Manufacturer: Creative Lab technologies
Caution Level: safe
Download File Size: 27.12 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, 98, 2003, NT and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.5.8 / 2003
The Creative Broadband Blaster 8012u-V is a modem based on the Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) technology. The ADSL bridge in this device is intended to offer users access to high-speed internet. The modem is ideal for use in small offices, by telecommuters and by home users. The device is designed to comply with the ITU G.992.1/G.DMT standards. It is also compatible with the G.992.2/G.lite standard, which enhances the modulation in the device. The Creative Broadband Blaster 8012u-V allows the user to choose between usinf the stabdard USB interface or the 10/100 base-t connection interfaces. As such, the users can use different platforms while using the modem to connect to the internet. For proper functions of this device, the user needs to install the drivers properly by either using the installation CD provided by the manufacturer on purchase, or by downloading the drivers from the official creative website.
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 Creative Broadband Blaster 8012u-V supports multiple modulation protocols. Such include 992.2 G.Lite, ANSI T1.413 and ITU 992.1 G.dmt. The internet speeds necessitated by this modem are upto 1 megabyte per second in upload time and 8 megabytes per second in download time. The broadband modem can also be used over multiple IP addresses, although this has to be supported by an additional router. By using the broadband blaster modem, the user is also assured of interoperability with some of the major DSLAMs. The inbuilt LEDs provide the user with clear indicators, which make the system easy to understand. When using the standard browser, the user is able to log in to the GUI systems through the administration privileges offered by this modem. From the Creative Labs website, the user can download the drivers for this device as well as the updates. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Creative Broadband Blaster 8012U-V errors before installing any driver updates.