Epson DECTalk IC

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Thu Jul 26 12:48:36 CDT 2018

If you want even older technology (that actually worked rather well) there's Votrax, which apparently is still available occasionally.


> On Jul 26, 2018, at 1:38 PM, Anders Nelson via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> It takes 9600 (8N1) serial input, and I found a forum thread:
> "The DECTalk was a speech synthesizer (actually there were a few models).
> The DTC01 and 03 can do text to speech when fed ascii text over RS232."

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