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Anyone knows where to buy Hayes 1200 external modem?

tnx

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proguard wrote:
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Don't waste your time with the Hayes 1200. Buy the Ademco Compass CIA
modem. Trust me, it works fine on just about everything.

Jim Rojas
Technical Manuals Online!
http://www.tech-man.com
8002 Cornwall Lane
Tampa, FL 33615-4604
813-884-6335

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I've got a couple of the Hayes 1200s and they work pretty good.  I do recall
that there are two models (atleast).  One has 8 dips and one has 10.  The
one with 10 worked on just about everything, but had different dip settings
for DSC vs FBII.  Mostly I use a Cardinal 2400 because it works better for
Napco.

I've also got a DSC and a Silent Knight modem.  They both are kinda wheezy
and hiccuppy.  I've got a DMP modem too, but I only ever used it one time.


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RHC: I've had good luck in local flea markets where there are usually
boxes of computer junk to wade through. I actually bought 3 of the
Cardinal MX2400 modems for $5 each, and they were still shrink wrapped
in the original box, never having been opened.

What is junk for one person, is treasure for another....:))

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tourman wrote:
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I used the Cardinal exclusively for many years, until the CIA modem came
out. Now I keep it as a backup just in case.

Jim Rojas
Technical Manuals Online!
http://www.tech-man.com
8002 Cornwall Lane
Tampa, FL 33615-4604
813-884-6335

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Hey guys, you just reminded me,

I've got an old Cardnel internal modem that I've been using for years.
The problem is, it's in an old Gateway 350 computer that's beginning
to hangup occasionally. I've never had to change the hard drive
because I never used that computer for much of anything except
downloading. When I upgraded to my next computer, the internal modem
didn't have compatable connectors so that's why I left it in the old
350. I'm assuming that because it's an internal modem that there's no
way to make it compatable with a computer a few generations apart.
( is that true?)

That leads me to ask .....  now, since newer computers only have USB
ports, how do you get the old external Hayes and Cardnels to connect
with the them.?

Also, I have to imagine that the newer modems offered by manufacturers
come with USB connections ..... right?

I figure I'll probably have to get a mfg's modem soon so I'm not
without comm capability, so I want to be sure it's going to be
compatable with my next computer.

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USB to Serial Adapter will do the trick.



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Jim wrote:
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I have 2 IBM A31P, 2Ghz, 2GB Ram, 120GB HD laptops I use only for
downloading. It has a DB9 serial port, and 2 USB ports. The first is my
downloader, the other is a spare.

I use Acronis True Image backup in case the hard drive fails. I have
about 50 different programs loaded in that one laptop.

You can use a newer laptop with a Keyspan USA-19HS USB to serial
adapter. But I have found that the older software won't see the USB, or
don't like anything better the Windows XP.

I have heard you can use MS Virtual PC, but I don't like the idea of
rebooting to a different operating system all the time.

Jim Rojas
Technical Manuals Online!
http://www.tech-man.com
8002 Cornwall Lane
Tampa, FL 33615-4604
813-884-6335

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RHC: Yeah, all my panel software is on an older PC which by today's
standards is a clunker. End of problem. If you don't have one, you can
buy one for $100 just about anywhere (an old IBM returned from
lease...)

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tourman wrote:
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The IBM A31P is the fastest laptop you can buy with a serial port. It is
a Pentium 4. I installed 2GB Ram. It had a large 15 inch screen. I have
it set to 1200 resolution, even though it can do 1600. It's a nice
machine for its age. Changing any parts on this machine is easy. I had
to replace the keyboard once. That took 10 minutes.

Jim Rojas
Technical Manuals Online!
http://www.tech-man.com
8002 Cornwall Lane
Tampa, FL 33615-4604
813-884-6335

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Ok, thanks guys.

I'm just thinking that ..... isn't it kinda pitiful that we're all
sitting in front of a computer on a nice Sunday afternoon?

Bunch of old geezers.




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Jim wrote:
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It's overcast here, and I am waiting to watch the big game in a little
while...that's my excuse... :)

Jim Rojas
Technical Manuals Online!
http://www.tech-man.com
8002 Cornwall Lane
Tampa, FL 33615-4604
813-884-6335

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Ok, thanks guys.

I'm just thinking that ..... isn't it kinda pitiful that we're all
sitting in front of a computer on a nice Sunday afternoon?

Bunch of old geezers.


don't know about you  but  it beats the hell out of  climbing in an attic or
under a floor,  to me...




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I have couple customers with the automated key card gas pumps   and
for the pumps to authorize transactions etc.
they must use a 1200 baud modem  so all those old modems I have
collected over the years have come in handy.
as this is only way pump systems work.  crazy they have not upgraded
this technology.

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RHC: From there perspective, it likely only needs a low speed modem to
send the limited information required. Why upgrade when the cost of
doing so has no immediate benefit....

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It might be a requirement, since the POTS lines are only
guaranteed to go as high as 2400 baud.

I worked for an ISP in the mid 90's and I had many an argument
with "Ma-Bell" over the quality of some of our client's lines. The
above response was what was "on script".

So my next move was to have the customer call and say the "voice"
quality is bad.  Then they roll a truck, check the grounding and
outside wiring, and install a new NID or service drop if needed.


Re: Hayes 1200 external
A supplier of cards for those old ports,  with download driver for even 9X
to win 7 machines..

http://us.startech.com /






"Jim"  wrote in message

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Hey guys, you just reminded me,

I've got an old Cardnel internal modem that I've been using for years.
The problem is, it's in an old Gateway 350 computer that's beginning
to hangup occasionally. I've never had to change the hard drive
because I never used that computer for much of anything except
downloading. When I upgraded to my next computer, the internal modem
didn't have compatable connectors so that's why I left it in the old
350. I'm assuming that because it's an internal modem that there's no
way to make it compatable with a computer a few generations apart.
( is that true?)

That leads me to ask .....  now, since newer computers only have USB
ports, how do you get the old external Hayes and Cardnels to connect
with the them.?

Also, I have to imagine that the newer modems offered by manufacturers
come with USB connections ..... right?

I figure I'll probably have to get a mfg's modem soon so I'm not
without comm capability, so I want to be sure it's going to be
compatable with my next computer.


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