No dial command
paul at researchware.com
Tue Feb 1 17:50:26 EST 2011
On 2/1/2011 5:29 PM, DunbarX at aol.com wrote:
> HC sends DTMF tones with the "dial" command through the speaker jack.
> These can connect to a dialer gadget called a "TurboDialer", which connects to a
> telephone handset.
> Nothing like that in LC at all? Never mind the hardware.
> It is actually possible to make calls that way by holding the receiver up
> to the computer speaker.
> Shades of Captain Crunch.
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A quick Google search turned up all of the DTMF tones as mp3 audio files
at http://www.jetcityorange.com/dtmf/ and it looks like there are other
sites with the tones available as well. A script to "dial" a number and
parse the number into playing appropriate tone sound file in order
shouldn't be too difficult. Just a suggestion.
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