Compaq Microcom 420 56K PC Card Fax Modem

Compaq Microcom 420 56K PC Card Fax Modem
Product Number MICROCOM420 Shipping Weight 1.5 lbs
Warranty Period 1 Year Manufacturer Compaq
Condition New Manufacturer Part No. MICROCOM420
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The Compaq Microcom 420 56K PC Card Fax Modem keeps global business travelers connected with 56K analog data speeds on their portable computers. This Compaq modemís fast, high-quality, easy Internet and remote LAN communications give international travelers access to all the information they need, when they need it. It is engineered with both V.90 and K56Flex technologies for seamless connectivity, 2 MB of flash ROM for simple software upgrades, multiple country approvals for international travel, Digital Line Protection for extra reliability, and Plug and Play configuration for easy installation.

56Kb/s Technology delivers up to 56Kb/s downloads and 31.2Kb/s uploads over existing phone lines via K56flex1 technology. This modem has been designed with 2MB of flash ROM that allows the modem to store both K56flex and the final ITU 56K standard, V.90!!

  • Compaq Microcom 420 56K PC Card Fax Modem
  • Easy Country Configuration - The Compaq Microcom 420 is designed specifically to include all the possibilities required for international use. When traveling from one country to another, the user simply chooses the desired country from a software utility and the modem automatically resets itself for the appropriate telephone network requirements. Whatís more, users need only one cable for traveling in up to 30 countries.
  • Kit Contents - Plug and Play Type II 56Kbps PC card modem and 6-ft PC-card to RJ-11 cord
  • V.90 and K56Flex Technology - Designed with 2 MB of flash ROM, the Compaq Microcom 420 comes pre-loaded with both V.90 and K56Flex technology. When making an Internet connection, the modem auto-configures to the appropriate technology. This gives users a seamless, smooth operation, as well as the optimal opportunity to connect at 56 Kbps.
  • Low Power Consumption - Engineered to be portable-friendly, Compaq Microcom 420 uses less power than ordinary modems, which extends the PCís battery life
  • Flash Upgradeable - Simple software downloads facilitate easy performance enhancements, future proofing, and service updates
  • Digital Line Protection - The Compaq Microcom 420 comes armed with specialized circuitry that protects the modem from internal damage if itís inadvertently plugged into a digital line common in hotel rooms and offices
  • Fast and Reliable Faxes - The Compaq Microcom 420 enables a user to send and receive faxes at speeds up to 14.4 Kbps, directly from the laptop while on the road
  • Error Connection Protection - The Compaq Microcom 420 also includes MNP 10 and MNP 10 EC, the industryís leading error connection protocols, providing high throughput modem connections during adverse line conditions, which is essential for domestic and international communication.
  • Plug and Play Installation - The Compaq Microcom 420 is Microsoft Windows 95 compatible, which provides automatic hardware recognition and driver upload upon installation. It is one of the easiest modems to install. Approved with virtually any portable computer, it is Microsoft Windows 3.x, 95, 98, and NT compatible. Simply plug the modem into the portable computerís PC card slot, load the software, and itís ready to access the Internet, and send and receive faxes.
Product Requirements
  • Compatibility:
  • Note: For all instances in this document where 56K or K56Flex are mentioned the following applies: The V.90 and K56Flex protocols are designed only to allow faster downloads from V.90- and K56Flex-compliant digital sources, respectively. Maximum achievable download transmission rates may not reach 56Kbps and will vary with line conditions.
  • PC, running Windows 3.x, 95, 98, or NT 4.x
  • System Configuration:
  • IBM Compatible 486DX2/66 or greater
  • 4-MB system RAM
  • 35 MB of free hard disk space
  • An empty PC Card (PCMCIA) slot and 1 IRQ
  • Analog line service from the phone company or local PBX
  • Compliance:
  • V.90, K56Flex, Full ITU-T V.34 compliance, Full compliance with V.21, V.22, V.22bis, V.23, V.32, V.32bis, Bell 103A, and Bell 212A
  • Error Correction: V.42, MNP2-4, MNP 10, MNP 10EC
  • Data Compression: V.42bis/MNP 5
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