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Beeping other pitches?

 
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I am trying to play a short jingle/song over the system speaker/beeper. I read an article on java.sun.com forum which claimed the midi synthesizer could be used to play alternate sounds on computers without sound cards, but on attempting this the Instruments array in the midi synthesizer has a size of size 0. So if anyone knows if this is a machine-specific problem or if there is another (working) way to beep alternate pitches (the only pitch I can get now is the bell character \07)
Thanks in advance,
Em
 
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Have you tried


This will return the default synthesiser for your system.

Regards
Ken
 
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