US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem

US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem

US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem

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US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem

US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem

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Product Highlights

  • External DIP Switch for Manual Control
  • 7 LED Status Indicators
  • DTE Interface
  • Phone Line Interface
  • Volume Control Knob
  • Fast Connect (V.22) Support
  • Modem on Hold (MoH) Functionality
  • Enhanced Fax Functionality
  • Firmware Upgradable
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US Robotics USR5686G overview

  • 1Description

With support for both V.92, V.22, and a variety of other networking protocols, the Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem from US Robotics is designed for use with Point of Sale (PoS) systems and other devices suited to operate with a 56K modem. This external fax/modem comes equipped with an 8 position DIP switch, multiple LED status indicators, a DTE RS232/v.24-DB25 interface, and a RJ-11 phone line interface making for easy installation. Once installed users benefit from a variety of features including Modem on Hold (MoH) functionality making it possible to receive incoming calls while placing the modem on hold and fax functionality to allow for the sending and receiving of faxes through your computer. The Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem is firmware upgradable to ensure you always have the latest updates to keep this modem operating smoothly.

Advanced Features and Functionality

External DIP switches allows manual configuration of specific critical settings
Extra LEDs for better monitoring of serial signals
Precise manual volume control
Permanently store preferred modem default settings

Enhanced Data Speeds

Fast Connect (V.22) allows 1200 bps connections without error control in less than 1 second, making this modem ideal for POS and ATM transactions that require lightning fast connections
V.92 lets you send attachments up to 50% faster

Powerful Management Tools

Modem on Hold (MoH) lets you screen incoming calls so you can take the important ones
Modem on Hold lets you take calls while online without dropping your Internet connection - there's no need for a second phone line

Fax Features and Functionality

Send and receive secure data and faxes through your computer while running other applications
Fax features include delayed broadcast and group faxing


Firmware upgradability and downloadable software ensure that this modem will continue to meet your changing needs without the need to buy a new modem

Advanced Line Probing Technology

This modem finds the most efficient path for each connection, assuring the best possible speeds, resulting in faster downloads and fewer dropped calls

Lower Power Consumption

This updated modem uses 50% less energy when in use and 75% less energy when idle mode, which makes it more environmentally friendly and will contribute to reducing electricity costs
UPC: 738168040995
In the Box
US Robotics Serial Controller Dial-Up External Fax/Modem
  • AC Power Supply Unit
  • RJ-11 Telephone Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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    US Robotics USR5686G specs

    Protocols & Specifications V.92, V.90, V.34+, V.34, V.32bis, V.32, V.22bis, V.22, V.23, V.21, Bell 103, and Bell 212A

    V.42/MNP 2-4 error correction, V.44 & V.42 bis/MNP 5 compression

    V.80 video conferencing support

    Fax: V.17, V.29, V.27ter, V.21; EIA 578 (Class 1) and EIA 592 (Class 2.0), Group III

    Caller ID and distinctive ring (require service from your local phone company/Caller ID may not be supported in some countries)

    Hayes Compatible
    Physical Specifications • 8 Position DIP Switch
    • 7 LEDs (AA, CD, RD, SD, TR, CS, ARQ/FAX)
    • DTE Interface: RS232/V.24 - DB25 female connector
    • Phone Line Interface: Dual RJ-11
    • Power Supply: 9Vac 1A
    • Power Switch
    • Volume Control Knob
    Regulatory • FCC approved (Part 15 Class B/Part 68)
    • IC approved
    • UL listed
    • CUL listed
    • CE approved (Class B)
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature
    32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
    Non-Operating Temperature
    -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
    Operating Humidity
    20 to 80% non-condensing
    Non-Operating Humidity
    5 to 95% non-condensing
    Power Consumption • Typical: ≈3.6 W active, ≈1.6 W idle
    (including provided power adapter)
    • Typical: ≈2.5 W active, ≈1.1 W idle
    (excluding power adapter)
    Operating Systems Modem is compatible with Server 2012 R2, Win 10, Win 10 64 bit, Server 2012, Server 2011, Windows 8 64 bit, Win 8, Windows 7 64 bit, Win 7, Server 2008 64 bit, Server 2008, Vista 64 bit, Vista, Server 2003 64 bit, Server 2003, XP 64 bit, XP, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, 98, 95, 3.1, Linux and DOS

    Unimodem TSP/TAPI compliant

    Fax software requires Microsoft Windows 95 or later

    Modem on Hold requires Windows 2000 or later
    Minimum System Requirements • Available Serial Port
    • Analog Phone Line
    • RS-232 Serial Cable
    Dimensions 6.50 x 3.75 x 1.30" / 16.51 x 9.53 x 3.30 cm
    Weight 0.54 lb / 0.24 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.2 x 6.0 x 3.0"

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