RE: 33.6 USR Modem

Gustavo (soda@alfa.adinet.com.uy)
Fri, 29 Mar 1996 04:20:45 -0300


Hi Leslie!

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> Greetings:
> USR's "hayes command set" is the same (near as I can tell) between the 28.8
> and the 33.6 modems. From what I've read, USR took their 28.8 chips and
> optimized the coding to achieve better thoroughput. The result being the 33.6!
> When configuring Win95, you would use the standard 28.8 modem settings, for
> internal or external.
> Now for the good part! With this "optimized" 33.6 firmware chip, you *should*
> see an average increase of about 2400 baud per session. To test this, try to

Just a minor point here... 28.800 + 2.400 = 31.200, 28.800 + 4.800 = 33.600 :)
So the average increase responds to 400 cps in most cases... (3.700 cps with a .zip
in normal line conditions)

> make several connections to your ISP WITHOUT the upgrade, noting the connection
> rate each time. Now, upgrade your modem and preform the same number of tests,
> connecting to the SAME ISP. You WILL notice that your modem will NOW support
> higher baud rates than previously!!! I say SUPPORT! Your line quality is STILL
> a major factor, but your *average* connection rates WILL improve!
> For further information, try researching these URL's:
>
> US Robotics HomePage: <http://www.usr.com/>
> 28.8 baud modem issues: <http://www.aimnet.com/~jnavas/modem/faq.html>
>
> Hope this clears up any mysteries. Let me know how you fair,
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SodA - Gustavo Ruiz - soda@adinet.com.uy - Montevideo URUGUAY