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MULTIMEDIA MODEM PLUS USER'S GUIDE
FOR USAGE TO UPGRADE IBM MULTIMEDIA MODEM
(C) COPYRIGHT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1995. ALL RIGHTS
RESERVED.
Note to U.S. Government Users -- Documentation related to restricted rights -- Use, duplication or disclosure
is subject to restrictions set forth in GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
(MOD 715 P/N - 13H6715)
FIRST EDITION (DECEMBER 1995)
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  • Page 1 (C) COPYRIGHT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1995. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Note to U.S. Government Users -- Documentation related to restricted rights -- Use, duplication or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp. Page 1 of 47...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    SETTING MWAVE DISCRIMINATOR OPTIONS ... 22 CALLER ID IDENTIFICATION ... 22 DTMF CODE DISCRIMINATION... 23 DISCRIMINATOR SETTINGS ... 24 USING IBM WAKE-UP ON RING ... 25 USING MWAVE DSVD... 25 USING THE MWAVE MODEM ... 26 USING THE MWAVE MODEM COMMAND REFERENCE... 27 USING AUDIO...
  • Page 3 FAX MODEM ... 42 DATA MODEM ... 42 TELEPHONY SUBSYSTEM... 42 AUDIO FEATURES... 43 IBM MULTIMEDIA MODEM PLUS SETTINGS TABLE ... 43 RECOMENDED SETTINGS FOR THE AMBRA SERIES ... 43 GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ... 44 LICENSE INFORMATION ... 46 NOTICES...
  • Page 4: About This Book

    ABOUT THIS BOOK This book is intended to explain how to install and use the IBM Multimedia Modem Plus. You should have some experience with installing adapters in computers and be familiar with using the operating system on your computer before attempting to install this product.
  • Page 5: Mwave Software Features

    Read the Release Notes found in the Multimedia Modem Plus group in Windows or the README file found in the Multimedia Modem Plus folder in OS/2 after you have completed the software installation process. These files contain important information about using your Multimedia Modem Plus that is not included in this User's Guide.
  • Page 6: Minimum System Requirements

    95, OR OS/2 Warp with Multimedia support installed (WIN-OS/2 software is optional) ! Optional Rapid Resume and Wake-Up on Ring compatibility Many IBM computer models include the Rapid Resume and Wake-Up on Ring features. See the documentation that comes with your computer to determine if these features are available for your model.
  • Page 7: Preparing For Software Installation

    PREPARING FOR SOFTWARE INSTALLATION If you are upgrading from the Multimedia Modem or have any other Mwave software installed in your computer, you must remove the old Mwave software to avoid conflicts with the new Mwave software. The setup program that is part of your installation package should be used to remove the old Multimedia Modem Mwave software from your hard disk drive.
  • Page 8 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE UNDER WINDOWS 3.X OR WINDOWS 95 Note: If you are upgrading from the Multimedia Modem or have any other Mwave software installed in your computer, you must remove the old Mwave software to avoid conflicts with the new Mwave software.
  • Page 9 Informs you that the Multimedia Modem software has been removed. Click on OK. e. If you are asked if you want to overwrite the Multimedia Modem settings and message files, click on NO to protect your existing settings and message files.
  • Page 10: Configuring Your Multimedia Modem Plus For Windows

    NOTE: You must run the CONFIG.EXE program after running Setup or your Multimedia Modem Plus will not operate properly. Your mouse does not work when you are running the CONFIG.EXE program. Use the arrow > and tab keys to move the cursor.
  • Page 11: Manually Configuring Your Multimedia Modem Plus For Windows

    Identify the conflict. Refer to the documentation that comes with your computer and your devices to find a setting that you can use for the Multimedia Modem Plus. For example, for COM port or IRQ conflicts, check your computer manual to find an unused COM port and IRQ pair.
  • Page 12: Configuring Mwave Dos

    Shutdown and restart Windows or Windows 95. CONFIGURING MWAVE DOS If you want to change your Multimedia Modem Plus settings to use advanced audio, telegaming, or another supported application, you must access the Mwave DOS configuration window. This window is displayed when you you start DOS or close Windows with the Multimedia Modem Plus installed.
  • Page 13: Installing The Software Under Os/2 Warp

    " Creates the Multimedia Modem program desktop group Follow this procedure to install the Multimedia Modem Plus software under OS/2 Warp: 1. Start OS/2 and verify that the IBM Multimedia Presentation Manager/2 (MMPM/2) is installed in your computer. For information about MMPM/2, see your OS/2 user's manual.
  • Page 14 6. Click on OK to install the Mwave software in the default directory or type a new directory and click on OK. If the directory is not on your hard disk drive, click on YES to create it or click on NO and type another directory name. 7.
  • Page 15: Configuring Your Multimedia Modem Plus For Os/2 Warp

