Zoom Telephonics Announces New Products at Comdex
Multiline faxmodem, external
speakerphone/faxmodem and PC Card LAN/faxmodem head lineup
Boston, MA, May 31, 1996 - Zoom Telephonics, a high-volume
U.S. manufacturer of faxmodem products, will present several
new products at Comdex Booth 1165. Zoom's new products include
the Zoom/MultiLine™ faxmodem, external and internal
Zoom® ComStar™ full-duplex speakerphone/faxmodems
with simultaneous voice and data (SVD) and voice mail, and
the Zoom/PC Card™ LAN/FaxModem combination card.
The Zoom/MultiLine™ FaxModem
FaxModem provides up to eight faxmodems in a compact desktop
case that is easy to install anywhere. It sets new standards
of port density, flexibility, and power efficiency. Eight-channel
and four-channel versions are available, using independent,
user-installable, hot-swappable V.34 28.8 Kbps or V.32bis
14.4 Kbps faxmodem modules in a single attractive 11"
x 8" x 2" case. Additional faxmodem modules can
be added quickly and easily to the four-channel versions without
shutting down other ports.
Each MultiLine module is
a Rockwell-based serial V.34 28.8 Kbps faxmodem or V.32bis
14.4 Kbps voice/faxmodem. All modules include 14.4 Kbps Class
1 and 2 fax, flash memory, configuration-protection, Caller
ID, V.42, V.42bis, MNP® 2-5, MNP 10EC™, NVRAM, and
robust ZoomGuard™ Plus lightning and surge protection.
The front panel features a reset button and 3 status
lights for each channel. The single in-line switching power
supply eliminates clutter and simplifies installation. When
installed in a standard rack mount, two MultiLine units will
Zoom/MultiLine faxmodems are available
through Zoom's value-added resellers and dealers.
ComStar SVD Speakerphone/FaxModem - now both external and
ComStar is a complete communications
center for PC-compatible computers. ComStar combines full-featured
V.34 33.6 Kbps faxmodem capability with a full-duplex speakerphone,
digital answering machine, Simultaneous Voice and Data (SVD),
voice mail, VoiceView®, and a convenient speed dialer,
all on one easy-to-install single-slot card or compact external
case. ComStar is Plug and Play compatible and software configurable.
All ComStar models come complete with a high-quality microphone
and speaker and software.
The new external model provides
all the functionality of the internal model, with external
serial port connection and 14 extended status display lights.
SVD capability provides simultaneous full-duplex voice and
data over a single telephone line, so that a phone conversation
can be conducted while data is being exchanged. SVD can send
voice conversations or virtually any type of audio waveform,
Suggested retail price for the ComStar
internal is $229; for the ComStar external, $259.
Zoom/PC Card™ LAN/FaxModem
The Zoom/PC Card
LAN/FaxModem is the perfect traveling companion for professionals
on the go and maximizes the capability of laptop computers
equipped with PCMCIA Type II or Type III PCMCIA slots on the
road and in the office. It is a combination, state-of-the-art,
fully Hayes-compatible 28,800 bps V.34 modem and 14,400 bps
send/receive fax device plus a high-performance 10BASE-T Ethernet
Use it on the road with a notebook, palmtop,
PDA, or any computer with a compatible PCMCIA slot, as both
a landline and cellular send-and-receive fax device and data
modem. In the office, use both the V.34 modem and the 10BASE-T
ethernet interfaces simultaneously or separately.
The Zoom/PC Card LAN/FaxModem provides "wired" communications
when connected to a standard telephone line jack, and "wireless"
communications when connected to a cellular telephone. The
Zoom/PC Card LAN/FaxModem is cellular ready, with all required
cellular circuitry on-board. To assure the highest cellular
connectivity and data transfer rates, the Zoom/PC Card LAN/FaxModem
includes advanced MNP 10EC Enhanced Cellular hardware and
The Zoom/PC Card LAN/FaxModem has flash
memory, battery-conserving circuitry, and comes with high-quality
Suggested retail price for the Zoom/PC Card
LAN/FaxModem is $399.
Headquartered in Boston since
its establishment in 1977, Zoom Telephonics is a leading designer,
producer, and marketer of faxmodems and related products for
the home and office.
Zoom Telephonics is publicly
traded on NASDAQ (NASDAQ: ZOOM).
Click for summaries and pictures of Zoom's new products.