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International 56K PC Card Modem w/GSM Capability - Overview
General information
The International PC Card Modem with GSM capability combines ITU-T standard analog data/fax modem functions and digital GSM cellular capability in one PCMCIA card. In addition to V.34 data and V.17 fax standard support, the modem also includes K56 protocol. The GSM capability is available through the purchase of an upgrade pack for any of the supported GSM cellular phones.
  • ISDN (with upgrade), Analog (PSTN) and Digital (GSM) capability
  • Flash upgrades to the 56K ITU-T standard
  • Features tamper-resistent packaging
  • Internet Connection Package
Warranty: 5 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange

One box containing
  • 56Kbps Data/Fax modem Kit
  • Driver diskette
  • PCMCIA to RJ11 cable
  • Country-unique connector where applicable
  • User's Guide
  • Application software on CD-ROM Data/Fax application software
  • Internet Connection with Netscape Navigator 3.0
Marketing and FRU part numbers
Canada, United States...
Marketing part number -> 02K4280
FRU part number -> 02K4279

New Zealand...
Marketing part number -> 10L7377
FRU part number -> 10L7376

Marketing part number -> 10L7371
FRU part number -> 10L7370

Marketing part number -> 01K1251
FRU part number -> 02K4214

Marketing part number -> 01K1250
FRU part number -> 02K4213

Marketing part number -> 10L7374
FRU part number -> 10L7373

Marketing part number -> 10L7350
FRU part number -> 10L7349

Marketing part number -> 01K1239
FRU part number -> 02K4210

Marketing part number -> 01K1248
FRU part number -> 02K4211

Marketing part number -> 01K1249
FRU part number -> 02K4212

Marketing part number -> 01K1253
FRU part number -> 02K4216

Marketing part number -> 02K4200
FRU part number -> 02K4217

Marketing part number -> 02K4201
FRU part number -> 02K4218

Marketing part number -> 10L7309
FRU part number -> 10L7311

Marketing part number -> 10L7312
FRU part number -> 10L7314

Marketing part number -> 10L7357
FRU part number -> 10L7354

Marketing part number -> 10L7380
FRU part number -> 10L7379

Marketing part number -> 01K1252
FRU part number -> 02K4215

GSM and ISDN upgrade packs are sold separately and are available to customers through PSION-DACOM by calling:
Europe: 44 (0) 1908 261686
US: 1-800-978-369-0655

Additional part numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities:

Associated FRU Part Number(s):
World Wide: PCMCIA to RJ11 Cable FRU part number-> 10L7361. Option part number is 10L7360.

Product dates
Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand...
Announce Date-> 28 Apr 1998
Planned Availability Date-> 8 May 1998
Withdrawal Date-> 8 May 2001
Effective Withdrawal Date-> 22 May 2001

Italy, France, Ireland, Norway, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Finland, Austria...
Announce Date-> 28 Apr 1998
Planned Availability Date-> 28 Apr 1998
Withdrawal Date-> 8 May 2001
Effective Withdrawal Date-> 22 May 2001

Technical specifications
Performance specifications as known at time of announcement:
Bus interface: PCMCIA Type II

Cellular communications: GSM

Data compression:
MNP 5, ITU-T V.42bis

Data rates: 0.3Kbps, 1.2Kbps, 2.4Kbps, 4.8Kbps, 7.2Kbps, 9.6Kbps, 14.4Kbps (data), 14.4Kbps (fax), 28.8Kbps (data), 33.6Kbps (data), 53Kbps (max download speed)

Error control:
ITU-T V.42, MNP 2-4, MNP 10

Maximum throughput: 56Kbps

Supported protocols:
  • Belgium National
  • Bell 212A, Bell 103
  • French National
  • Group 3 fax Class 1
  • ITU-T V.17, ITU-T V.21, ITU-T V.22, ITU-T V.22bis, ITU-T V.23, ITU-T V.27ter, ITU-T V.29, ITU-T V.32, ITU-T V.32bis, ITU-T V.34 annex (33.6Kbps), ITU-T V.34 (upgradable to 56K ITU standards)
  • Multilink PPPV.110/X.25
  • National ISDN NI-1
  • PPP
  • Swedish National 1
Supported standards: EUROISDN, Hayes AT command

Cellular phone compatibility:
  • Alcatel
  • AEG Matra Nortel
  • NEC
  • Nokia
  • Panasonic
Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: * lbs (.032 kg)
Height: * inches (5.000 mm)
Width: * inches (54.000 mm)
Depth: * inches (85.600 mm)

Operating temperature:
  • low of 0 degrees Celsius to a high of 40 degrees Celsius
Agency approvals:
  • CUL
  • FCC Class B - Part 15/68
  • IEC-950
  • UL
ENERGY STAR-Compliant: *. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware requirements
  • ThinkPad 310
  • ThinkPad 315
  • ThinkPad 365E/ED/X/XD
  • ThinkPad 380
  • ThinkPad 385
  • ThinkPad 560
  • ThinkPad 600
  • ThinkPad 760E/ED/EL/ELD/XD/XL
  • ThinkPad 765
  • ThinkPad 770
Hardware requirements for other systems:
Systems that accept PCMCIA 2.1, Type II PC cards.

Supported operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 3.11
  • Windows 95
  • Windows NT 4.0


  • 56K Flex modems are designed to be capable of receiving data at up to 56Kbps from a 56K Flex compatible service provider, and transmitting data at up to 33.6Kbps. Public Networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
  • The modem can run under DOS or OS/2 but the country selector code does not.
Supported software: Not Applicable

Other: None

Document Note(s):
  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date the products will have been withdrawn from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly.

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Document ID : PD005626
Legacy Document ID : VLAR-3TXUFJ
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