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TrendNet TFM-561U 56K USB 2.0 Modem (Internet, Telephone, Fax)

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TrendNet TFM-561U 56K USB 2.0 Modem (Internet, Telephone, Fax)
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TrendNet TFM-561U 56K USB 2.0 Modem 
Minimum: $ 14.00 
Maximum: $ 26.68  
Updated: 11/06/2016 19:12

Review of Linux Compatibility

The TFM-561U is a 65K modem, which is connected to the USB port. The manufacturer explicitly mentions the Linux compatibility of the device.

The TFM-561U has the USB ID 0572:1329

Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0572:1329 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc.

If the modem is connected to the USB-Port the Linux kernel (kernel version 3.1) recognized the device automatically:

usb 5-1: new full speed USB device number 3 using uhci_hcd
usb 5-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0572, idProduct=1329
usb 5-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 5-1: Product: USB Modem
usb 5-1: Manufacturer: Conexant
usb 5-1: SerialNumber: 24680246
cdc_acm 5-1:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device
usbcore: registered new interface driver cdc_acm
cdc_acm: USB Abstract Control Model driver for USB modems and ISDN adapters

and created the device file /dev/ttyACM0, which is used to access the modem:

>> minicom /dev/ttyACM0
Welcome to minicom 2.4

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