Re: [Nolug] Old DSL modem

From: Jeremy (mailing list account) <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 21:39:23 -0500
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Your best bet would be to check places like electronics and computers
shops nearby. Some of them will take it off your hands in the hope of
finding usable bits and pieces before recycling the rest. JP also does
electronics recycling pickups occasionally - don't remember the last one
though. One shop that I know that does take hardware for recycling is
Busy Bee's Computers on Napoleon:

We've used them to recycle equipment from my employer.

Office Depot will also take stuff for recycling for a reasonable price:


On 3/24/2011 2:54 PM, Dave Prentice wrote:
> How do you recycle stuff like this?
> DP
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> From: Jeremy (mailing list account) <>
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> Subject: Re: [Nolug] Old DSL modem
> On 3/22/2011 11:18 PM, Dave Prentice wrote:
> > I'm cleaning out my man-cave and found an old DirectTV DSL modem. Does
> > anybody know if this is of any possible use, or should I throw it in the
> > trash?
> > Thanks!
> > Dave P.
> The firmware on those things makes them useless for services other than
> DirectvDSL. Right after they shutdown, some of us old subscribers were
> trying to figure out how to change the firmware, but interest waned
> quickly because getting a new modem was quicker and easier.
> Recycle that brick...
> J
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