Category: Network and modem
Manufacturer: Acer Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: NA
Operating System: Windows 95/98/2000/XP/2003/NT
Latest Version / Release Date: NA / NA
This is another of those devices that failed to see the market’s approval and were considered for further testing and development. Acer 28.8 TAD-DSVD PnP 1.xx is both a modem and a fax card. It also contains a Line in, line out, microphone in, speaker out with a maximum modem and a fax rate of 14.4 Kbps. Its data and fax modulation protocol utilizes Bell 103/212 and ITU-T V.21, V.22, V.22bis, V.32 and V.32bis. Like many devices sold in the market nowadays, this is basically a modem. The term 'modem' comes from the words modulator and demodulator. It was then abbreviated to “modem” and has been used that way eversince. This is a device that first modulates an analog carrier signal to program digital information. It also demodulates a carrier signal to decode the transmitted information. This is done in order to produce a signal that is easily sent as well as decoded to replicate the original data. It mostly uses analog signals from driven diodes to radio. The common usage of this device is through connecting your personal computer or laptop in the Internet. The amount of data in the modem is measured through bits per second or bps. You may see this when you have successfully connect your computer or laptop in the Internet.
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These wide band modems send repeating frames of data at very high data rates over microwave radio links. Reports also say that a number of microwave modems can only send more than a hundred million bits per second. Radio networks, on the other hand, use only narrow band radio modems. This is mostly used for low data rate up to 19.2k. A new different type of modem, known as the optical modem, sends out data over optical fibers. This can be seen through most intercontinental data links. Most of their constructions use optical modems transmitting over undersea optical fibers. Data rates for optical modems are counted in excess of a billion (1x109) bits per second. Another way of measuring is through Baud, which counts the number of times the modem changes its signal state per second. A lot of high speed and advanced modems are being invented nowadays. These are known as cable modems, DSL and or ADSL modems. In big industries notably in telecommunications, they use a wide band radio modems. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Acer 28.8 TAD-DSVD PnP 1.xx errors before installing any driver updates.