Zoom/FaxModem 56Kx Receives "BUY IT" Award from
"Its internal and external
K56flex™ offerings performed spectacularly well"
Boston, MA, September 15, 1997 - The Zoom/FaxModem™
56Kx received one of two "BUY IT" awards from CNET
in its September 4th review of twenty-three 56K modems.
CNET tested 12 modems that use K56flex™ technology from
Rockwell/Lucent and 11 that use U.S. Robotics' x2™ technology.
It awarded a "Buy It" Award to the fastest modem
using K56flex technology, the Zoom/FaxModem 56Kx, and to the
fastest using x2 technology, the USR Courier V.Everything.
"Zoom Telephonics has come out swinging in the
56-Kbps arena," according to the CNET review. "Its
internal and external K56flex offerings performed spectacularly
well, proved adept at handling line distortion, and are priced
well below $200. If you want a K56flex modem, they don't get
better than these." The U.S. Robotics Courier V.Everything
external has a suggested retail price of $395. CNET did not
review the U.S. Robotics Sportster, the lower priced model
most commonly found in retail stores.
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"This award reflects Zoom's commitment
to outstanding engineering," said Frank Manning, Zoom's
President and CEO. "Last month Data Communications awarded
our Zoom/FaxModem 56Kx with its 'Tester's Choice' award, and
this month we've been honored by CNET. It's gratifying to
be recognized for the care and skill we bring to the design
of our products."
For more information about
Zoom's 56K products or other products manufactured by Zoom,
please call Zoom toll-free at 1-800-631-3116 or visit the
Zoom web site at www.zoomtel.com
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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 Telephonics is publicly
traded on Nasdaq (NASDAQ: ZOOM).
Zoom products are produced in Boston, Massachusetts and sold