Looking for dialup hardware solution
mervc-MwcKTmeKVNQ at public.gmane.org
Sun Jul 13 16:03:43 UTC 2008
On Saturday 12 July 2008 21:47, Walter Dnes wrote:
> One embarressing "oops"; I didn't order a built-in PCI modem card for
> a Dell. Apparently, them thar new-fangled machines don't got no serial
> port. So much for my faithfull USR X2 external modem. I suppose I'm
> looking at getting a PCI card retail. Or are there any other dialup
> solutions. I use dialup as emergency backup. It's really nice to have
> when I need it.
> Are there any other dialup options in the brave new world of
> computing? I have 1 free PCI slot in the machine.
Several years ago I purchased a 2 port PCI card when I needed 2 additional
Made by StarTech, a model PCI2S550, [ I think ]. A bit more expensive than
USB adaptors but DB9 connectors and good performance. Probably others around.
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