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Subject: Re: Speech support, specifically in regard to Dx50/dx90

Re: Speech support, specifically in regard to Dx50/dx90

From: Sascha Lüdecke via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 09:51:59 +0200

Hi all!

I do have a DX90 in use and can try to install the voice files on it. If I
succeed (or fail), I will post the results here.

Regards
Sascha

On Montag, 26. April 2021 17:59:53 CEST Holden McFarland via rockbox wrote:
> I did first try going with the last version update. I can go ahead and
> try the nightly builds however.
> Question; if I cannot get these players to work correctly, would
> anyone be interested in me sending them? You can do some playing
> around with devices you hadn't ever had the access to, and if we could
> figure out why Rockbox isn't working that'd certainly be awesome as
> well. All they're doing as long as they're not working properly is
> sitting on a dresser collecting dust, and I like to know that my
> technology is being used, by someone somewhere, if that makes any
> sense.
> Thanks and have a good day
> Holden
>
> On 4/26/21, Solomon Peachy <pizza_at_shaftnet.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 25, 2021 at 08:41:11AM -0500, Holden McFarland via rockbox
> >
> > wrote:
> >> With some sighted assistance as I am totally blind, I did manage to
> >> get the Rockbox firmware working on the Dx90, but there's no speech. I
> >> made sure I had the proper .voice file and that the volume level was
> >> adjusted properly and still nothing. I wasn't able to get the Dx50
> >> working at all with Rockbox. I couldn't get the firmware installed and
> >> I was curious if someone could walk me through this or help me to
> >> figure out why I have no speech on the Dx90.
> >
> > I'm not aware of anyone active that has access to a dx50 or dx90, and I
> > know nothing of the dx50/dx90 installation procedure beyond what's
> > documetned in our wiki.. So there's little that I can do to directly
> > assist you. That said, here are some general questions/pointers.
> >
> > * What version of rockbox did you install on the dx50/dx90?
> > * How did you obtain/create the .voice file? It needs to correspond to
> >
> > the rockbox build you're using.
> >
> > I'd recommend that you use the latest nightly build (and corresponding
> >
> > voice file) for the dx50 and dx90, downloadable here:
> > https://www.rockbox.org/dl.cgi?bin=ibassodx50
> > https://www.rockbox.org/dl.cgi?bin=ibassodx90
> >
> > Best of luck,
> >
> > - Solomon
> >
> > --
> > Solomon Peachy pizza at shaftnet dot org
(email&xmpp)
> >
> > _at_pizza:shaftnet dot org (matrix)
> >
> > High Springs, FL speachy (freenode)
>
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