Windows - use modem from python?

Rony rony.steelandt at
Fri Jan 18 15:20:31 CET 2002

Search for serial in the FAQ:

Question 4.68 points to the siomodule and Python-DX; the first seems
most relevant:

"Craig H. Anderson" <craigha at> wrote in message news:<pan.2002. at>...
> Greetings,
> I've got a project coming up that will use a modem to call
> a bulletin board system.  The client wants to automate a time
> consuming data entry task.  How should I access the modem?
> Years ago I would open COM1 from a C program and read/write
> ATDT/status directly.  Is there an easy Windows 98 interface to
> modems?  I've started looking at TAPI docs and it is just
> confusing me so far.
> Thanks
> Craigha at

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