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Global Village external TelePort USB 56K fax/modem

Boca Research, Inc's Global Village external TelePort USB 56K fax/modem for Macintosh computers features a new translucent form factor that closely emulates the color scheme of Apple's minitower G3 computers. The TelePort modem is compatible with Apple computers that have USB ports.

"We are positioned to continue providing Macintosh users with the latest fastest communications technology that will always be easy-to-use and thoroughly supported," said Dennis Gallinat, vice president of marketing at Boca Research. " The TelePort USB 56K is yet another example of executing cutting-edge technology with a beautiful new design."

The modem comes bundled with the award winning GlobalFax fax software. (GlobalFax software is also sold separately for iMacs and PowerBooks and minitowers using Apple's internal modem) The TelePort USB 56K supports GlobalFax's passive voice/fax call sensing feature that is not found on Apple's modems.

Need to use your USB port for another device - just hotswap the modem out and the new device in. The TelePort USB 56K modem does not require a power cord as it obtains its power from the USB bus.

Global Village also manufactures an internal Teleport 56K modem for G3 minitower computers.

Both modems use the V.90 communications standard.

In a recent review Macworld gave the Global Village Teleport USB 56K modem 4 1/2 mice out of a possible 5, praising the excellent fax software bundled with the modem and the ease with which the modem is installed.

TelePort USB 56K modem MSRP: $139 (currently there is a $40 rebate for this modem 10/6) .......... Check for lowest price

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Essential Facts

System Requirements:

  • Any new Power Macintosh G3, iMac or Macintosh computer with USB port
  • System software version 7.1 or later
  • Minimum 4MB RAM Minimum 8MB hard disk space
  • Standard analog phone line


  • Internet access speeds Up to 56,000 bps
  • Data modem transmission speeds Full duplex at 33,600 (V.34 annex 12), 28,800, 14,400, 9600, 4800, 2400, 1200 and 300 bps
  • Data compression V.42bis, MNP5
  • Fax speeds 14,400, 12,000, 9600, 7200, 4800 and 2400 bps Fax standards Group 3 compatible, V.17, V.29, V.27ter, EIA-578 service, Class 1 commands
  • Upgradability Flash ROM and flash DSP
  • Warranty: Five-year limited warranty


  • TelePort USB 56K fax/modem with attached USB cable
  • TelePort User's Guide
  • Telephone cable
  • CD-ROM with: GlobalFax software and user's guide Setup Helper
  • Global Village Fax Center
  • GlobalFax Sender AT Command Guide
  • Data communications software

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