Braille Blazer problems
alex_snow at gmx.net
Wed Jan 14 22:02:44 EST 2004
no but you can get one used. I got mine for like 50 bucks.
On Wed, Jan
14, 2004 at 08:58:20PM -0500, Garrett Klein wrote:
> I thought those weren't manufactured anymore? I could be wrong.
> On Wed,
> Jan 14, 2004 at 08:50:23PM -0500, Alex Snow wrote:
> > get an artic transport. they're good synths and can stand up to a good
> > amount of abuse.
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 08:36:56PM -0500, Garrett Klein
> > wrote:
> > > Hello all,
> > > I am running Slackware 9.1 with Speakup 1.5 using my Braille Blazer as a
> > > synthesizer. I, however, am having multiple issues with it. For one
> > > thing, when too much text gets sent over the serial port, it turns
> > > itself off and back on, which destroys my punctuation/pitch settings (I
> > > can fix the pitch and speed, though). My second problem is
> > > Speakup-related. I've seen it in Speakup 1.0, 1.5, and CVS speakup
> > > (which, might I add, made my blazer sound quite weird). This problem is
> > > that it does not announce uppercase letters in a higher pitch than
> > > lowercase ones. This has also happened when using my Braille Lite 40 as
> > > a synth. I've tried a warm reset, and that didn't help. Sometimes it'll
> > > say some letters higher when spelling a word, but I think it doesn't
> > > just do the uppercase ones in that case, it's hard to tell. Case
> > > sensativity works in JAWS for DOS, BTW.
> > > I'm looking into getting a DoubleTalk LT, so I won't have to worry about
> > > these problems anymore. Either that, or possibly getting a TrippleTalk
> > > USB and using its serial port, would that work with speakup? Any
> > > suggestions to fix these annoying issues would be appreciated.
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Garrett
> > >
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