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Re: Linksys combo card modem is lower than my external modem

Similar thing to me, have a Circom PCMCIA for travel and a USR Sportster from
Germany at home. 
Sportster gives me 48000 to 53333 each connection.
Xircom at exactly the same outlet 26000 to 28800.

Electrical power goes weird ways!


On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Daniel E. Baumann wrote:
> Hello all as mentioned before on this list I have a one of those nifty
> Linksys EtherFast combo card without the dongles and such. The thing is
> lately my connection to my ISP has sucked. I noticed that when I try to use
> the modem on the card it always does the connection handshake twice and it
> responds as (I did this under minicom using the ATDT command):
> CONNECT 115200 V42bis
> consequently connecting at a really crappy speed. My U.S Robotics external
> modem connect as follows:
> and gives me a much better connection. Does anyone know if I can get the
> pcmcia modem to connect at a better speed? I realize that there are several
> other factors such as line quality, protocol X2 or K56Flex or V.90, but I am
> pretty sure that before this modem worked like a charm. BTW, my ISP is ExecPC
> (voyager.net now) and I'd just like to say that their dialup access is really
> starting to suck majorly so steer clear of them if your looking for a dialup
> connection. Oh, well guess I'll have to use the school's T3 for now :) .
> Dan
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