Re: NTLK Hayes Optima 33.6k fax modem, Newtscape, etc...

From: Steve Weyer (
Date: Sat Feb 19 2000 - 06:34:11 EST

>Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 09:14:09 EST
>Hello fello Newtoneers,
>I just got my hands on a Hayes Optima 33.6k fax modem with XJACK connection.
>Does anyone know where I can download a .pkg for this modem for use on my
>MP130? Or if not available, what modem type should I choose to get up and
>running? I don't
>think the built in default Apple Modem selection will do much for me (and my
>only other option is the built in USR Sportster selection that came with my

there are modem links in the FAQ:

>Also, I am ready to do some browsing. I have been reading up on this Newt's
>Cape product and it looks like that is what I need. I am a bit confused with
>which version I should get. What version should I get if I have an MP 130
>with OS2.0??
>Should I get version 1.5a or 1.5N or 1.5-2?? I need some guidance!!

I'd suggest getting the latest public 2.0 beta (2.0r-2). sorry about the
confusion about versions -- one of these days after current betas
stablilize just a little bit more, I plan to remove a lot of old versions.
2.0r-2 has a 45 day expiration, so you might want to wait until you've got
your modem working. (the 1.5-2 version has no expiration, but is missing
>2 years of bug fixes)

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