Hayes-compatible

Hayes-compatible

(communications)
A description of a modem which understands the same set of commands as one made by Hayes.

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The market stabilized around the Hayes-compatible standard, and pretty soon, if you wanted to check CompuServe or MCI Mail or remotely log in to your company network, you needed a Hayes-compatible modem.
The following equipment is needed to use the Inside CD-ROM service: a 386 IBM or compatible PC with 512 KB of available RAM, approximately 5 MB of hard disk space, a CD-ROM player and controller card with Microsoft Extensions-compatible device driver, DOS version 3.1 or greater, a Hayes-compatible modem, access to a telecommunications network, and access to a printer and fax machine (optional).
User hardware/software requirements for remote access include a DOS compatible microcomputer with a minimum of 25 MHz, 386 processor (66 MHz, 486 processor or higher recommended); 15 MB available on the hard drive or network for installation; 4 MB of RAM (8 mega-bytes or higher very recommended); MS-DOS 5.0 or higher; Windows 3.1 or higher (fully compatible with Windows 95 and Windows NT); a Hayes-compatible modem (9600 baud or higher recommended); and any printer (laser is highly recommended).
The hardware must be Hayes-compatible, and the faster the baud rate, the better.
The services provided are digitally coded voice, fax at 2,400 bits per second and data communication at 2,400 bits per second by means of an RS232 Hayes-compatible personal-computer (PC) interface.
Electronic transfer also will require a phone line and a 2400bps-or-faster, Hayes-compatible modem.
To use the software, a submitter needs an IBM PC or compatible with a Hayes-compatible modem.
This on-line personal investing program is a DOS-based sofeware product that runs on IBM or 100% compatible computers that have at least 64D K of memory and a Hayes-compatible modern.
The stored data is saved in ASCII files and can be transmitted directly to a DOS computer via a keyboard wedge interface, an in-line serial wedge interface for RS-232 serial ASCII terminals, a standard serial interface or a Hayes-compatible modem interface.
The only requirement for industry is that the facility have an IBM-compatible AT class microcomputer, MS or PC DOS (version 3.0 or better), a color (EGA/VGA) or monochrome monitor, and a 2400 baud Hayes-compatible modern.
A Hayes-compatible modem is required for both versions of the program while a printer is optional.
A buzzword to watch for is "Hayes-compatible," which is desirable if you're hooking your modem to an IBM or IBM clone.