[DECtalk], Re: Dectalk Express questions

  • From: "Jayson Smith" <ratguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 22:42:26 -0500

Hi,
No, I'm not talking about the software drivers.  I'm talking about
downgrading the actual firmware in the Dectalk Express unit itself.
Naturally if doing such a thing would damage a Dectalk I don't want to do
it.

----- Original Message -----
From: "shaun everiss" <shaun.e@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2003 10:17 PM
Subject: [DECtalk], Re: Dectalk Express questions


> I don't know, but you could put both in.
> Also unless someone has drivers for the xp dectalk then it just locks up
> and you will have to reformat the system.
> Shaun
> At 03:26 p.m. 16/11/2003, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >I am in need of a Dectalk Express part.  I need one of the little
> >adapters that plugs into the Dectalk cable that looks like a phone
> >cord plug and turns it into a standard nine-pin female serial
> >connector.  Where do you get these?  Is Phonix supporting the
> >Dectalk Express?
> >Also I have a question about something that might damage a Dectalk
> >Express but want to see if anybody else has been brave or stupid
> >enough to try it.  As mentioned in an earlier message I like the
> >Digital Dectalk speech better than the Force/Phonix one.  So I'm
> >wondering if it would be possible to take a Force Dtexp 4.61 and
> >flash upgrade, er, I mean downgrade, it to a version 4.2CD from
> >Digital.  Has anybody tried this and does it work?  I don't want to
> >try it myself until I have some other peoples' experiences because
> >I don't want to turn a perfectly working Dectalk Express into a
> >paperweight.
> >
> >
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