Re: buying a 56K modem...

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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.


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