Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Zoom Telephonics
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 132 KB
Operating System: Win 2000, Win XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.32 / 16 May 2010
56K V.92 Modem from Zoom has support features for the new industry standard V.92 and can perform at high rates compared to modems using V.90 standard. Computer users can be able to connect to the internet at increased speeds of up to 56K through normal phone lines. One of the new features included in the 56K V.92 modem is Quick Connect. This feature enables the modem to use the ISP settings and thereby reduce the time it takes to connect to the ISP. Compared to V.90 modems, the 56K V.92 modem guarantees faster internet connection speeds mostly because of the use of quality modem software as well as hardware. Not only does the connection speeds increase, users are able to upload data at high speeds of 48, 000 bps. Previous modems using V.90 only allow data to be uploaded at speeds of 33,600 bps.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
With the improved uploading speeds internet users especially web designers are able to upload web pages to web servers very fast. In addition to uploading data, users can download data such as video and audio files at faster rates than when using V.90 modems. Though the V.90 standard enabled data compression up to 4:1, 56K V.92 modem uses a new standard that enables users to compress web pages to up to 6:1. This new compression enables website pages to be displayed faster. However, this feature can be used only if the ISP supports it. The 56K V.92 modem has ‚ÄúModem On Hold‚Äù feature that allows users to receive incoming calls, without disrupting the internet connection. This feature is also available only if the ISP supports it and in most cases the ISP will determine the length of time the internet connection will be on hold. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 56K v 92 Modem errors before installing any driver updates.