[DECtalk] Questions regarding Dectalk USB purchase

Alex H. linuxx64.bashsh at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 19:36:13 EDT 2011

oh darn! Was looking forward to some more demos, maybe a couple songs 
with the USB taking center stage. Ah well.


On 10/10/2011 7:34 PM, Blake Roberts wrote:
> After further consideration, I have decided not to purchase a Dectalk 
> USB. However, I appreciate Darrin and Hart's feedback. Perhaps I might 
> buy a Dectalk USB someday in the distant future.
> Blake
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com 
> [mailto:dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com] *On Behalf Of *Darrin Porter
> *Sent:* Monday, October 10, 2011 4:03 PM
> *To:* DECtalk Discussions
> *Subject:* Re: [DECtalk] Questions regarding Dectalk USB purchase
> It's been several years ago, but I purchased a DecTalk USB from Access 
> Solutions using a credit card over the phone.  I had no problems with 
> this purchase.  Several dayslater, I think less than a week, after 
> making the call, the unit arrived via UPS.
> As for the unit itself, don't buy it expecting for it to sound like 
> either the DecTalk PC or Express.  It does not!  As a matter of fact, 
> I don't think it sounds anywhere close to as good as those older 
> synths--but that's just my personal opinion.  Not surprising, really 
> since I've been using DecTalk PCs and Expresses since the early '90s 
> and am very used to them.
> Darrin
> Darrin Porter
> Senior Technical Engineer
> United Ocean Services, L.L.C.
> 601 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 230
> Tampa, Florida  33602
> (813) 209-4247 (office)
> (813) 744-0011 (cellular phone)
> (813) 242-4849 (fax)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com 
> <mailto:dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com> 
> [mailto:dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com 
> <mailto:dectalk-bounces at bluegrasspals.com>] *On Behalf Of *Blake Roberts
> *Sent:* Monday, October 10, 2011 1:55 PM
> *To:* 'DECtalk Discussions'
> *Subject:* [DECtalk] Questions regarding Dectalk USB purchase
> Hi all,
> This email is intended primarily for list members who have purchased a 
> Dectalk USB. I recently decided that I want to buy one. My first 
> thought was access Solutions, the manufacturer. I was told that Access 
> Solutions  accepts credit card orders by phone, not the Internet. I 
> initially agreed to this. However, prior to making a purchase, I 
> realized giving my credit card info via phone to a company with whom I 
> have not done business with previously is a very bad idea.
> A few questions:
> 1. What vendor did you purchase Dectalk USB from?
> 2. What is your opinion of the vendor in terms of trustworthiness?
> 3. Were you satisfied with the product you received?
> Feedback from Dectalk USB purchasers regarding my questions would 
> be appreciated as it might help me make a Dectalk USB purchase decision.
> Blake
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