10 Best USB Modems
for August 2022

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U.S. Robotics USR5637 56K USB Controller Dial-Up External Fax Modem with Voice

USRobotics U.S. Robotics USR5637 56K USB Controller Dial-Up External Fax Modem with Voice

by US Robotics
What We like

Linux 2.4.20 kernel or higher (Unimodem TSP/TAPI compliant)

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Product Features

  • Intel Pentium III 600 MHz or equivalent, 128 MB RAM, 5 MB hard drive space
  • Controller-based modem integrates powerful communications processing functions into the modem itself, for assured performance without sapping processing power.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2/Win 10 /Win 10 64 bit/Server 2012/Win 8/Server 2011/Win 7/Server 2008/Vista/Server 2003/XP/2000 Mac 10.4-10.12

Controller-based modem integrates powerful communications processing functions into the modem itself, for assured performance without sapping processing power. Intel pentium iii 600 mhz or equivalent, 128 mb ram, 5 mb hard drive space Windows server 2012 r2/win 10 /win 10 64 bit/server 2012/win 8/server 2011/win 7/server 2008/vista/server 2003/xp/2000 mac 10.4-10.12

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ZTE MF820B 4G LTE USB Modem (GSM Unlocked) - Retail packaging

ZTE MF820B 4G LTE USB Modem (GSM Unlocked)

Retail packaging

by ZTE
What We like

What does GSM Mean: Service providers that Use SIM Cards for Service like AT&T and T-Mobile as well others that support the Bands listed in Bullet point #2 It will not work On Verizon Or Sprint

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Product Features

  • What Network standards are supported: LTE FDD WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD: download speeds of 100Mbps upload speeds of 50Mbps. As well supports HSDPA: DL 42Mbps UL 5.76Mbps
  • Cheap & easy plug-and-play device You can plug in this modem into any compatible computer Supports operating systems running Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 download the driver install the application and you're good to go

What network standards are supported: lte fdd wcdma, 4g lte fdd: download speeds of 100mbps upload speeds of 50mbps. as well supports hsdpa: dl 42mbps ul 5.76mbps Cheap & easy plug-and-play device you can plug in this modem into any compatible computer supports operating systems running windows xp, vista, windows 7, mac 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 download the driver install the application and you're good to go

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Modem USB 4G LTE Unlocked Huawei E3372 (4G LTE USA Latin & Caribbean) 150 mbps Support External Antenna

Huawei22 Modem USB 4G LTE Unlocked Huawei E3372 (4G LTE USA Latin & Caribbean) 150 mbps Support External Antenna

by Huawei22
What We like

Modem Support 2 External Antenna (not included)

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Product Features

  • (4G: LTE Band 1/2/4/5/7/28 (FDD 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600 MHz) 3G UMTS (850/1900/2100/1700 MHz)
  • 4G LTE Unlocked GSM Carrier Desbloqueados GSM (NOT Verizon Sprint Net10 or Any CDMA Carrier)
  • Modem uses Regular Sim Card Hotspot Service is required. (No sim card or Services included).
  • LTE FDD: Cat4 DL: 150 Mbps / UL: 50 Mbps @20 M BW UMTS: DCHSPA+: 42 / 5.76 Mbps; 21 M / 5.76 Mbps; 14 M / 5.76 M HSUPA: 7.2 M / 5.76 M

Modem uses regular sim card hotspot service is required. (no sim card or services included). (4g: lte band 1/2/4/5/7/28 (fdd 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600 mhz) 3g umts (850/1900/2100/1700 mhz) 4g lte unlocked gsm carrier desbloqueados gsm (not verizon sprint net10 or any cdma carrier) Lte fdd: cat4 dl: 150 mbps / ul: 50 mbps @20 m bw umts: dchspa+: 42 / 5.76 mbps; 21 m / 5.76 mbps; 14 m / 5.76 m hsupa: 7.2 m / 5.76 m

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ZTE MF833V (Customized Version Covering Global Bands) 4G LTE Mobile USB Modem Dongle, an IoT Device.

ZTE MF833V (Customized Version Covering Global Bands) 4G LTE Mobile USB Modem Dongle

an IoT Device.

by ZTE Corporation
What We like

Band: LTE-FDD B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/20/30 UMTS B1/2/4/5/8 GSM 850/900/1800/1900, please check table in pictures for providers SIM card in green.

