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5.0 out of 5 stars Works Flawlessly
This device worked perfectly from the first time I used it. It comes with it's own fax app but I found the built-in Microsoft Fax and Scan app to be very easy to use so that's what I've been using. I've used this modem for approximately 2 months and have sent about 30 faxes during that time. It's worked perfectly every time.
Published on June 27 2011 by mustang_dan

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3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job
New computer didn't have a built-in modem so this works with dial-up, plus you can send a fax if you wish. I found the writeup a little misleading as it seemed that the modem would allow you to stay on the internet and answer the phone while still connected. You do need to purchase a package that would allow this from your telephone company for this to happen. If the...
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works Flawlessly, June 27 2011
This review is from: TRENDnet TFM-561U 56K USB 2.0 Phone, Internet and Fax Modem (White) (Personal Computers)
This device worked perfectly from the first time I used it. It comes with it's own fax app but I found the built-in Microsoft Fax and Scan app to be very easy to use so that's what I've been using. I've used this modem for approximately 2 months and have sent about 30 faxes during that time. It's worked perfectly every time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, May 20 2013
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New computer didn't have a built-in modem so this works with dial-up, plus you can send a fax if you wish. I found the writeup a little misleading as it seemed that the modem would allow you to stay on the internet and answer the phone while still connected. You do need to purchase a package that would allow this from your telephone company for this to happen. If the modem actually did this internally, it would be a five-star item. All in all, I'm pleased.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Windows Faxing Services - good to go., June 3 2013
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It's not clearly stated, but this modem is a pure hardware device, and requires no specific installation of any driver or software. Operation is built into most operating systems, and works even through port pass-through to virtual instances.

I haven't had a chance to do any long term evaluation, but it's operating fine after a few weeks. with no unexpected behaviour or problems.
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5.0 out of 5 stars dead simple, Jan. 6 2012
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Finally. A product living up to its hype. This modem's accompanying disc made installation a snap. I've the computer savvy of a newborn, but had the modem operating in mere moments. First rate product - at an easy-to-to-take price.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Mainly good, March 14 2015
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Item is as I expected it would be,since I owned a similar one from another company,which didn't last long.I'm on a Dialup connection where I get 32 kbPs speed on my desktop computer,whereas I get 26 KbPs with this external modem.When the modem starts it makes an awful screechy noise.which I hope can be remedied somehow! Time will tell.I was impressed with Amazon's efficiency in keeping me informed when item shipped right up to delivery in my mail box.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simple and reliable, March 29 2014
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My new laptop doesn't have fax modem built-in card, however I sometimes need to send/receive faxes (still emails not always accepted). The only solution I considered is fax-via-USB converter. After analyzing different products of this type I came to the conclusion that this is what I need for the following reasons:
1. Price
2. Relatively compact so I can take with no problems it to my trips.
3. Nice look.
I got it and checked. Installation was simple and obvious. It started to work without problems. So I am satisfied. The only negative thing that I think about is USB connector. It is not mini/micro USB.
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5.0 out of 5 stars It is what it is, Feb. 15 2014
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Requires as little configuration as could be expected, if you need a USB modem that's what this is. Little pricey.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Does the Trick, Jan. 26 2014
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Works well with my USB 3.0 port settings, unlike the older version. I does occasionally go into a strange state where it needs to be unplugged and plugged in again. I just have it near an accessible USB port so it's not much of an inconvenience. I suspect a driver issue.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Small, inexpensive, easy to use, Nov. 25 2013
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This fax/modem work as it should be. Very happy with it. It was very easy to configure. Tried to send fax with no problem.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Handy, Aug. 23 2013
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Works great very pleased. I have to use dial up at my cottage and it sure does the trick. Great price.
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