[mythtv-users] OT: Cable Modems...

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Sep 26 02:33:49 UTC 2007

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 08:42:02PM -0500, Meatwad wrote:
>>> Does anyone still use T-delivered Frame relay any more (as opposed to a
>>> 56K line)?
>> You betchya. There's a company in California that still makes Bell 202A 
>> plugs to monitor components of oil and gas pipelines/plants.
> 1200bps modems are actually useful *because they can lock up in about a
> second*.
> They're popular for paging systems, among other things.

Wonder what they use on those ATMs (bank machine, not a network
protocol) that use dialups? I read somewhere that folks were putting
recorders on the lines but I suspect that's apocryphal.


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