Initialisation Strings: Why & Where
|What is a modem "Initialisation String," and why do I need it?|
|Modems are controlled by a command
langauge called the Hayes AT (Attention) commands. These
AT commands are usually found in communicatiosn programs
and software drivers, all prefaced by AT
(lower or upper case). ATD for example
is an instruction to the modem by the appropriate
software to Dial. ATH
to Hang up the line.
A modem insitalisation string can contain many of these commands placed together, so as to optimally prepare the modem to dial out or answer. This is called the Initialisation String. You can easily alter the recommended initialisation string for Option modems.
The Option Windows 95 driver
is pre-configured with the recommended
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