Speakup Issues

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Fri May 10 13:09:43 EDT 2013

Ah, Greg, I'm jealous!

But, I may catch up to you. I do have a pristine, never used, Socket 7
mobo,  appropriate CPU and RAM here. Just need to find a case and psu
for it, I suppose.  I've got about 3 ISA Doubletalk cards.


Gregory Nowak writes:
> On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 04:59:24PM -0500, William Hubbs wrote:
> > Another question is that we still have drivers for old internal ISA
> > synthesizers, such as the doubletalk pc, dectalk pc, accent pc and
> > keynote pc. Are these being used?
> Yes, I still have an old box here with an isa slot with a doubletalk
> pc. I mainly use it these days to access other linux boxes, because
> I'm very fond of my doubletalk, and don't want to give it up if I
> don't have to. I have nothing against espeak/espeakup, it's just that
> hearing that "doubletalk pc found" message invariably brings a smile to my
> face. Also, maybe it's my imagination, but that doubletalk pc on old
> hardware seems to still be slightly more responsive than
> espeak/espeakup on modern hardware. I have also idly toyed with the
> idea of getting one of these:
> http://www.arstech.com/item--usb2isa.html
> and found myself wondering if speakup could be made to drive a doubletalk pc
> through this converter.
> Greg
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