CALL SOUND Routine: Windows

Generates a sound with a specific frequency and duration.

Category: Special
Windows specifics: all


CALL SOUND(frequency,duration);

Required Arguments


specifies the sound frequency in terms of cycles per second. The frequency must be at least 20 and no greater than 20,000.


specifies the sound duration in milliseconds. The default is -1.

Example: Producing a Tone

The following statement produces a tone of frequency 523 cycles per second (middle C) lasting 2 seconds:
data _null_;
   call sound(523,2000);