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Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC.
01/05/17 09:41 PM



>> For now, the speech output work is more than enough to please folks because quite a
>> few users had asked about improved Votrax speech support for many years and it is
>> great to have seen it become possible.

>Totally agree. OG's Votrax work was entirely unexpected and SUCH a nice surprise. I
>realize LN had a hand in this too, so hats off to him as well.

I knew OG was looking at it within last year or so, but wasn't sure if anything would happen. And as you mention...credits to LN getting info from various patent application paperwork over the years to get as much info as possible about Votrax hardware.


>Aside from the pitch issue that has been widely reported, I noticed crackling noises in
>Q*bert. When I played for long enough, I noticed loud popping noises and in one game the
>sound cut out entirely.

Eventually there should be future filter work involved to refine the noise/audio output to get audio to where it should be just like from actual cab hardware.


>There are other lesser-known cases where the SC-01 is used, such as the Apple II game
>"Crime Wave" when Mockingboard speech is turned on, but I haven't had time to test that yet.

I thought there were some various versions of Votrax speech hardware, but I haven't looked that over.







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* Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. mikeky 01/04/17 05:27 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. mikeky  01/05/17 02:23 AM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. gregf  01/05/17 06:52 AM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. Shoegazr  01/05/17 05:50 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. gregf  01/05/17 09:41 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. MooglyGuy  01/04/17 06:21 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. RdW  01/04/17 10:23 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. Qun Mang  01/05/17 04:22 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. mikeky  01/04/17 06:37 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. Sune  01/04/17 07:07 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. TafoidAdministrator  01/04/17 06:01 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. Sune  01/04/17 05:58 PM
. * Re: Mame .182-votrax roms now have bad CRC. MooglyGuy  01/04/17 06:43 PM

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