On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 12:54 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
On 11/27/2017 11:15 AM, Alan Frisbie via cctalk
Back in those days you could not connect anything
directly to the
lines -- you had to use the telco-supplied DAA
(kaching!) or an acoustic
coupler. I don't know if this modem can be connected directly to a
line without a DAA.
I think the asking price is totally unrealistic unless you are a rabid
collector of NCR gear.
This particular unit seems to have a Mickey-mouse type of
coupler--receiver and transmitter connected by a cord. I never did
figure out how one was supposed to use this with, say, a Trimline phone.
I guess the answer was "you don't").
You don't. Acoustic Coupled modems were always the standard handset or