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Subject: Re: issue with Rockbox Utility

Re: issue with Rockbox Utility

From: Rocker via rockbox-dev <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:32:19 -0600

Oh no, that's going to adversely affect your refurbishing business Man! sucks to be you laz!

Sent from my Jet Black iPhone 7

> On Jun 13, 2017, at 8:07 AM, Laz via rockbox-dev <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se> wrote:
>
> While i welcome and am very happy with the latest stable version of
> Rockbox which does work very well there's an issue with the latest
> Rockbox Utility which has yet to be addressed.
>
> The issue is that when a blind or vision-impaired person creates a
> voice file from a SAPI5 voice for either a Sansa Clip Plus or Clip Zip
> The Rockbox Utility reports that it was successful but when restarting
> the player itself the player may or may not speak for a second and
> then the player seems to freeze. I have no idea if there's any sort of
> error message on the screen due to the fact that I would need it to be
> announced vocally for me to know.
>
> I downloaded the voice from the Rockbox site and then attempted to
> create a voice file for English-US. Like I said above the Rockbox
> Utility goes through all the steps to generate the voice file and
> reports it has done so successfully. I safely remove the player and
> disconnect it from the computer. I select English-US and the voice
> either speaks for a second or doesn't speak at all at which point the
> player is frozen. When the player is reset by engaging the power
> button for 30 seconds I can then restart the player and it comes up
> using English and speaking with the voice I downloaded from the
> Rockbox site. If I try to use the English-US voice I had just created
> the player freezes again. I'm stuck using the very low quality voice
> available from the site.
>
> It would be greatly appreciated by a lot of blind and vision-impaired
> people if this could please be sorted out.
>
> Many thanks for any action on this.
>
> laz
Received on 2017-06-13

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