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User Opinions: Thinmodem

ashmanI love it

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I've had absolutely no problems with mine, using it on my Visor Platinum. I downloaded the latest driver software, which allows it to run at 56k and has a flash memory program so that you can use what you want in the modem's internal memory. Great piece of work!

edhensleypoor quality

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I tried 2 units, both bad. each unit was purchased from a different store. One wouldnt dial out, the other wouldnt test.


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I bought the Thinmodem when it came with BrowseIt 1.0 and the MultiMail demo-not the best combo to showcase the modem. I immediately downloaded Eudora 2.0. Well, 2 modem updates later it's a great modem for the Visor and the included software is very much improved. The modem has not been without it's quirks but the tech support has been top notch. Considering that this modem is an all new design, not a scaled down laptop modem, it's downright amazing. If you are looking for a duplicate of your desktop, however, no Palm OS software will come close. However, this modem is very good.

AnonymousToo flimsy for my taste, and it didnt work

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I bought it, inserted it, didnt hear the beeps or see anything, and took it back to the store and exchanged it for another. Same thing. Damn thing didnt work. Exchanged it for the Xircom and it works fine. I think its a little to flimsy. I dont understand why it needed the bigass box and then they package the damn thing in the top corner to bounce around.

KaiShould have waited

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Arggg... Should have waited. now they have the 8 mb and modem combo for $30 more. Could really use the extra memory. =o)

HubertGreat product !

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This small device is a great product. There's enough good and cheap software around to give the user a fair alternative to the bundled demos. And the possibility to install one's preferred software in flash memory is real nice.

KCGreat Little Modem

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This Modem is great. It's pretty fast, and perfect for keeping in touch on the road. Works as well as the Handspring Modem but it's half the size. A good buy.


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This modem is perfect for anyone who wants to use their Handspring Visor Online. It upgrades to 56k, you can use the extra 500k of storage on the modem to store other apps, and it is VERY light-weight. You can also purchase a seperate cord from cardaccess to use ANY length phone line with this modem, instead of the 6ft one included. Also, people that complain about battery usage should look at the battery AFTER they unplug the modem, not while they are using it. Anyway, I give it a 10/10 =)


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I love it. I wish that there was more memory, though. And battery life could be better, but this is just me and my perfectionist self. Setup was easy and being able to replace on board apps is a good thing. Nice price, and very small. I don't like the dongle, but I don't want to wait for a modem that doesn't use one and is a standard-sized module

KamieNJimWorks for me!

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Perfect for its design purpose and traveling. I wanted something I could access my AOL email when traveling. With AOL's Anywhere 2.0, I didn't need the applications that came with the Thinmodem (although I will probable play with the Browse-it when I find some free time). I just popped it in, dialed the local AOL number, and I was there. Simple as that. The size is perfect. I would recommend you buy the $5.00 female dongle accessory. That way, you don't have to crawl and find a phone outlet and it travels better. It's well worth the money.

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Product Details
Name: Thinmodem
Company: Card Access
Size: 2 1/8" x 2" x 11/32"
Weight: 0.5 oz. (2.0 oz. w/ cable)
Memory: 18K on Visor when inserted
Hard Cover Compatible: Yes
Price: $119.95

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