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Modem:

1) A device (modulator/demodulator) that allows computer information to be sent over a telephone line.

2) Equipment that converts digital signals into analog signals for purpose of transmission over a telephone line. Signal is then converted back to digital form so that it can be processed by a receiving computer. Modems are typically used to link computers via telephone lines. ...
3) Acronym for MODulator/DEModulator. A device that transforms digital signals from the computer into electrical impulses for transmission over telephone lines, and does the reverse in reception.
4) A modem (from modulate and demodulate) is a device that modulates an analog carrier signal to encode digital information, and also demodulates such a carrier signal to decode the transmitted information. A device that transmits digital data in tones over a phone line.

IN GENERAL IT IS A DEVICE TO CONNECT THE COMPUTER TO THE INTERNET.

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Sammy

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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