X4 Provides Simultaneous Xbox Live Gaming
and PC Internet Access
ADSL Gateway has Ethernet
Port for Xbox, USB Port for Windows® PC
Boston, MA, March 25, 2003, - Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
announced today that its Zoom Model 5551 ADSL X4 Residential
Gateway provides full support for Microsoft's Xbox
Live interactive gaming, while at the same time permitting
full Internet access to one or more Windows PCs. The ADSL
X4 is a complete solution, including the gateway/modem hardware,
cables, communications software, documentation and support.
"It's simple to install," said Peter
Cox, Zoom's UK General Manager. "Plug the ADSL X4 into a Windows
PC's USB port, install the software, and plug into the phone
line. Then install the Xbox Live software onto the Xbox, and
connect the Xbox to the X4's Ethernet port. In minutes you'll
be enjoying the fun of Xbox Live gaming without interfering
with your family's Internet access."
The Zoom ADSL X4 includes a NAT firewall for security, and
provides shared Internet access for up to 253 concurrent users
when plugged into a network hub or wireless LAN access point.
The ADSL X4 has two RJ-11 jacks, including one jack with a
built-in filter for use with a telephone, answering machine
or fax machine.
Zoom supports the ADSL
X4 with a two-year warranty, European and U.S. multi-lingual
support teams, and twenty-five years of experience as a manufacturer
of communications products. Zoom ADSL products are provided
with multi-lingual documentation in English, Spanish, French,
Portuguese, Dutch and Danish.
ADSL X4 is available through leading retailers and Internet
For more information
about Zoom ADSL modems, please see: http://www.zoomtel.com/products/adsl_overview.html
Zoom Technologies, a communications leader since 1977, designs,
produces and markets dial-up modems, cable and ADSL modems,
and other communications products under the Zoom, Hayes and
Global Village brands. Zoom products are available in thousands
of the highest-volume computer outlets worldwide. For more
information, please visit Zoom at www.zoomtel.com.
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