: None or unknown

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Company News

March 21, 2003 - SONICblue files for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

November 1, 2000 - S3 Incorporated today announced a name change to SONICblue and will begin trading on November 15, 2000 under the stock ticker symbol SBLU. With the exit of its desktop and portable graphics chips and board businesses, SONICblue will be highly focused on digital media and information appliance opportunities.

September 24, 1999 - S3 Incorporated and Diamond Multimedia Systems announced today that the merger of the two companies has been approved by both S3 and Diamond’s shareholders. Under the terms of the merger, shareholders of Diamond Multimedia will receive .52 of a share of S3 stock for each share of Diamond Multimedia stock held.