Zoom® Launches European ComStar™ Communications
V.34 FaxModem With Voice Mail
- Plus Full-Duplex Speakerphone
Hanover, Germany, March 14, 1996 - Zoom Telephonics,
a leading manufacturer of faxmodems, announced its new ComStar
speakerphone faxmodem for the European market at CeBIT, the
largest electronics trade show in Europe. ComStar products
provide PC users with a comprehensive set of analog phone
line features. The company plans to begin shipping ComStar
to Germany and the United Kingdom in the second quarter.
ComStar features 28,800 bps data and 14,400 bps fax capabilities,
plus convenient hands-free, full-duplex speakerphone, digital
answering machine, voice mail, and a convenient speed dialer.
"ComStar is an advanced communications center for
IBM PC- compatible computers in one easy-to-install single-slot
card," said Frank Manning, President and CEO of Zoom
Telephonics. "Companies, small offices, and home offices
should find ComStar to be a significant advance over basic
faxmodems with our advanced feature set."
comes complete with a high-quality plug-in external microphone
and external speaker, and voice/fax/data communications software
for Windows® 95 and Windows 3.1. ComStar features a high-speed
16550 UART to assure maximum data throughput.
ComStar product is a showcase for the multitasking communications
capability Windows 95 can deliver," said Manning.
Setup is straightforward. ComStar is Plug and Play configurable
with Windows 95 on Plug and Play compatible computers and
can be software-configured in other Windows systems. ComStar
features extended IRQ options to facilitate quick and easy
Plug and Play or manual software configuration. There are
no jumpers or switches to set.
ComStar provides 14,400
bps Group 3, Class 1 and 2 fax for sending and receiving high-resolution
faxes at the PC.
The suggested retail price for ComStar
in Germany will be DM399; in the United Kingdom, £199.
ComStar has a five-year warranty.
a 386 or faster PC-compatible computer with 1 available ISA
slot, 4MB of RAM (8MB preferred), a 3.5 in. floppy drive,
hard drive with 5 MB available, and Microsoft® Windows
3.1 or higher. A mouse is recommended.
in Boston, Massachusetts, is a leading designer, producer,
and marketer of faxmodems and other personal computer communications
products for the home and office.
The Zoom Internet
Web Site is www.zoomtel.com
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