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Dualmode Zoom/FaxModems 56K, 56Kv, and 56Kx
About the Dualmode Zoom/FaxModem 56K, 56Kv, and 56Kx

The Zoom/FaxModem 56K Dualmode models are high-speed V.90 voice faxmodems with the ability to receive data from compatible sites at speeds up to 56,000 bps, and at higher speeds with compression.* They incorporate both the V.90 ITU 56K Standard and K56flex, the most widely supported non-ITU 56K technology, to achieve download speeds nearly twice as fast as any conventional analog modem. That means fast access to the Internet, World Wide Web, and local area networks (LANs) over standard phone lines.

Dualmode models automatically connect in ITU V.90 mode, K56flex mode, 33.6 Kbps, or any other ITU International or Bell standard speed to achieve the fastest, most reliable connection possible. They feature reprogrammable Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) and flash memory for downloading updates for all modem code, including DSP and Controller code. All models include Plug and Play for easy installation.

Dualmode faxmodems provide high-quality voice mail when used with a soundcard. They also have both Class 1 14.4 Kbps send/receive fax for convenient printer-quality faxing to any faxmodem or fax machine. You can even "broadcast" your faxes to multiple recipients, schedule fax transmission, or forward them to another number.

All Zoom Dualmode models include V.80 capability for compatibility with H.324 Standard point-to-point videotelephony over regular phone lines and also support H.323 Internet applications including video conferencing.

The 56Kv model also has built-in Zoom/Video live-motion color video capture hardware and a Zoom/Video Cam jack, so you can just plug in a Zoom/Video Cam digital camera (sold separately). The Zoom/Video Cam provides high-quality, full-color video and still image capture, which can be transmitted over standard phone lines or the Internet, or used in desktop publishing or Web design applications.** You can record and send video mail complete with a "player" application, which enables it to be viewed by any recipient without special video hardware or software.

Additional features of all Dualmode models include Distinctive Ring*** support to automatically route voice, fax and data calls, and ZoomGuard lightning protection. ZoomGuard provides superior protection against lightning, the number one cause of modem failure. ZoomGuard is not only better than the "varistor" protection found on other modems, but it also outperforms most stand-alone surge protectors.

The Zoom/FaxModem Dualmode models are made and supported by Zoom Telephonics, Inc., and backed by Zoom's outstanding seven year warranty.

Model Summary

2919-00-00L 56K Dualmode internal for PC. Includes COMMUNICATE! LITE, Exterminator Anti-Virus, Jasc Inc. Paint Shop Pro SE, and Boxtop iVisit Internet conferencing software for Windows.
2822 56Kv Dualmode internal for PC. Includes all features of Model 2919, plus onboard video capture and a video jack for plugging in a Zoom/Video Cam (Model 1575) full-color live-motion digital camera. Includes COMMUNICATE! LITE, Exterminator Anti-Virus, Jasc Inc. Paint Shop Pro SE, and Boxtop iVisit Internet conferencing software for Windows.
2949-00-00L 56Kx Dualmode external for PC. Features extended status reporting with 14 LEDs. Includes COMMUNICATE! LITE, Exterminator Anti-Virus, Jasc Inc. Paint Shop Pro SE, and Boxtop iVisit Internet conferencing software for Windows.
2945-00-00L 56Kx Dualmode external for Macintosh. Features extended status reporting with 14 LEDs.Includes fax/data/voice software.


Data Speeds

300 to 56,000 bps receive/33,600 send with auto-negotiation of V.90 or K56flex. Software upgradeable controller and digital signal processor for easy upgrades.

300 to 33,600 bps full-duplex supporting all international ITU and Bell standards

Data Compression

V.42bis and MNP 5 for increased data throughput up to 230,400 bps for compressible data. Top speed may be limited by computer serial port speed and cable length.

Fax Speeds

300 to 14,400 bps; Group 3, Class 1

Standards Supported

Data: V.90, K56flex, V.34, V.32bis, V.32,V.22bis, V.22 A/B, V.22, V.23, V.21, Bell 103/212A

Fax: V.33, V.29, V.17, V.27ter, V.21 channel 2

Compression: V.42bis, MNP5

Error Control: V.42, MNP 2-4

Plug and Play

AT and extended AT command set compatible

V.80 and VRPI for H.324 point-to-point videophone compatibility**

H.323 for videoconferencing over the Internet and other networks**


Supports programmable duration DTMF (touchtone) and rotary (pulse) dialing, Auto-answer, and Call progress tone detection (dial tones, busy, ring, etc.)

I/O Addresses Supported (internal models)

COM 1 through 8

IRQ 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12

Phone Interface

Two standard (RJ-11) telephone jacks for telephone and line connections

Installation Specifications

Plug and Play compatible for automatic configuration with Windows 95 or later computers.

Internal models are Plug and Play or jumper-selectable for Windows NT (excluding 3.51 with RAS applications), 3.11, 3.1 DOS and other operating systems.

Voice Mail (requires soundcard)

High-quality voice storage and playback, Easy message review, Multiple private voice mailboxes, Password protection

Video Specifications**

Includes V.80 and VRPI synchronous modes for point-to-point videotelephony

H.324 and H.323 compatible

56Kv model includes on-board video support and jack for ZoomCam; ZoomCam requires Windows 95/98, and uses one IRQ and one DMA channel

Operating Systems Supported

Windows 95 or later, 3.1, 3.11, Windows NT (excluding 3.51 with RAS applications), DOS, and MacOS

Regulatory Approvals

FCC Parts 15B and 68
Industry Canada
CE Approved

Serial Interface

Internal models have high-speed 16550 UART for faster data throughput. External models plug into serial port (RS-232C)

Power Supply Cube (external only)

120 VAC, 60 Hz input; 9 VDC, 600 mA nominal output (UL Listed)

Physical Specifications

Internal models fit standard ISA slot
External model is 5.25 in. x 6.5 in. x 1.5 in.


Seven years

* 56K provides speeds significantly higher than 33,600 bps for over 80% of local phone lines. Typical speeds range between 42 and 54 Kbps (the current limit set by the FCC).

** Sound with video requires a soundcard with microphone input, ITU H.323-compliant software for Internet or network applications including video conferencing, H.324-compliant software for point-to-point videotelephony over regular phone lines, and the appropriate computer and operating system to run the application. Real-time video requires compatible softrware at both ends and a P133 or faster PC. Video mail requires a P90 or faster PC. When installing the Zoom/Video Cam you will need a second available interrupt, an available DMA channel, and Windows 95 or later.

*** Requires Distinctive Ring support from local telephone company.

Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
207 South Street
Boston, MA 02111
Fax: 617-423-3923
Web Site: www.zoomtel.com
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