• Subject: Re: OEM modems
  • From: "Scotty Muir" <ScottyMu@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 07:48:20 -0400
  • Organization: The Triangle Group

Sorry James,
I'm probably the one that caused the confusion on USRobotics modems. We do
currently use them for a dial-up asynchronous connection to our AS/400.
I throught that is what you wanted to do, not AS/400 to AS/400.
Scotty
----- Original Message -----
From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhui@ibm.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: OEM modems


> James,
>
>   Nope, Sportster will NOT do SYNC.  Best bet is the AS/400 Options modem
> (multitech).  More $$'s than the sportster but it flat works.
>
>   If you are stuck on USR the Courier series should work but for my money
I'd get
> the IBM or it's cousin the Multitech.
>
>   They key (and this was mentioned by several during this thread) is that
you
> need support for bit mode V.25bis sync dialing.
>
>   - Larry
>
> James_Turnbull@kaz.com.au wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for all for advice - as always with the list most useful.
> >
> > To confirm I've got this right:  I am going to buy a US Robotics
Sportster and I
> > understand from everyone's posts that I can use this to do SYNC (with
the modem
> > attached to the AS/400's ECS line) dial up to another AS/400.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > James Turnbull
> >
>
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