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Topic # 4694 18-Aug-2005 03:30
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I have read several posting here about using Audiovox PPC 6600 as a modem through USB and have been able to get it to work successfully. I am now trying to do the same over the infrared port (IrDA) and have not been able to get it to work. Does anyone know if there is a dialer out there for this purpose? Do I need to setup anything additional on my Windows XP machine?

Any help would be appreciated...

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Reply # 18614 18-Aug-2005 08:59
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Welcome to Geekzone.

Not sure if the Audiovox XV6600 comes with WMODEM (the Harrier version on Telecom New Zealand does), but you can select IrDA as the Connection Type on WMODEM. You can then point the Pocket PC IR port to your IR adapter and the PC will detect a new modem and ask for drivers.

At this stage I haven't tested this - I haven't seem the IR drivers - but you could try using a Standard Modem driver and see if it connects.

The most practical way is using Bluetooth, and what I use most.

However, the easiest way to connect is using a minisync cable. With the USB driver and WMODEM the XV6600 will work very well, on a faster connection and will recharge at the same time - beats Bluetooth in speed and power always on.




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Reply # 18615 18-Aug-2005 09:02
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I didn't have any luck getting IrDA to work on a Harrier. Even if it did work the speed would be no better than serial (115kbps). Definately USB (cable/cradle) or Bluetooth is the way to go.

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