    If you are aware of a COM port, IRQ, or Base I/O address conflict then check the list of valid settings that you recorded for the Multimedia Modem Plus. If you are not aware of any conflicts, select EXIT and go to 6.
  • Page 16 SETUP again to change the settings. NOTE: If an IRQ assigned to a printer port (LPT1) conflicts with one of the Multimedia Modem Plus IRQ settings, the Multimedia Modem Plus can use the IRQ if a printer is not connected to the port.
  • Page 17: Updating The Mmpm/2 For Multimedia Modem Plus

    NOTE: Record the configuration information.. You can get this information by running CONFIGO.EXE from a DOS full screen session. At this point in your installation you must update the IBM Multimedia Presentation Manager/2 for use with your Multimedia Modem Plus. No sounds can be heard under OS/2 until you make this update.
  • Page 18: Configuring Your Multimedia Modem Plus For Win-Os/2

    Repeat this procedure starting with 2.a. for the WIN-OS/2 Window icon. 3. If you have already completed the installation of the Multimedia Modem Plus under Windows close all open windows and go to “What to do next” at the end of this section.
  • Page 19: Installing Applications Software

    Use this information to install the QuickLink Message Center. UNINSTALLING MULTIMEDIA MODEM PLUS SOFTWARE If you ever remove the Multimedia Modem Plus adapter from your computer, you must use the uninstall process to be sure that the Mwave software is removed from all directories on your hard disk drive.
  • Page 20 A:\SETUP and press ENTER. The Setup program takes some time to initialize. 4. Select the uninstall option if you want to remove the Multimedia Modem software from your computer. IMPORTANT: If you want to run the uninstall option to remove the Multimedia Modem Plus, run Uninstall from a WIN-OS/2 session using the Mwave for Windows diskettes, and then run Uninstall from the OS/2 Desktop using the Mwave for OS/2 diskettes.
  • Page 21: Using Voice, Fax And Data

    If you do not start a program to handle the incoming call type, the discriminator plays a "Sorry.." message for that call type. The IBM Multimedia Modem Plus provides the QuickLink Message Center for Windows and WIN-OS/2. The QuickLink Message Center includes a Call Manager program for voice and fax messages, and an On-Line Terminal Application for data (modem) messages.
  • Page 22: Setting Mwave Discriminator Options

    You can give a caller voice instructions for them to specify if they are sending you a fax or data message. Settings You can have the Multimedia Modem play a message if you did not start an application for the incoming call type. Always on Top If you want to see the Mwave Discriminator Window at all times, select OPTIONS in the Mwave Discriminator Window and click on ALWAYS ON TOP.
  • Page 23: Dtmf Code Discrimination

    DTMF CODE DISCRIMINATION The DTMF codes allow the caller to manually discriminate the type of the incoming call. The IBM Multimedia Modem Plus routes the call based on the code the caller enters. This is particularly useful for receiving data calls.
  • Page 24: Discriminator Settings

    DISCRIMINATOR SETTINGS You can specify and control several discriminator functions such as: Area code If you set the default area code to your local area code, do not enter the area code for local numbers in the Caller ID database. If the Caller ID data received over your telephone line contains the local area code, the discriminator uses the area code that you entered as the default to match the incoming number to a Caller ID database entry.
  • Page 25: Using Ibm Wake-Up On Ring

    You can use the Mwave DSVD communication capability to carry on a conversation and share data with another person at the same time over one telephone line. The IBM Multimedia Modem Plus provides a voice over data function with the caller's computer system. With this capability you can carry on a telephone conversation with a person at the same time you are sending data.
  • Page 26: Using The Mwave Modem

    AT&F&similar.&similar.&similar.E1V1X4&C1&D2%E1 USING THE MWAVE MODEM The IBM Multimedia Modem Plus allows you to view the modem's operational state. You may also need this information to help diagnose modem communication problems. NAVIGATE: From the Windows Multimedia Modem select Mwave Modem. If you select Mwave Modem from OS/2, go to the Minimized Window Viewer to view this window.
  • Page 27: Using The Mwave Modem Command Reference

    IBM Multimedia Modem Plus. SETTING WINDOWS AUDIO CONTROLS You can control all of the IBM Multimedia Modem Plus audio controls for Windows and WIN- OS/2 from the Mwave Audio Mixer Window. The audio mixer lets you control the playing of...
  • Page 28: Selecting The Input Source

    SELECTING THE INPUT SOURCE You can control the input source the Multimedia Modem Plus uses. If you do not specify the input source, you will not get any output audio signal. Click on the input source name or empty blank next to each one to select it. You have the following input options or combination of...
  • Page 29: Adding Special Audio Effects

    This function replaces the Mwave Audio Mixer since it is not available under OS/2. NAVIGATE: From the Multimedia Modem folder, go to Mwave Auxiliary Control. You do not have to specify whether you are in play or record mode since the OS/2 application will determine the mode.
  • Page 30: Playing A Cd

    USING DOS APPLICATIONS USING THE FASTCFG SCREEN IBM Multimedia Modem Plus has the features of both a sound card and a modem that you can use for DOS applications. It supports Sound Blaster and Sound Blaster Pro applications. NAVIGATE: Exit Windows, go to the DOS prompt, type FASTCFG, and press ENTER.
  • Page 31: Freeing Memory For Dos Applications

