Re: OT: Winmodems are soundcards Was: Laptop for College Bound Student?
Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 10:26:53AM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
Ah, the "good" old, slow, usually large, acoustic modem. If your
handset didn't match the design of the modem, you were stuck.
The *only* benefit to them was that you could use them with a pay phone.
especially after shorting the receiver to ground with a pop-tab...
HA-HAA! (The young whipper-snappers don't have a clue what you're