Votrax Type N Talk or PSS, Intextalker, Microvox

Mike Stein mhs.stein at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 15:29:54 CST 2020

We had our Votrax T&T on one of the spare ports of a Cromemco/Cromix system
being used as a mail/BBS system; sort of a talking Caller ID announcing
when various users logged in.

Fun times...

On Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 8:38 PM Tony Aiuto via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>

> Oh.. That brings back memories. We had a Votrax with a serial interface in
> the computer room.
> I configured it as a printer so I could yell into the room..
> echo Hey Alan. Look at the console and change the tape to the one requested
> | lpr -Pvotrax
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 8:24 PM Robert Stek via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> wrote:
> > If anyone knows of an available unit (at considerably less than the $500
> > one on eBay), please let me know.  I actually have one SC-01-A and would
> > even take a unit missing the Votrax chip - I understand some units were
> > scavenged for the chip for several video arcade machines which used them.
> >

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