Now under the wing of networking giant 3Com, U. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There was a licensing key needed for some Courier V. FC support, because V. Prior to the development of standards such as the V. At 48, bps however, the Sportster outpaced the Hayes product by 4, bps.

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It is one of the few companies left in the modem market today, and now employs about people worldwide.

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There are some names in the computing industry that are synonymous with quality, among them Intel, Micron, Quantum and, of course, U. Retrieved 16 Nov Now under the wing of networking giant 3Com, U. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Not to be confused with U. The evaluation Sportster dropped 36 inches a meter onto a marble floor and came through without a scratch.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. During this period, USR differentiated between its high and low-end product lines by supporting only the V. The K zipped bitmap image came through in an average 40 seconds and the compressed K Pkzip file from Winfiles.


3Com U.S. Robotics Sportster x2/V.90 56K External Modem (Retail Version)

The company had a reputation for high quality and support for the latest communications standards as they emerged, notably in its V. The company purchased Palm, Inc.

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As the price differential decreased, however, V.

However, USR became the most successful of the three, due to a marketing scheme that offered large discounts to BBS sysops. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Some models of Courier modems were known for their long-term upgradeability, because they used an upgradeable DSP design. Retrieved 2 May USR then surprised many early Courier V. i.s.robotics

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This page was last edited on 14 Julyat I.s.robotics acquiring Palm, Inc. Its initial marketing was aimed at bulletin board systemswhere its high-speed HST protocol made FidoNet transfers much faster, and thus less costly.


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The drivers were loaded in less than 2 seconds and we were off to the races. The company name is a reference to the fictional company U.

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There was a licensing key needed for some Courier V. USR then quickly built up its device portfolio, including not only traditional dial-up modems, but also wired- and wireless-networking components.

Log in Don’t have an account? Robots 3fom Mechanical Men which featured prominently in the works of Isaac Asimovwho is credited with inventing the term robotics.