Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Diamond Multi-media Systems Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 552.73 Kb
Operating System: Windows 95, 98, NT and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 10 Nov 1998 / 1998
The Diamond SupraExpress 56i Voice V.90 is a modem that offers high-speed internet connection, data transfers, fax and voice services. The modem has a duplex speakerphone, which is embedded with an echo cancellation feature and an answering machine. The drivers for this modem are usually provided in the product package, but one can still upgrade the same by downloading updates from the manufacturer's website. In most platforms however, the modem will be recognized by systems as a plug and play device, which installs to the system automatically. The product is designed to handle up to 56, 000 bps download speeds. Due to the fast speeds, the device reduces the time that the user spends on online data transfer and remote access activities. Further, it helps him or her save money and tome spent transferring huge amounts of graphic or multimedia files.
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
Although the modem may perform as a plug-and play device in some platforms hence needing no drivers, there are software requirements needed by the Diamond SupraExpress 56i Voice V.90 in order to ensure maximum functions. Such include fax, data and voice software, CompuServe Info Manager, Microsoft Internet explorer and internet access programs. To ensure proper installations, it is recommendable for users to read the provided manuals. The modem has 4:1 data compression rates, which translates to 230 kbps. This enables automatic flow of data, making the transmission. The Fax operates at 14, 4000 Bps an transmits data at near-laser quality. With this modem, one can fax directly from a windows application, without interrupting other functions being handled by the modem. In addition, printing can be done easily without interrupting other functions of the modem. With this modem, the user is able to store incoming faxes on the modem's memory thus eliminating the need to file printed copies. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Diamond SupraExpress 56i Voice V.90 errors before installing any driver updates.