Two modems on one line????
radsky at ncia.net
Tue Mar 8 22:14:26 UTC 2005
Jim Cheetham wrote:
>On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 14:20 -0500, A1ex wrote:
>>>Get a telephone double-socket device, and plug moth modems into that,
>>>and the double-socket into your wall socket. Much joy should follow.
>>Tried that, no joy --internal integrated modem produces error 680--no
>>dial tone, external modem works OK. Integrated modem works OK when
>>external modem is disconnected.
>What happens if the external modem is powered off when you try?
The integrated modem still produces a 680 error---no dial tone..as long
as the external modem
is connected, either series or parallel., external modem powered ON or
The internal modem works only if the external modem line is disconnected.
>In general, internal modems are difficult to deal with because you can't
>easily tell what they're doing. Unfortunately for my expertise in this
>thread, I've never used them.
>I appreciate the "you don't have to remember to switch it on" argument
>for wanting to use one, though :-) I just compensate by never switching
>off my external modem ...
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