56k modems

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by mafiafromrussia, Apr 25, 2002.

  1. i have two modems in my computer right now, but i want to get rid of one. i use dsl actually and keep 56k modem for faxes.
    so i'm wondering which one is better?

    PCTEL Platinum V.90 modem or Compaq Data Fax Modem ?
    i have no idea about their detailed specs but
    this is what i get when i Query PCTEL modem
    "ATQ0V1E0 - OK
    AT+GMM - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem Data/Fax/V.80
    AT+FCLASS=? - 0,1
    AT#CLS=? - 0,1
    AT+GCI? - +GCI:B5
    AT+GCI=? - +GCI:(B5,3D,04,59,A5,B4,00,09,A0,9C,61,A6,82,7B,0F,20,57,8B,8A,51,3C,31,0A,9F,26)
    ATI1 - A97/C02
    ATI2 - OK
    ATI3 - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem 8.00-9K-C
    ATI4 - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem Data/Fax/V.80
    ATI5 - V.90
    ATI6 - Build 0011
    ATI7 - OK
    ATQ0V1E0 - OK
    AT+GMM - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem Data/Fax/V.80
    AT+FCLASS=? - 0,1
    AT#CLS=? - 0,1
    AT+GCI? - +GCI:B5
    AT+GCI=? - +GCI:(B5,3D,04,59,A5,B4,00,09,A0,9C,61,A6,82,7B,0F,20,57,8B,8A,51,3C,31,0A,9F,26)
    ATI1 - A97/C02
    ATI2 - OK
    ATI3 - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem 8.00-9K-C
    ATI4 - PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem Data/Fax/V.80
    ATI5 - V.90
    ATI6 - Build 0011
    ATI7 - OK"

    and this is query for compaq modem
    "ATQ0V1E0 - OK
    AT+GMM - +GMM: HCF 56K Modem
    AT+FCLASS=? - 0,1
    AT#CLS=? - COMMAND NOT SUPPORTED
    AT+GCI? - +GCI: B5
    AT+GCI=? - +GCI: (00,04,07,09,0A,0F,16,20,26,2E,31,3C,3D,46,50,51,52,53,54,57,58,59,61,69,6C,73,7B,7E,82,89,8A,8B,9C,9F,A0,A5,A6,A9,AE,B3,B4,B5,B8,FC,FE)
    ATI1 - 255
    ATI2 - OK
    ATI3 - 2.1.2.171.021.003
    ATI4 - HCF 56K Modem
    ATI5 - 181
    ATI6 - DP Rev BA
    V90 SPX RAM Ver 43
    V90 CTL RAM Ver 43
    K56FLEX SPX RAM Ver 47
    K56FLEX CTL RAM Ver 47
    ATI7 - 255
    ATQ0V1E0 - OK
    AT+GMM - +GMM: HCF 56K Modem
    AT+FCLASS=? - 0,1
    AT#CLS=? - COMMAND NOT SUPPORTED
    AT+GCI? - +GCI: B5
    AT+GCI=? - +GCI: (00,04,07,09,0A,0F,16,20,26,2E,31,3C,3D,46,50,51,52,53,54,57,58,59,61,69,6C,73,7B,7E,82,89,8A,8B,9C,9F,A0,A5,A6,A9,AE,B3,B4,B5,B8,FC,FE)
    ATI1 - 255
    ATI2 - OK
    ATI3 - 2.1.2.171.021.003
    ATI4 - HCF 56K Modem
    ATI5 - 181
    ATI6 - DP Rev BA
    V90 SPX RAM Ver 43
    V90 CTL RAM Ver 43
    K56FLEX SPX RAM Ver 47
    K56FLEX CTL RAM Ver 47
    ATI7 - 255
    ATQ0V1E0 - OK
    AT+GMM - +GMM: HCF 56K Modem
    AT+FCLASS=? - 0,1
    AT#CLS=? - COMMAND NOT SUPPORTED
    AT+GCI? - +GCI: B5
    AT+GCI=? - +GCI: (00,04,07,09,0A,0F,16,20,26,2E,31,3C,3D,46,50,51,52,53,54,57,58,59,61,69,6C,73,7B,7E,82,89,8A,8B,9C,9F,A0,A5,A6,A9,AE,B3,B4,B5,B8,FC,FE)
    ATI1 - 255
    ATI2 - OK
    ATI3 - 2.1.2.171.021.003
    ATI4 - HCF 56K Modem
    ATI5 - 181
    ATI6 - DP Rev BA
    V90 SPX RAM Ver 43
    V90 CTL RAM Ver 43
    K56FLEX SPX RAM Ver 47
    K56FLEX CTL RAM Ver 47
    ATI7 - 255"
     
  2. Twink

    Twink Guest

    since faxes are alot slower than 56k (like 14.4) then you'll most likely get the same performance out of them both.