It is a fact that dsl modem is used as a device for the connection of a single computer and router with the dsl phone line so that users should use adsl service. Users of dsl modem should be aware that it is a transceiver unlike other modems. Dsl modem is also known as dsl transceiver or either as ATU-R in the market.
Sometimes dsl modem helps in connectivity as it shares adsl sevice with certain groups of machines. Even dsl modem carries functional block for doing framing whereas other blocks performs Asynchronous Transfer Mode Segmentation and Reassembly. Users should know that dsl modem which works as bridge do not require ip address as it is already assigned for doing managerial operations.
With the advancement of technology functions of multiple chips can be aligned into one single chip. If users see the integration of higher levels then they will notice that it has helped the dsl as they given the advantage to many computer hardwares. One should have the knowledge that dsl modem needs the following things to work properly such as power supply for transformer and capacitor, data connection and power circuitry, dsl digital data pump , dsl analog chip and line driver, micro controller, filter etc. What happens on the circuit card along with its synchronization ? Can be changed with the help of advanced technology. So consumers should not worry and curry too much as there is a solution for there each and every problem.
At present microsoft windows and other operating systems is unable to identify external dsl modems. And also don’t have property sheet or any other internal method which can help in configuring them. Infact dsl modems hardly required configuration as they belong to the physical layer of each computer networks which does the work of transferring data from one medium to another medium.