Spectrogram Visualization of a Dial-Up Modem Handshake Sound

Back in February Scotty H created this video spectrogram of the dial-up modem handshaking sound—the distinctive series of warbles and hisses that was once the soundtrack of connecting to the Internet. To find out exactly what the modem is “saying,” take a look at this detailed spectrogram infographic of the dial-up modem handshaking process by Oona Räisänen.

Spectrogram Visualization of a Dial-up Modem Handshake Sound

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via reddit