what is this NCR modem? what did it go to?
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Nov 27 13:56:32 CST 2017
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 wrote:
> > 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
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