Putting a Sportster to Good Use
Note: story & pictures from 1992! The Sportster appears to have improved since then.
After many trials and travails with our USR Sportster modem (external model),
we finally found a good use for it...
which involved introducing Mr. Sportster to Mr. Sledgehammer!
(You can read the
full story here.)
A pictorial history of the introduction of Mr. Sportster to Mr. Sledgehammer
A USR Sportster 14.4 working about as well as usual.
Yes, it isn't plugged in ... and so it isn't working.
So, what's new?
Our office had a contest for the honor of introducing
Mr. Sportster to Mr. Sledgehammer:
Our office manager, Cindy Scott (
Cindy introduces Mr. Sportster to Mr. Sledgehammer:
- Mr. Sportster, meet Mr. Sledgehammer:
The Sportster, about to be useful for a change.
Mr. Sportster meets Mr. Sledgehammer:
Mr. Sportster met Mr. Sledgehammer:
More Wild applause!
The good use? Keeping Mr. Sledgehammer in shape!
(Note: we've had very good success using USR Courier modems...as modems...
they seem very reliable and we recommend them.)