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Re: 28800 modems?


  • Subject: Re: 28800 modems?
  • From: Neil Palmer <neil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 18:49:03 -0400
  • Organization: NxTrend Technology - Canada

fixed

Dave Mahadevan wrote:
> 
> Neil Palmer wrote:
> >
> > Peter Klyne wrote:
> > >
> > > Neil Palmer wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Exactly.  As it was Dave's comment, I could say that the 7852-400 is to 
>a
> > > > cheap USR modem what a Saab 9000 Aero is to a Geo Metro - but Dave would
> > > > think they were both the same because they both have 4 wheels and an
> > > > engine !   ;-)
> > > >
> > >
> > > Neil:
> > >
> > > What advantages does the "Real" IBM modem have when attached to the
> > > ASCII Work Station Controller, which was the application under
> > > discussion.
> >
> > Well Peter, if you're going to cloud the issue with facts !  ;-)
> > Seriously - in this environment the 7852-400 has no advantages if you're
> > connecting to an ASCII WSC.  That WAS the original topic for this thread
> > I'll admit, but it morphed into something else (which isn't necessarily
> > a bad thing).  I was addressing the implication that a $100 USR modem
> > had the same features as the $500 7852-400 - and Synchronous support was
> > the differentiator.
> 
> And Peter, as Neil pointed out SAAB 9000 can do Sync/Async while Geo
> Metro was Async only :-))
>

Actually Dave, the 9000 Aero would do Turbo Async !   ;-)

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