Modem/Modem connection (AGAIN)
Posted on 1998-08-25
I was just browsing through some modem problems and I was surprised by some people's statement that you can connect modems without a line/line simulator.
I know how to deal with serial connections, but I have a similar problem that I have to connect two modems. Usually there will be a real phone line in between, but there are cases when I don't have that line. Until now I thought I'd have to buy one of those (expensive) line simulators, but now it seems I should be able to handle it with s/w only.
So here is my question: Is it really possible to communicate modem to modem without telephone hardware in between? What cable do I use (crossed over phone cable?)? What do I have to do on the s/w side (I saw a AT command there ...)?
Please do not start the discussion again IF it's possible, only comments HOW to do it! Trust me, I never thought it would be possible.