Re: Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA
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Glad to hear that White Noise worked for you Sean. I just stumbled on that one by accident, and it has worked perfectly for me each and every time.
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Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2021 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA
I had not known about white noise, I had Bluetooth Audio. I installed white noise and it took about 30 seconds to kick in once I switched to my Bluetooth headset, but it seems to be consistent afterwards. I let it sit for a couple minutes and my first key press wasn’t cut off.
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That is because some think that work arounds are solutions to problems.
So the real problem never gets fixed and when asked why not? Answer you
got a work around that works.
On 10/24/2021 5:19 AM, Bhavya shah wrote:
> Dear all,
> * It seems like some other users share my experience of the Bluetooth
> Audio add-on being ineffectual. Is the add-ons community aware of this
> * I did find White Noise on nvda-addons.org. Is this a generally
> reliable add-on repository, and in particular, is this add-on known to
> be safe? I have not heard of it before so am hoping to make sure.
> * I had to look around a little bit, but for reference, the Silenzio
> program seems to be available from
> have not downloaded it myself so cannout personally vouch for it yet.
> * I skimmed through the GitHub tracker, and based on a perfunctory
> scan of #5172, #10829, and #11024, it seems like this is regarded as a
> solved problem, which I don't think is my experience and that of some
> other participants in this thread.
> On 10/22/21, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
>> Try Silenzio. I don’t know how the plugin works you tried. Silenzio sends
>> inaudible sound through the system to keep the audio from going to sleep.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Luke Robinett
>> Sent: Friday, October 22, 2021 3:45 PM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and
>> Yes. I continue to have that same problem with my AirPods despite installing
>> the NVDA Bluetooth plug-in. It seems to have had no effect whatsoever. I’ve
>> given up on this set up and just use a pair of wired headphones now. It’s
>> unfortunate that such a simple thing can’t be made reliable but it is what
>> it is, I guess.
>>> On Oct 22, 2021, at 10:41 AM, Bhavya shah <bhavya.shah125@...>
>>> Dear all,
>>> I am currently using NVDA 2021.2 with the Bluetooth Audio add-on
>>> installed and enabled on a Windows 10 machine. With it, I am using a
>>> pair of Bluetooth headphones with my laptop, both of which are
>>> Bluetooth 5.0 compatible. Still, from time to time, especially when I
>>> am reading short stringgs like an alphabet or a monosyllable, the
>>> initial bit of the speech is cut off. Are there any ways to minimize
>>> the cutoff or fix it entirely? Please let me know.
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Bhavya Shah
>>> Stanford University | Class of 2024
>>> LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/