Braille Blazer problems
ldavis at shellworld.net
Wed Jan 14 22:42:54 EST 2004
It is. A talking one. It can sub as a synth.
On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Glenn Ervin at Home wrote:
> I thought the Blazer was an embosser.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
> To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 8:44 PM
> Subject: Re: Braille Blazer problems
> I've seen the problem of the blazer resetting itself when too much
> text is sent to it with speakup 1.00, and with 1.5. Speakup is the
> only screen reader I've seen this problem with, both provox and
> window-eyes work fine.
> As for the pitch not changing in the bns driver for lower and upper
> case, I've found that I need to make a change in one of the speakup
> files (I.E. /proc/speakup/volume, /proc/speakup/punct ETC.), and then
> the voice lowers for upper case, and comes back to normal for lower
> case, which is the opposite of how it's normally done, but there is
> case change indication at least.
> 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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