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Product Features

  • RF chipset WTR2955, 4G LTE Download Speed to 150Mbps and upload speed to 50Mbps (Category 4), Internal antenna
  • Support win10, Win7, Win8, Windows XP, SP3, Vista, Mac OS, Linux. GPRS class B. Modem uses Micro Sim Card. (No sim card or Services included, nano SIM needs an adapter).
  • Qualcomm MDM9X07 chipset, 1.2 GHz. 3FF SIM, 3V SIM card and 1.8V SIM card. Memory(SDRAM/NAND): 128MBytes/256Mbytes. Micro SDHC, 2G~32GByte Capacity, SD 2.0 Class 6

Support win10, win7, win8, windows xp, sp3, vista, mac os, linux. gprs class b. modem uses micro sim card. (no sim card or services included, nano sim needs an adapter). Qualcomm mdm9x07 chipset, 1.2 ghz. 3ff sim, 3v sim card and 1.8v sim card. memory(sdram/nand): 128mbytes/256mbytes. micro sdhc, 2g~32gbyte capacity, sd 2.0 class 6 Rf chipset wtr2955, 4g lte download speed to 150mbps and upload speed to 50mbps (category 4), internal antenna

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HiRO V92 56K External USB Data Fax Dial Up Internet Modem Dual Port Built in Buzzer Truly Plug n Play Driverless Installation Built in Driver Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, 32-bit 64-bit (H50228)

HiRO V92 56K External USB Data Fax Dial Up Internet Modem Dual Port Built in Buzzer Truly Plug n Play Driverless Installation Built in Driver Windows 10

8.1, 8, 7, 32-bit 64-bit (H50228)

by Hiro Inc.
What We like

USB 2.0 plug and play -fast & easy hardware and driver installation - USB powered, no power adapter needed

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Product Features

  • Refer user guide below.
  • Tested on Dell inspiron 3847 Windows 10 home 64-bit -send/receive fax successfully -dial up connection connected to NetZero at 46.6 KBPS
  • Dual RJ-11 phone jack for expansion - dual jack for connecting an additional telephone or answering machine
  • Fax compatibility ITU-T- send & receive rates up to 14.4k BPS, mOh - receive phone call during active internet connection
  • Dual port built in buzzer, compatible with Windows 10, latest Windows OS installation for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, 32-bit, 64-bit

Refer user guide below. Dual port built in buzzer, compatible with windows 10, latest windows os installation for windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, 32-bit, 64-bit Tested on dell inspiron 3847 windows 10 home 64-bit -send/receive fax successfully -dial up connection connected to netzero at 46.6 kbps Dual rj-11 phone jack for expansion - dual jack for connecting an additional telephone or answering machine Fax compatibility itu-t- send & receive rates up to 14.4k bps, moh - receive phone call during active internet connection

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Yosoo Health Gear 4G LTE USB Modem, Wireless USB Network Adapter, Portable WiFi Hotpots Router for Desktop Laptop PC(Without WiFi)

Yosoo Health Gear 4G LTE USB Modem

Wireless USB Network Adapter, Portable WiFi Hotpots Router for Desktop Laptop PC(Without WiFi)

by Yosoo Health Gear
What We like

[Superior Coverage]: Built-in 4G/3G Wi-Fi antenna for optimal coverage and reliability, increased signal strength, allowing you to enjoy reliable wireless connection anytime, anywhere

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Product Features

  • [Easy to Use]: Simply plug the adapter into your computer's USB port to connect wirelessly to the network or create a Hotpots
  • [Noted]: This 4G LTE USB modem needs to be inserted into SIM card(Not Included); It can connect max 10 devices at the same time
  • [Large Memory]: Supports TF memory card expansion up to 32GB (not included)

[noted]: this 4g lte usb modem needs to be inserted into sim card(not included); it can connect max 10 devices at the same time [easy to use]: simply plug the adapter into your computer's usb port to connect wirelessly to the network or create a hotpots [large memory]: supports tf memory card expansion up to 32gb (not included)

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StarTech.com USB 2.0 Fax Modem - 56K External Hardware Dial Up V.92 Modem/ Dongle/Adapter - Computer/Laptop Modem - USB to Telephone Jack - USB Data Modem - Network Fax/ Voice/CMR/POS (USB56KEMH2)

StarTech.com USB 2.0 Fax Modem

56K External Hardware Dial Up V.92 Modem/ Dongle/Adapter, Computer/Laptop Modem, USB to Telephone Jack, USB Data Modem, Network Fax/ Voice/CMR/POS (USB56KEMH2)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

