Braille Blazer problems
ldavis at shellworld.net
Wed Jan 14 23:25:51 EST 2004
Sort of subjective, but if their anything like the 215s, they're only
slightly better than a sounding board, which is to say, pretty sucky.
On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Sina Bahram wrote:
> 50 bucks...are they worth it? I mean, how's the speech, compaired to a
> double talk?
> Take care,
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca [mailto:speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca]
> On Behalf Of Alex Snow
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 10:03 PM
> To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
> Subject: Re: Braille Blazer problems
> 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
> > > > 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
> > > > that it does not announce uppercase letters in a higher pitch than
> > > > lowercase ones. This has also happened when using my Braille Lite 40
> > > > a synth. I've tried a warm reset, and that didn't help. Sometimes
> > > > 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
> > > > 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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