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Hayes Optima 336 PC Card

hayes optima 336 pc card

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Your office is where you rest your laptop computer. Portability and reliability are necessary qualities in your office equipment. Hayes credit-card sized OPTIMA PC Card modems with a cable offering the ultimate in portability and reliability for laptop computer users. Transfer files up to 230,400 bit/s, over a megabyte a minute.

Hayes OPTIMA PC Cards

Transfer files lightning fast, over a megabyte a minute. Connect directly to a standard phone line with EZjack pop-out connector. Auto-idle mode extends PC battery life. Includes data/FAX communications software. Count on Hayes reliability and experienced technical support.

Features and Specifications
Hayes OPTIMA PC Card Modems - provide features that can help you get the most out of your modem communications.

Lightning Fast - With implementation of 8x throughput using a unique data compression algorithm, the 336 modem can transfer files up to 230,400 bit/s.

Reliable - Advanced engineering and quality tested. Auto- idle mode extends PC battery life.

Flash Memory - Allows for fast and easy feature upgrades.

Power Smart - Conserve PC battery life with power smart auto-idle mode.

Advanced Features

  • An onboard enhanced UART allows for maximum throughput during high-speed transmissions
  • Hot Swapping allows users to insert and remove the modem without having to reboot
  • Flash memory makes it easy to upgrade modem features
  • Credit-Card "bong" tone detection

Everything You Need Is Included
Hayes OPTIMA PC Card modems come with everything you need to get online quickly:

  • Data and FAX communications software
  • Money-saving online communications service offers
  • Phone cable

Communications Standards

  • Hayes Improved Escape Sequence with Guard Time
  • Hayes Standard AT Command Set
  • Supports PCMCIA 2.0 and 2.1
  • Fits Type II, Type III, and Toshiba 16mm slots


  • Class 1 and Class 2 FAX
  • ITU-T V.17 (FAX 14400 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.29 (FAX 9600 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.27ter (FAX 4800 bit/s)


  • ITU-T V.34 (33,600/28,800 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.32bis (14400/12000/7200 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.32 (9600/4800 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.22bis (2400 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.22 (1200 bit/s)
  • ITU-T V.21 (300 bit/s)
  • Industry Standard 212A (1200 bit/s)
  • Industry Standard 103 (300 bit/s)


Error Control -
  • ITU-T V.42
  • MNP 2-4

Data Compression -

  • ITU-T V.42bis (data compression)
  • MNP5 (data compression)

Additional Features -

  • DTE (computer to modem) rates up to 230,400 bit/s
  • Six online-help screens in ROM memory
  • Analog and digital diagnostics
  • Automatic adaptive equalization
  • Power on self-test includes flash memory, RAM and NVRAM
  • Auto dial/answer
  • Power Smart Auto-Idle mode
  • Pulse or touch-tone dialing
  • Full duplex operation


Physical Specifications

  • Interface: RJ-11, PCMCIA Release 2.0 and 2.1 Type II
  • Dimensions: (L) 3.37" x (H) 2.13" x (W) 0.2"
  • Environmental:

      Operating temperature: 0 to 55 C
      Storage temperature: -20 to 65 C
      Humidity: 0% to 95% (non-condensing)


Modem Specifications

  • Receive sensitivity: - 43dbm
  • Transmit Level: - 10 dBm
  • Memory: 64K Flash / 128K RAM
  • Memory Allocation: D000 to D100 by default
  • Operational Voltage Requirements: 250mA @ 5VDC, Idle = 5mA @ 5VDC
  • Maximum Dictionary Size = 6K
  • Max String Length = 32
  • Max DTE Rate = 230,400 bit/s
  • System Requirements:

      IBM PC or compatible with
      PCMCIA Release 2.0 or 2.1 and a Type II, Type III or Toshiba 16mm slot (Software requires a hard drive)

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