Additional Pictures 


The sales box of a Dotto Conta-Parla sold in 1986 in Italy.

This Dotto Conta-Parla was manufactured in March 1986 by
Texas Instruments in Rieti, Italy (Date code RCI 1186 wk 11 yr 1986).

The Dotto Conta-Parla is powered by 4 AA-sized batteries.

The internal design of the Dotto Conta-Parla is much simpler than the original Speak & Spell Compact.

The  printed circuit board (PCB) of the Dotto Conta-Parla is centered around a TMS50C40/CM54122 Voice Synthesis Processor (VSP).

Close-up view of the TMS50C40/CM54122.

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Joerg Woerner, November 27, 2020. No reprints without written permission.