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modem eliminator[′mō‚dem ə′lim·ə‚nād·ər]
A device that is used to connect two computers in proximity and that mimics the action of two modems and a telephone line.
modem eliminatorAn earlier term for a cable that connects two computers in close proximity without the need of a modem. See null modem cable and crossover cable.
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It is an RS232 modem eliminator
(modems allow computers to communicate with one another over telephone lines), that permits communication over a limited distance without a pair of synchronised modems.
The interfaces are usually RS-232, so modems or modem eliminators
are needed for distances greater than the standard 50 feet.