After dialing their local Internet service provider , the user could “call out” at high speed to services around the world, so the need for long-distance data calls was generally eliminated. However, existing modems were simply too expensive and difficult to use or be practical for most users. Not only did it require special driver software, but a different hardware design was needed for every computer bus , including Apple II, S, TRS , and others. The widespread introduction of ADSL and cable modems in the mids repeatedly drove the company in Chapter 11 protection before being liquidated in They remained a major vendor throughout the s, periodically introducing models with higher throughput. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. The end-user was offered much higher speeds while still being able to use existing phones, with the added “benefit” of helping tie the user to the telephone company’s own ISP.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The good folks at Hayes submitted two modems for evaluation, one internal and one external.


Hayes eventually purchased two of their competitors, Practical Peripherals and Cardinal, turning them into low-cost brands in order to compete with companies such as Zoom Telephonics. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat No additional import charges at delivery! Their attention turned to Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line ADSLwhich ran over the existing wiring and did not block a telephone connection in the process.


The driver issue may prove a problem on some systems and the unblinking “CD” led is an annoyance.

The Accura 56K loaded web pages much more crisply than the average The internal version of the Accura was not as co-operative as its external cousin. Networking by Aloysius Low Oct 4, At the time, Hayes was one of the few modem companies with the capital and engineering wherewithal to develop entirely new modem architectures. Business picked up quickly, and in January they quit their jobs at National Data to form their own company, D.

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I searched for a fix at the Hayes tech support archive without success. A few external modems already offered the ability to dial the phone by entering a phone number when the modem was first started, but the real problem was 56o sending a command to hang up, while the modem was already connected. Windows would haye accept the Hayes Accura drivers and this part of the installation was cancelled.

Skip to main content. The Accura modems are set to auto-detect either standard and adjust hayse accordingly. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. They then split their line into the Accura and Optima brands, offering the Accura as a low-cost model, although the feature sets were not that different between the two lines. Smart Home by Brian Bennett Dec 3, Get to Know Us. If we are listing more than one unit you may not get the one pictured.

The main problem with producing such a modem was forwarding commands from the computer. This review concerns only the external model for reasons that will become apparent. English Choose a language for shopping.


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Product information Package Dimensions When this was received from the computer, the modem would switch from data to command mode. The brand name was purchased and revived by onetime rival Zoom Technologies in July The first test I put the Accura modem through was a Smartupdate from Netscape.

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Since these characters could be sent to the modem using the same two data pins that the port would need anyway, they could be sure that such a system would work on every computer. Hates of these items’ sales were apparently dismal. In an attempt at diversification in January it had acquired most of the assets of local area network software developer Waterloo Microsystems Inc of Waterloo, Ontario and belatedly entered the operating system OS market in June with LANstep, a network OS for small offices, but this was subsequently abandoned in in the face of stiff competition particularly from Novell NetWare.


Read more about the condition. If your network is slow or acting weird, it’s possible someone is stealing your signal and maybe more. In some instances we can get an item to you quicker by shipping on our own Fedex account.