Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: ESS Technologies
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 172Kb
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
Latest Version / Release Date: Version : 9.80.0 / 28 Apr 1999
The ESS ES56CVH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem is a modem capable of recognizing voices. With the help of proper software that can support telephone answering machine functions, this modem can record and play back using the windows wave device. The answering machine software will also make use of the sound card on the equipment to play and record. This software may also add functions for dialing and answering calls using the soundcard's microphone and headphones or speakers. This also goes with a phone dialer. This device will dial a number with any kind of mode. After the phone dialer dials a number, you make use of a regular phone which is connected to the phone jack of the modem to complete a voice call. Third-party modem software can also be used with a voice modem to improve functionality.
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 ESS ES56CVH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem makes use of full duplex. Full duplex means you can hear clearly and can talk clearly at the same time. This voice modem, when used on voice calls, will give only half-duplex functionality. The quality of audio made using a voice modem often times is a problem. Consequently, the makers of this modem included a firmware code in the driver to interface the wave device. However, it did not improve the software that creates voice functionality. The manufacturer then added compatible third-party voice modem software. This modem also offers messaging software, BVRP, and Ring Central. Microsoft Windows provides TAPI which means Telephony Application Program Interface and a Unimodem service provider. The Microsoft-provided Unimodem drivers make use of an .inf file to bear with the modem and the TAPI compliant applications. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ESS ES56CVH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem errors before installing any driver updates.