StarTech 56K USB Dial-up & Fax Modem - V.92 - External - Hardware Based

Model Number: USB56KEMH2
Web Code: 12615693

StarTech 56K USB Dial-up & Fax Modem - V.92 - External - Hardware Based

Overview

Add dial-up support to a desktop, laptop, or netbook when broadband access is not availableProvides Internet access in rural areas or remote locations where broadband connections are not availableTurn a PC into a fax machine, capable of sending and receiving faxes

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Overview

Add dial-up support to a desktop, laptop, or netbook when broadband access is not availableProvides Internet access in rural areas or remote locations where broadband connections are not availableTurn a PC into a fax machine, capable of sending and receiving faxes

This hardware-based 56k USB fax modem lets you access the internet through a dial-up service, when broadband connections are not available. The compact 56k modem is powered through USB, making it a perfect accessory to have on hand when you’re traveling with your laptop or need to have a backup connection to the internet for your desktop.

Reliable and versatile internet connectivity

You can use this versatile USB modem as a backup internet connection, for traveling to remote locations, or in rural areas where broadband connections are not available. It supports transfer rates up to 56Kbps (data) and 14.4Kbps (fax) and is compatible with the latest transmission standards (V.92, V.90, and so on).

The controller-based modem uses on-chip processing to deliver dial-up access without taxing your computer’s performance, saving your system’s resources and minimizing the load on the CPU.

Send and receive faxes from your computer

The USB modem also enables your laptop or desktop computer to function like a fax machine, capable of sending and receiving faxes. It supports the latest fax transmission modes, providing fax transfer rates at 14.4Kbps.

Easy portability

With a compact and lightweight design, the USB modem is portable, tucking easily into your laptop bag or travel case. It’s powered through the USB host connection, making it fast and easy to connect without requiring an external power adapter. 

The USB56KEMH2 is backed by a StarTech 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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Maximum Resolution
1080p HD
Colour
Black
  • USB 56K modemRJ11 cabledriver CDquick-start guide

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  • An Oldie but Goodie - Great Hardware Modem
    Reviewed by wizzardp1 - May 14, 2018

    This product harkens back to the glory days of dial up internet and bulletin boards. I ran a local bulletin board for a decade or more and it was a vibrant community that ran exclusively on dial modem power. This is a great hardware modem. No driver is needed for Mac but there is a driver for Windows 8/10. Under Mac, there are no many software applications that allowing faxing via a hardware based modem but CoMA X is one still around and it worked well with this modem and allowed Fax 1 and Fax 2 capability. It allowed to me fax and also dial in to dial up services. I also made use of the Brother printer fax utilities to use this modem as well. Under Windows, I used the Brother utility and all seemed to work just fine. This is a no mess, no fuss hardware modem that works for its intended purposes. There are still companies that will require faxes to be sent - lawyers and government still make use of fax and shy away form internet based faxing. Love this little modem and I carry it in my laptop bag just in case along with my other StarTech "just in case" tool. Thanks StarTech. So if you need a hardware modem, purchasing this modem from StarTech still certainly not break the bank and it is full featured. I believe it uses the Coxiant chip set which has been around for awhile and is reliable. It will do speeds up to 56K and support ?modem download protocol so you are covered if you are still dialing into a dial up service. You can't beat the 2 year warranty from StarTech. Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.

    Review originally posted on startech.com


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