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Old 08-29-2012, 07:09 AM
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Smile Midispeak Discontinued.. now what?

Hi guys,

Registering seemed to be the right thing for me as I'm following this site for some time now. I do have one question:

So, I finally found a speak and spell (la dictee version) last weekend waiting for me for a bargain. I read a lot about the Midispeak, but they seem to be discontinued? Is there an alternative? I'm gonna perform some surgery on it and it also really needs midi (just by looking at some videos).

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Old 08-30-2012, 08:21 PM
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Hi Bleepboxes, welcome.

I have now posted the design source for the MIDISpeak:

http://forum.highlyliquid.com/showthread.php?t=871

I have no intention of manufacturing additional MIDISpeak kits, but the design source includes all of the files need to order all of the parts needed for a DIY build.
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:12 AM
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thanks John,

Just by looking at all your fast replies and well documented solutions I can see you're running this business the right way. Thank you for the info (although I would have easily given you the money) I'm going to figure this out, one way or another.
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Old 07-07-2014, 06:55 PM
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Silly question. I'm just getting into circuit bending. I just bought a lot of three Speak & Spells and I saw that this mod has been discontinued long before.

Has anyone ever recreated the midispeak at all in any form or is it a lost cause looking for anything similar?

Thanks!
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Old 07-13-2014, 12:42 PM
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Hi xombi242, welcome to the forum.

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Silly question. I'm just getting into circuit bending. I just bought a lot of three Speak & Spells and I saw that this mod has been discontinued long before.

Has anyone ever recreated the midispeak at all in any form or is it a lost cause looking for anything similar?
Not that I'm aware of. You can always go the DIY route with the open-source design. Because of the permissive license, you can even sell a kit identical to the original.
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Old 09-07-2014, 09:39 PM
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Here's an Arduino-based MIDI Speak & Spell implementation:

http://noizeinabox.blogspot.co.uk/se...%20and%20Spell
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Old 09-08-2014, 12:51 PM
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Lots of additional information can be found here:

http://furrtek.free.fr/index.php?a=s...spell&ss=1&i=2
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