DIAL-UP & FAX SUPPORT: USB 2.0 Fax modem provides data, voice & fax support to computer/laptop via USB | For faxing, rural internet access, voice dialling, security systems, POS credit authorization

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Product Features

  • TECH SPECS: External 56K Modem | Data Fax Voice | USB Type A | 1 x RJ11 Telephone Jack | 56 Kbps Down, 33.6 Kbps Up Data | 14.4 Kbps Fax V.92 | V.44 Compression | Conexant CX93010-21Z | USB Powered
  • HARDWARE SOLUTION: Hardware-driven performance that doesn't put additional load on your CPU | Compatible with: Windows XP, 7, 8/8.1, 10; macOS 10.7 to 10.10; Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2
  • COMPATIBILITY: Data: V.92, V.90, V.34, V.32bis, V.32, V.22bis, V.22, V.23, V.21 Bell 212A & Bell 103 data modes | Fax: V.17, V.29, V.27, V.21 Ch 2, EIA/TIA 578 Class 1 & T.31 Fax Class 1.0 fax modes

Tech specs: external 56k modem | data fax voice | usb type a | 1 x rj11 telephone jack | 56 kbps down, 33.6 kbps up data | 14.4 kbps fax v.92 | v.44 compression | conexant cx93010-21z | usb powered Compatibility: data: v.92, v.90, v.34, v.32bis, v.32, v.22bis, v.22, v.23, v.21 bell 212a & bell 103 data modes | fax: v.17, v.29, v.27, v.21 ch 2, eia/tia 578 class 1 & t.31 fax class 1.0 fax modes Hardware solution: hardware-driven performance that doesn't put additional load on your cpu | compatible with: windows xp, 7, 8/8.1, 10; macos 10.7 to 10.10; windows server 2003, 2008 r2, 2012 r2

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V.TOP External V.92 56K Dial Up USB Fax Modem with RJ11 Cable – Analog Modem Fax to Receive/Send Fax via Fax Machine Compatible for Windows xp / 7/8& Mac OS 10.9 to 10.10

V.TOP External V.92 56K Dial Up USB Fax Modem with RJ11 Cable – Analog Modem Fax to Receive

Send Fax via Fax Machine Compatible for Windows xp, 7, 8& Mac OS 10.9 to 10.10

by VTOP Online Shop
What We like

Note: Incompatible for Mac OS10.12 macos Sierra or 10.13 High Sierra although there is stil a way to fax from Sierra and High Sierra with a modem.

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Product Features

  • External 56K USB Modem- Data transfer rates up to 56Kbps (down) and 33.6Kbps (up), Fax transfer rates at 14.4Kbps.
  • Add dial-up support to a laptop, or desktop computer when broadband access is not available.
  • USB Controller Data/Fax Modem - Compatible for Windows 8.1, 8, 7, XP & MacOS 10.9 to MacOS10.10 (Not for MacOS 10.12-10.13, Windows10).
  • Powered directly from the host USB port, full speed (12MHz) USB interface, compatible with USB 2.0.

Add dial-up support to a laptop, or desktop computer when broadband access is not available. Powered directly from the host usb port, full speed (12mhz) usb interface, compatible with usb 2.0. External 56k usb modem- data transfer rates up to 56kbps (down) and 33.6kbps (up), fax transfer rates at 14.4kbps. Usb controller data/fax modem - compatible for windows 8.1, 8, 7, xp & macos 10.9 to macos10.10 (not for macos 10.12-10.13, windows10).

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Zoom Model 3095 USB Modem - 56K V.92 Data + Fax

Zoom Model 3095 USB Modem

56K V.92 Data + Fax

by Zoom
What We like

Supports the latest dial-up modem standards and faster Web browsing with V.92, V.90 and V.44. An on-board controller and Digital Signal Processor provides enhanced compatibility with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems.

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Product Features

  • Fast Connect Times with V.92 QuickConnect
  • USB Powered - no batteries or power adapter required. USB plug is built into modem. USB version 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0 compliant
  • Fax Support - a Windows or Mac OS X (v10.6 or later) computer is required

Usb powered - no batteries or power adapter required. usb plug is built into modem. usb version 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0 compliant Fast connect times with v.92 quickconnect Fax support - a windows or mac os x (v10.6 or later) computer is required

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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE USB Modem 551L

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE USB Modem 551L

by Novatel
What We like

Verizon Wireless Novatel 551L 4G LTE USB Mobile Broadband Modem Aircard

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