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What does AC stand for?

AC stands for Acoustic Coupler

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Acoustic Coupler Deservedly included on PC World's " Ugliest Products in Tech History " list, the external acoustic-coupler modem (1965) turned luggable computers into network interfaces using ordinary telephones, at a blazing 300bps.
Using multiprotocol support, they communicate by cellular phone (with an acoustic coupler at the customer's office) while on the road, and from direct dial-up at their home.
The MessageSender is a pocket-size portable Qwerty keyboard and acoustic coupler that lets users send text and numeric pages from a phone, without the need for a modem or dedicated line.
CipherLab Enables AG South to Capture $2 Million of Lost Sales by Streamlining Product Orders PLANO, Texas -- CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for the retail, warehouse and distribution markets, today announced that Associated Grocers of the South is now rolling out the company's CPT-8021 acoustic coupler terminals to the wholesale cooperative's 300 member grocery stores throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle.
Starting with 300 bps acoustic couplers that "cradled" telephone handsets to make a data connection, one of the industry's most successful modem lines, the MultiModem(R) evolved providing the lineage to today's voice/data/fax models, fax servers and embedded technologies.