Zoom's V.34 FaxModem Wins Byte Best and PC Digest Awards
Zoom/FaxModem V.34X Plus Tops
12 High-Speed Competitors
MA, April 2, 1997 - The Zoom/FaxModem V.34X Plus was found
to be a superior value in tests conducted among 13 competing
33.6 Kbps modems by two leading trade magazines. Prestigious
Byte Magazine named the V.34X Plus a "BYTE BEST"
in its March issue and PC Digest, published by the respected
National Software Testing Laboratory (NSTL), awarded the V.34X
Plus a "Recommended" rating in its January issue.
Byte named the Zoom V.34X Plus the top low-cost modem
and ranked it second in the "Best Overall" category.
The magazine awarded the Zoom V.34X Plus the five-star maximum
for usability. According to the article, the Zoom V.34X Plus
"provided plenty of zip in our performance tests."
According to the PC Digest review, "Performance
of the Zoom V.34X Plus is quite good." PC Digest also
commented favorably on the extended status reporting provided
by 14 LEDs and the easily accessible on/off switch.
"The extremely competitive price and Zoom's strong history
of quality products make the V.34X Plus a popular choice,"
said Terry Manning, Zoom's Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
"PC Magazine, PC World, MacHome Journal, several general
news publications, and European-based trade publications have
given kudos to our external V.34 modems."
Digest is published by NSTL (National Software Testing Laboratories),
a division of the McGraw-Hill Companies. PC Digest accepts
no advertising and is in no way obligated to any hardware
or software supplier. The NSTL Web site is www.nstl.com
Byte Magazine is a leading personal computer publication
with a circulation of over one-half million readers. The Byte
Web site is www.byte.com
Zoom Telephonics designs, produces, and markets products
that link people and their personal computers through the
world's largest network, the international telephone network,
and connected networks including the Internet and corporate
local area networks. Zoom products are produced in Boston,
Massachusetts and sold worldwide. Zoom Telephonics is publicly
traded on Nasdaq (NASDAQ: ZOOM).
The Zoom Web site is www.zoomtel.com