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Re: Annoying pitch settings in e-speak with Emacspeak 32



Hi, all,

I was able to solve the problem.  for some reason the female 2 voice
variant was being selected even though the espeak-voices.el file
correctly tells it to choose male 1.  I rm'd the f2 and it took care
of the problem.

All is well under the sun!
Alex M

On 10/6/11, Alex Midence <alex.midence@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/6/11, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> wrote:
>> Robert D. Crawford <robdcraw@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've
>>> not used espeak in quite a while but I don't remember the voice being
>>> particularly high so there might be another issue at work here.
>>
>> I think there is another issue here. I have used Espeak and the pitch of
>> the
>> voice
>> was not high. In fact, it was close to the default Espeak pitch.
>>
>> Have you tried running the speech server by itself, outside of Emacspeak,
>> and
>> testing it there?
>
>
> Oh yes, definitely.  It was one of the first things I did, in fact.
> NO problems there.  I tried it in interactive mode and with several of
> the voices to boot.  NO matter what voice I choose from the default
> one to all the variants, they all work as they are supposed to.  Orca
> and Speakup work just fine too.  I use E-speak exclusively so, that's
> what they use to talk too.  No low pitch, no weirdness with any of
> them.  Just Emacspeak.  The voice is the default voice but set to a
> very high pitch.  Whenever it tries to honor the voice lock settings
> for, say a link or something where it dips down a few pitches, it says
> a few syllables at a slightly lower pitch than the high one and hten
> the final syllables are said in a male-pitched voice.  It's like
> listening to emacspeak with a 14 year old kid's voice when it's
> turning from a boy's to a ma
> Best regards,n's.
> Alex M
>

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