What is the best "Real Modem fof Linux" to buy

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 05:24:49 UTC 2005

On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 00:09:28 -0500, Michael Scottaline <nbhs2 at i-2000.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 06:51:05 +0300
> "Kumara" <kumara.jayaweera at damad.com> insightfully noted:
> K>Hi all,
> K>I am going to buy a modem. before that I appreciate your comments on
> K>this. what would be the most suitable modem for FC3? (for serial
> K>Interface). what is the brand and model. (Furthermore, I have an idea to
> K>experiment an answering machine on it.) How is US Robotics?
> ==================
> I've been using the same USRobotics external modem (ttyS1) for more than
> five years and it still works flawlessly.  Never a glitch.  If you're not
> going broadband just yet, I don't think you can go wrong with a USR
> external modem
> Mike

Make sure your external modem is 56K baud capable, supports V.90 or
V.92, and you'll be  in good shape.

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