Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Actiontec Electronics Inc
Caution Level: Safe
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/2003/XP/NT4
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 01 Jun 2009
Actiontec 56 K modem is a data as well as fax modem that is produced by Actiontec Electronics Inc and is ESS technology powered. It is an internal HSP modem (Host Signal Processing module custom) which has been created for Dell Computer Corporation. This modem supports the V.90 analog standard as well as functionality of data and fax. V.90 is a 56 Kbps modem standard approved by the ITU (International Telecommunication Union). It is a replacement of the two former modem standards; K56Flex from Rockwell and X2 from US robotics. As a data modem, the Actiontec 56K modem can support data modes and as a fax modem, this modem can send and receive messages in the form of a fax in the same way as the fax machine. Other features of the Actiontec 56K modem include a class one fax protocol and a wake-up on ring feature.
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Actiontec 56K modem uses RJ-11 connectors. Its mechanical specifications include a PCB size measuring 6cm x 3.7 cm x 1 cm or less. Actiontec 56 Kbps modem complies with several standards and protocols. Under Universal compatibility modulation, this modem complies with the V.90 ITU standard, V.34 ITU standard, V.17 ITU standard, V.29, V.42, V.27ter, V.32bis, V.21 channel two and V.42 bis. Under fax modulation standard, this modem supports send and receive Group 3 3 TIA/EIA 578 Class I as well as class 2. For data compression, this modem supports MNP 5, V.42bis and for error correction, it supports MNP 2-4, V.42. The telephony features which come with this product are Blind dialing, tone dialing, pulse dialing and Wake-on-Ring. The operating voltage for this product is +3.3V+-5% @ 140mA max. The modem's DAA has been designed to comply with the regulations for America, Europe and Asia. The design of the DAA permits firmware selection in the countries supported by this product. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Actiontek 56K Modem errors before installing any driver updates.