Category: Network and modem
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Latest Version / Release Date: N.A. / 08 Dec 1998
AST 14.4 Data Fax had been long disbanded from the market. The product details and the specifications are difficult to find. Many know that this device is a data fax modem. Other specifications include a 14.4 Kbps maximum data and fax rate with a data bus of eight-bit ISA. Furthermore, it also uses a data modulation protocol known as Bell 103A and a 212A, ITU-T V.21, V.22, V.22bis, V.32 and V.32bis. This is while its fax modulation protocol utilizes the ITU-T V.17, V.21CH2 and the V.27ter, V.29. As a modem, it functions as a modulator and demodulator. It was also abbreviated to “modem.” This is device initially modulates on analog carrier signals in order to program digital information. It also demodulates a carrier signal in order to decode transmitted information. This is done in order to produce a signal that is easily sent as well as decoded so as to replicate the original data. It mostly uses analog signals from driven diodes to radios. The common usage of this device is through the connection of personal computers and laptops to the Internet. The amount of data in the modem is measured through bits per second or bps. You can see this when you have successfully connected your computer or laptop to the Internet. Another way of measuring is through Baud, this on the other hand counts the number of times the modem changes its signal to state per second.
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The use of telephone line technology while pairing up with up-to-date digital enhancements has become very handy. It is very simple and easy to understand since the transmission of information is almost instantaneous. Sending of data fax modem only entails calling a phone number and transmitting a white noise audio signal thru the telephone line or Internet towards the receiving data fax modem while waiting for a confirmation in reception. Fresh, competent and much faster modems are being invented these. These are also known as cable modems, DSL and ADSL modems. In big industries (notably in telecommunications), they use wide band radio modems. This 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, only use narrow band radio modems. This is mostly used for low data rates of up to 19.2k. A different type of modem, known as the optical modem, can send 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. Any known data fax modem has become a very functional machine that enumerates security and reliability to customers. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AST 14.4 Data Fax, Creatix International version errors before installing any driver updates.