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Subject: Re: voice used when generating talk clips in voice box

Re: voice used when generating talk clips in voice box

From: Daniel Dalton <>
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 18:49:47 +1100

On 4/12/2007 8:06 AM, Brian Wolven wrote:
> Daniel Dalton wrote:
>> On 3/12/2007 10:45 PM, alex wallis wrote:
>>> sapi voice to generate the clips.
>>> secondly i don't no if its me but the voice clips sound really quiet
>>> to me they sound a lot quieter than the generated rockbox voice as i
>>> had my iriver set at a comfortable volume that i could hear the main
>>> speech of the menus at and yet i could hardly hear the talk clips
>>> unless i turned the volume of the player up really loud.
>> I am sure you could search for rbspeex and find the encoder settings
>> line in the script. Then adjust volume scale or what ever it is called
>> now.
>> With your voice question I can't help I don't use voicebox. But try
>> looking in the script for where you can set it.
> It appears to me that the volume is already set to 100 (max) by default
> in the voicebox scripts (line 55 in voiceutils.vbs). Perhaps the
> relative volumes are altered somewhere downstream from that point?

No idea. Espeak is at the volume I like so never messed with rbspeex
Perhaps you can adjust the volume of the voice your using. Maybe there
is a configuration for it. Maybe read a man page on it.... Oh... maybe
there aren't man pages for windows voices but I am sure googling for
information on adjusting SAPI volume or whatever should give you

Daniel Dalton
Received on 2007-12-04

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