Save this item to a new parts list. In the company introduced the Smartmodem Ultra 96 , which offered both v. When they moved to the Smartmodem , they simply extended the set further, using the same syntax. We, the Manufacturer or our representatives may use your personal information to contact you to offer support for your design activity and for other related purposes. This page was last edited on 20 November , at

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No new funding could be found, and in the company assets were liquidated. The Accura modems are set to auto-detect either standard and adjust themselves accordingly. As hayew result of this shift, there was no real need to limit the user to the speed of the long-distance lines, giving the Bell companies flexibility in terms of what to install at the user’s site.

But it was not long before hobbyists were able to combine the Smartmodem with new software to create the first real bulletin board systems BBSes hqyes, which created significant market demand. Some popular computers, like the Ataridid not even integrate internal slots.

An effort was started to move into the market for ADSL and cable moxembut this was a multi-year effort during a period when USR increasingly took over the market. In the early s a hsyes of greatly cost-reduced high-performance modems were released by competitors, notably the SupraFAXModemwhich eroded price points in the market. Hayes was no exception; the company introduced its v.

This review concerns only the external model for reasons that will become apparent.


Save to an existing parts list Save to a new parts list. Robotics USR and Telebit to meet market demand with faster products. Such modems had access to the computer’s main memory, and by dedicating certain memory locations or registers to various status readouts or commands, software programs running on the computer could control the modem. Soon there were literally hundreds of similar models on the market, and Rockwell’s competitors also rushed in with similar chipsets of their own.


Hayes started producing similar products at a “hobby level” in his kitchen in April with his friend and co-worker, Dale Heatherington. Through all these tests the Accura external maintained a rock-solid connection. In the end, only two non-modem devices were added to the line.

However, while the pin connector on the modem side had more than enough pins for this purpose even some meant for this purposethe computer side often used a much smaller 9-pin connector, and equally often many of these pins were not actually connected or accessible from software.

At the time of its introduction, the modem market was fairly small, and competitors generally ignored the Smartmodem.

There were optional systems to dial the phone or pick it up, but these were generally implemented as separate devices also intended to be used on one end of the connection or the other. Retrieved from ” https: The Accura 56K loaded web pages much more crisply than the average Hayes Microcomputer Products was a U. However, existing modems were simply too expensive and difficult to use or be practical for most users.

Hayes Accura V.90/K56Flex Internal and External Data/Fax Modems

The Accura does not have an external volume control. While it would have been possible to use some of these pins for the sort of command-switching they needed the “ready” indications, for example, would have sufficed Heatherington instead 56, up with the idea of using a rarely seen sequence of characters for this duty. Save to parts list Save to parts list.

Hayes realized that nodem in the telephone networks would eventually render the modem, in its current form, obsolete.


Hayes Technical Support: ACCURA V/V 56K External

The driver issue may prove a problem on some systems and the unblinking “CD” led is an annoyance. Hayes left the Georgia Institute of Technology in the mids to work at an early data communications company, National Data Corp, a company that handled electronic money transfers and credit card authorizations. Windows then reported finding a “Lucent Venus Modem” and asked for drivers for that device.

In they merged with Access Beyonda builder of ISP rack-mount modems and terminal serversand changed the company name again, this time to Hayes Communications.

Please select an existing parts list. Defunct computer companies of the United States Defunct computer hardware companies Modems Telecommunications equipment vendors Computer companies established in Electronics companies established in Manufacturing companies established in Manufacturing companies disestablished in Companies that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Companies that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in An external modem cable is not included with the unit.

In an attempt at diversification in January it had acquired most of the assets of local area network software developer Waterloo Microsystems Inc of Waterloo, Ontario and belatedly entered the operating system OS market in June with LANstep, a network OS for small offices, but this was subsequently abandoned in in the face of stiff competition particularly from Novell NetWare.

In order to filter out these “accidental” sequences, Heatherington’s design only switched to command mode if the sequence was led and followed by a one-second pause, the guard timein which no other data were sent.