Echo Commander Speech Synthesizer

Synthesizer, Speech

Accession Number: 2014.7.35

Description: (a) green ECHO + computer circuit board with rainbow colored ribbon cable leading to nine-pin female RS232 port; marked "1984 Street Electronics Corp." serial #AM873; (b) cream plastic speaker/control box, rectangular with four rubber feet, speaker grill and two knobs for volume and rate on top; contact button on back adjacent to gray cable leading to 9-pin male RS232 D-sub jack.

Date Made: 1986

Maker: Street Electronics Corporation; American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Carpenteria, CA; Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2014.7.

Subjects: Computers Speech

Dimension Notes: (a) card is 3 x 7 x 0.5" not accounting for ribbon cable; (b) control box is 5.5 x 4 x 2.5" not allowing for cable.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind; Street Electronics Corporation

Material: Plastic, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021