Al:
Thanks for the info.  My customer ordered their next machine today and we
decided to add a few extra V.24 ports to set up dial up SLIP (TCP/IP) for
dial up access in leiu of an ASCII WSC.  I will pass this information along
for the nect machine.
Regards,
Carl

At 01:55 PM 10/10/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>> IBM forces you because of the ASCII WSC (and IBM's Fax/400 card as well
for
>>> the near future!) to either upgrade to a larger 610, or 620 or upgrade
to a
>>> 500 series box. In other words, those of us who eagerly looked forward to
>>> upgrading a low end 300 (or maxed out 200) to a 600 must "eat" the SPB
>>> cards not supported on the lowest 600 series box.
>>> 
>>> Sheldon Reich
>>
>I was in Rochester, yesterday, and had a talk with some IBM folks about
>hardware.  There is an understanding in Rochester about the ASCII
>controller, but it was not the first item on their to do list.  Look for a
>'statement of direction' or 'product preview' or whatever that stuff is
>called soon.  That doesn't mean that you get a card tomorrow, but it's a
>start.
>
>Al
>
>
>
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>Barsa Consulting, LLC. 
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