DecTalk ISA Annoyances!
tspivey at pcdesk.net
Sat Nov 11 23:12:57 EST 2006
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this also happens with my dectalk express. try sending:
to it, and see what it says.
- - Tyler
On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 08:08:59PM -0700, Gregory Nowak wrote:
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> I wonder if your problem could be caused by having preemption enabled
> in the kernel? I've only heard of this happening with software speech
> before, but from what I understand, the dectalk requires software to
> be loaded into it to work, so I thought I'd mention it.
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 06:46:39PM -0800, Radical NetSurfer wrote:
> > For some reason I am finding my new DecTalk ISA card
> > goes into some weird mode where the 1st digit of a
> > rank expression is lost, for example:
> > 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th,
> > when this problem happens, the very 1st digit is
> > totally ignored, I mean it is never spoken, and it
> > spells out the other 2 letters however.
> > Would anyone out there know what causes this?
> > Some unusual character stream from a text file might
> > do this; change into some mode I'm not aware of, if so
> > how do I pin it down?
> > I heard that maxi-aids websight was selling their
> > DecTalk ISA OEM cards, apparently due to some silly
> > rumor ISA is deprecated, there is absolutely no
> > documentation, no driver disk, just the card itself.
> > So I decided I would get two of them for their amazing
> > closeout price. If we can get USB to support ISA
> > cards, I am going to be very excited about having
> > these
> > cards on hand.
> > I hope this is appropriate, but I would like to know
> > where I might be able to find a working DoubleTalk LT
> > unit. I am able to repair the serial cable to any
> > working LT that simply requires a new serial cable.
> > If you have a reasonable price on a more-or-less
> > working DT unit, please email me directly.
> > RadSurfer at yahoo.com
> > Thanks.
> > //Rich//
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