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modem

a device used to connect a COMPUTER to the public telephone network to enable the computer to transmit or receive information from other computers sited some distance away.
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The V.92 External Modem and 56K Internal V.90 PCI-Lite Modem from broadband products manufacturer Actiontec Electronics Inc will soon be available in the UK.
The computer is equipped with a 28.8 bits per second (bps) external modem that connects to a standard analog telephone line.
People who plan to spend over five hours a day on the Internet should consider an external modem. It's connected to a serial port and transfers data at 33 MHz, compared with internal devices that offer a transfer rate of 8 MHz.
You can purchase either an internal or an external modem. There is no difference in performance between internal and external modems.
Do you want an internal or external modem? Which manufacturer's modem should you buy with that modem speed capabilities?
We use an IBM-compatible with a 2400-baud external modem and BITCOM version 4.06 communications software.
The HMD-2404M external modem can operate in either asynchronous or synchronous modes; the HMD-2404MP internal modem is asynchronous only.
"The AirCard 597E ExpressCard is not only the smallest external modem we have ever produced, but the most functional as well," said Dan Schieler, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales for Sierra Wireless.
INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS (C) 1994-8 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Ramp Networks has launched two new Internet access devices, the WebRamp 310e, which has three external modem connections, and the WebRamp 310i which features two internal 56K modems and a third external port.
While not directly comparable, it appears that the portion of respondents who do not have anti-viral software approximately equals the number who have no Internet connections or external modem access.
Another important decision is whether to by an internal or external modem. The internal is a circuit board that's inserted into the computer.
For this review, I installed Qmodem on an MMG XT-Turbo (an IBM XT-clone) with 640K of RAM, a 20-meg hard disk, an amber monochrome monitor, the Seikosha SL-80AI printer previously mentioned, and an older Hayes Smartmodem 1200 external modem. In testing Qmodem, I had occasion to call a number of BBS systems in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area.

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