At first , installing “TTS Service Extended ”
if you first run it , please take some time to download the voice data via wifi(recommended).
when done it , please restart the TTS service Extended , and select the eSpeak TTS option in the bottom
then tap the Default Engine , set eSpeak TTS as default .
Quit TTS setting , and Run 1000 chinese characters again, tell me if it still can not working.
And thanks for your using!
update: Somebody can not install TTS Extended via Android market , can download it directly : tts_3.1_market.apk 1.3 MB