[SATLUG] Serial dial up modem recommendations? PLEASE???

Sean Carolan scarolan at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 14:21:29 CST 2007


On Dec 1, 2007 11:32 AM, David Power <dpower at hal-pc.org> wrote:
> I would highly recommend the usr courier modem.
> This was the pinnacle of modem technology back when we all had to use
> dialup. I had several hundred of these and they gave outstanding
> performance. You can find them used on eBay for 10-30 dollars, new they are
> still around $150 and I think they are worth every penny, if you have to use
> dialup. The 33.6 that were flashed to 56k are all right, Id avoid the older
> one's that had to have hardware upgrade to 56k, they don't have as much
> memory or as fast a cpu.

I'm also partial to the USR modems.  They generally offer rock-solid
performance and are easy to set up.  I would pick a used US Robotics
modem over a new off-brand modem.


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