dtmfdial(1) DTMF tone generator


dtmfdial [options] number


dtmfdial is a DTMF (Dual Tone Multiple Frequency) tone generator. This program generates the same tones taht modern "TouchTone" telephones use to dial. This program could actually be used to dial a phone on any phone system which supports DTMF tones. DTMF dial requires a sound card to work, and is designed to be used as a phone dialer from address book programs.


Duration options:

--tone-time 100
--silent-time 50
--sleep-time 500

Audio output options:

--output-dev /dev/dsp
--use-audio 1
--bufsize 4096
--speed 8000
--bits 8

Audio generation options:

--table-size 256
--volume 100
--left 0
--right 0


(C) 1998 Itai Nahshon, <[email protected]>. Use and redistribution are subject to the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. This manpage was written by Michael Vogt <[email protected]> for the Debian Distribution, but may be used by others.