Carroll Grigsby wrote: > > Fred: > The big office supply chains (Staples, Office Depot and similar) still sell > honext-to-goodness real 56K serial modems -- usually Zoom. I suspect that > they are sold to low traffic SOHO market for FAX and answering machine > service. Back in my DOS days, I used a PCTools program that served as a phone > directory, dialer and call logger. Very convenient. Hmmm... > -- cmg > They are also used for some alarm systems, some POS systems, and even some machine control systems. There are a lot of systems that need to be able to communicate over the phone lines, and require a hardware modem. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!