Currah Speech and Sound

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Currah was a British computer peripheral manufacturer, famous mainly for the speech synthesis ROM cartridges it designed for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and other 8-bit home computers of the 1980s.

The Speech and Sound unit plugged into the expansion port on the back of the ZX Spectrum. Additional leads were provided to feed the sound and UHF signal from the computer into the unit. The TV aerial lead plugged into the unit and speech sounds were added into the UHF signal generated by computer.

Date : 1984

Manufacturer : Currah

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH30774. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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