    NOTES: 1. The IBM Multimedia Modem Plus configures itself for the COM Port and needed IRQ settings. These settings must match those in your application, both Port and IRQ. These settings must not conflict with other active serial ports in your system. Consult your computer documentation for the method to view and change your configuration, if required.
  • Page 32: Using The Jpeg Image Viewer

    Image Viewer to open JPEG files produced by digital cameras or down loaded from an online service. To start the Image Viewer: NAVIGATE: From the Multimedia Modem go to Image Viewer. To open JPEG files and view them in the JPEG Image Viewer Window: 1. Click on the File drop down menu.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Use this section to solve hardware problems during or after installation. If your problem is not in the table or if you need help solving the problem call your IBM technical support representative. INSTALLATION PROBLEMS Use this section to solve installation problems.
  • Page 34: Operation Problems

    CAUSES/SOLUTION Close all audio applications, initialize the modem, open your modem application and do the following from the application terminal screen: 1. Type ATZ and press Enter. Your modem displays OK on the screen within 5 seconds. 2. Type ATH1 and press Enter. The ATH1 command is the same as taking the receiver off the hook, you will hear a dial tone through your speakers.
  • Page 35 PROBLEM Cannot connect to a DOS modem and fax application CAUSES/SOLUTION If the CONFIG.EXE tests passed, then the modem and fax software IRQ setting assigned to the COM port might not match the the IRQ setting selected by the CONFIG.EXE program. Run your DOS modem and fax software and change the IRQ setting for the COM Port to match the IRQ setting listed in the configuration program.
  • Page 36: Helpful Hints

    HELPFUL HINTS This section contains information about the IBM Multimedia Modem Plus that you will not find elsewhere in this book. You might find it helpful in some situations. INSTALLATION 1. When you run the Multimedia Modem Plus configuration program for Windows, CONFIG.EXE, it is recommended that you run Automatic Setup to test the board.
  • Page 37 Then repeat steps (a) and (b) to reconfigure your Multimedia Modem Plus board and reboot your system. IRQ 2 is unavailable to add-in cards on IBM PC/AT bus class computers due to the fact that IRQ 2 cascades to IRQ 9 on the second Intel 8259 PIC chip.
  • Page 38 If you have a CD-ROM drive installed on your system, have installed the Multimedia Modem Plus, and are now getting error messages when you power up your computer saying that the CD-ROM device is not found, view the CONFIG.SYS and look for the location of the following statement: DEVICE=C:\DSP2\SOLO\MWDDSOLO.EXE...
  • Page 39: Faxworks For Os/2 Users

    CONFIGO match the ones you chose in CONFIG. OS/2 Users: If you are using OS/2, do not open the Mwave modem in OS/2 and WIN- OS/2 at the same time. It will hang the system if you open both of them.
  • Page 40: Audio Applications

    Multimedia Modem Plus DMA controller, from gaining access to the bus for long periods of time. When this situation occurs with the Multimedia Modem Plus, audio samples are not available to the DSP at the time they are needed.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS The Multimedia Modem Plus adapter is an audio and telecommunications adapter for ISA and EISA 386, 486, and Pentium-based personal computers. The following are the hardware and software specifications for the Multimedia Modem Plus. CARD FEATURES 16-bit busmaster ISA host interface...
  • Page 42: Power Requirements

    Class 2 fax compatibility DATA MODEM 28 800 bps (V.34) data modem 14 400 bps (V.32bis) data modem DSVD support when connected to another IBM Mwave modem Hayes AT Command Set compatibility V.42 bis, MNP 5 data compression V.42, MNP 1-4 error correction...
  • Page 43: Audio Features

    Mic-In input impedance: 2 kohm (ext) Output level (max at 32 ohm load): 1/32 Watt (ext) Output level: 1 V rms (ext) IBM MULTIMEDIA MODEM PLUS SETTINGS TABLE Enter current settings if different from default settings RECOMENDED SETTINGS FOR THE AMBRA SERIES...
  • Page 44: Glossary Of Terms And Abbreviations

    GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ADPCM. Adaptive differential pulse code modulation. ASYNCHRONOUS. Pertaining to two or more processes that do not depend upon the occurrence of a specific event such as a common timing signal. BPS. Bits per second. In serial transmission, the instantaneous bit speed with which a device or channel transmits a character.
  • Page 45 MNP. Microcom networking protocol. MPEG. Moving Pictures Experts Group. SYNCHRONOUS. Pertaining to two or more processes that depend upon the occurrence of specific events such as common timing signals. TAPI. Telephony application programming interface. WIN-OS/2. OS/2 3.x support for programs requiring Microsoft Windows. Page 45 of 47...
  • Page 46: License Information

    References in this publication to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that IBM intends to make these available in all countries in which IBM operates. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used.
  • Page 47: Trademarks

    TRADEMARKS The following terms are trademarks of the IBM Corporation in the United States or other countries or both: Presentation Manager The following terms are trademarks of other companies: FaxWorks SofNet, Inc. Hayes Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc. Microcom Microcom Systems Inc.