From: Mike Paull (mike.paull_at_optusnet.com.au)
Date: 2004-02-09 04:08:37
Commodore Modems - C1660 and C1670Hi Nick, Well being that the C1660 is a 300 baud modem i'm not sure you'll find any BBSs that support such a low rate, you might be lucky. I couldn't find a simple list of Australian BBS numbers to try, however the Fidonet BBS network still exists and maintains files with details on their members BBSs. Have a look at http://www.z3.fidonet.org/ The 1670 is a hayes compatible modem so there can be a few things that could cause it to do that. I'd get into terminal mode and issue an AT&F ( reset to factory default ) and then an ATX4 ( recognise dialtone, busy signal etc ) and finally try dialing your BBS number with ATDT <phonenumber> If that doesn't work, try ATX3 Mike -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of email@example.com Sent: Friday, 6 February 2004 7:13 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: RE: Commodore Modems - C1660 and C1670 Hi All >>Anyway, you won't cause any exchange meltdowns :) Ok, so no melt downs... but I did have some problems... I had both a C1660 and a C1670 to try. The C1660 did most of the right things. I was using the "Common Sense" software (which by the way makes no sense to me... boy, telecommunications was horrible back then....) and it worked fine with respect to dialling out, waiting etc... but I had no real BBS number to actually connect to. Then I tried the C1670.... even with the latest version (which is meant to be 1670 compatible) it refused to give me the dial option. So I tried some other software, FAST-TERM which were supposed to be 1670 compatible. These worked as far as waiting for the dial tone, then dialing the number, but rather than waiting for an answer they immediately show "CONNECT" without. I mucked around with the jumpers (3 jumper model) but no change... I'm guessing the US version of the C1670 modem cannot detect the Australian "ringing tone", either wrong frequency or to soft... does anyone know? I did have to re-solder a connector to the board, but as dialling works I figure everything is properly soldered? Any thoughts / suggestions welcome - Nick - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your Engineering Solutions Provider http://www.orbeng.com.au/orbital/engineeringServices/engServices.htm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The contents of this email (including any attachments) may be privileged and confidential. Any unauthorised use of the contents is expressly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please advise us immediately (you can contact us by telephone on +61 8 9441 2311 by reverse charge) and then permanently delete this email together with any attachments. We appreciate your co-operation. Whilst Orbital endeavours to take reasonable care to ensure that this email and any attachments are free from viruses or other defects, Orbital does not represent or warrant that such is explicitly the case (C) 2003: Orbital Engine Company (Australia) PTY LTD and its affiliates Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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