Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Actiontec Electronics, Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 0.04 MB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000 and XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.0.1 / 10 Feb 2002
The Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem unlike other hot-based PCI modems incorporates an on board controller creating a physical modem operation independence from the Central Processing Unit. The device allows one to send email and attachments quickly, take incoming phone calls while online and even surf the Web. It releases the host processor from communication control details. Its operation is independent of the choice of operating system hence, the Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem is ideal for servers where processing is not desirable. It is a cost effective and reliable connectivity solution. In addition, it offers the plug-N Play installation option, which is under manual selection of COM port and Interrupt ReQuest (IRQ), which is a PC hardware interrupt or Windows 95. Operating on upto56 Kbps and can send about 48 Kbps of data. The Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem takes care of the most sophisticated high speed data communication needs.
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
The Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem has the Internet Call Notification (ICN) attribute that enables the screening of incoming calls and only pick the necessary ones. On hold Modem services make it possible to take incoming calls whether one is having an internet connection or not. This eliminates the need for other phone lines. The Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem uses its inclusive full featured faxing software to be able to send faxes from any windows application and consequently Windows application enable one to receive faxes. The PCI modem is software upgradeable, this means that it is able to take advantage of new software upgrades as they become available .The Actiontec 56K PCI Controller-Based Fax/Modem is currently available to OEMs. Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modems come with a five year limited warranty. This is possible online, via tape or disk and creates a visual film image of each page. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Actiontec 56K PCI Fax Modem errors before installing any driver updates.