This hardware-based 56k USB fax modem lets you access the internet through a dial-up service, when broadband connections are not available. The compact 56k modem is powered through USB, making it a perfect accessory to have on hand when you're traveling with your laptop or need to have a backup connection to the internet for your desktop.
Reliable and versatile internet connectivity
You can use this versatile USB modem as a backup internet connection, for traveling to remote locations, or in rural areas where broadband connections are not available. It supports transfer rates up to 56Kbps (data) and 14.4Kbps (fax) and is compatible with the latest transmission standards (V.92, V.90, and so on).
The controller-based modem uses on-chip processing to deliver dial-up access without taxing your computer's performance, saving your system's resources and minimizing the load on the CPU.
Send and receive faxes from your computer
The USB modem also enables your laptop or desktop computer to function like a fax machine, capable of sending and receiving faxes. It supports the latest fax transmission modes, providing fax transfer rates at 14.4Kbps.
With a compact and lightweight design, the USB modem is portable, tucking easily into your laptop bag or travel case. It's powered through the USB host connection, making it fast and easy to connect without requiring an external power adapter.
The USB56KEMH2 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Connector(s) Connector Type(s) RJ-11 Environmental Humidity 10~90% RH Operating Temperature 0oC to 60oC (32oF to 140oF) Storage Temperature -10oC to 70oC (14oF to 158oF) Hardware Bus Type USB 2.0 Chipset ID Conexant - CX93010-21Z Ports 1 Indicators LED Indicators Data OH Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.3 lb] Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 56 Kbps Down
36.6 Kbps Up
14.4 Kbps Fax Modulation Modem Modulation:
ITU-T V.92 / V.90, V.34, V.32bis, V.32, V.22bis, V.22, V.23, V.21 Bell 212A and Bell 103
V.17, V.29, V.27 Ter, V.21 channel 2
V.44, V.42bis and MNP 5
Type and Rate USB 1.1 - 12 Mbit/s Physical Characteristics Color Black Product Height 20 mm [0.8 in] Product Length 77 mm [3 in] Product Weight 0 kg [0.1 lb] Product Width 27 mm [1.1 in] Software OS Compatibility Windows(R) 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows(R) Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS 10.9 to 10.10
Linux kernel 3.16 to 4.4 (LTS Versions Only) What's in the Box Included in Package driver CD quick-start guide RJ11 cable USB 56K modem